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Braces without Surgery

Sometimes, patients are told they need surgery to correct alignment and bite issues. In some cases this is true, but not all positioning problems require surgery or extractions. We’ve helped to correct jaw and teeth alignment in many patients without surgery. Claire’s story A dentist advised Claire and her parents that she would need [...]

2019-02-20T17:33:16-04:00February 20th, 2019|Kids and Teens, Teeth and Gums|

5 Ways Children’s Dentistry Can Help Your Child

Children's dentistry is my passion.  As a mother, I would do anything for my child.  I know that all parents want to do the best for their children.  You also want to make sure that your child is comfortable.  As a result, we recommend early orthodontic treatment. In children’s dentistry, at around [...]

2018-11-04T12:19:32-04:00September 10th, 2018|Kids and Teens|

Is Your Child Really Brushing Their Teeth?

Do you ever wonder if your son or daughter is really brushing teeth properly?  Do you catch yourself asking if they brushed long enough or well enough?  We have something, called disclosing tablets, that can help your child improve their brushing.   Brushing Teeth Removes Plaque   Plaque is that film you [...]

2018-10-10T14:20:56-04:00October 23rd, 2017|Kids and Teens|

Teeth Bleaching and Teenagers

If you are thinking of bleaching teeth for your teenager, consider this. There are over-the-counter products that contain “bleaching” agents to help whiten your teeth. It might be tempting to let your kids try one of those products because well, let’s face it, they are way less expensive than getting it done [...]

2018-11-04T13:00:51-04:00August 14th, 2017|Kids and Teens|

Children’s Dentistry: 5 Ways Your Child’s Teeth Are In Danger

Children's Dentistry estimates that about 70% of children have malocclusion.  This is a term we use to describe a misalignment of teeth, a poor bite, or a problem of the upper and lower teeth fitting together when biting. If this is left untreated, it can result in chewing problems, crowding of teeth, [...]

2018-10-10T14:23:18-04:00May 11th, 2017|Kids and Teens|

5 Things You Must Know About Your Child Before Braces

Did you know that 70% of children have malocclusion, a term used to describe a misalignment of teeth, a poor bite, or a problem of the upper and lower teeth fitting together when biting or chewing? This, if left untreated, can lead to difficulty chewing, crowding of teeth, overbite, gum disease, increased decay [...]

2019-07-19T16:54:52-04:00May 19th, 2016|Kids and Teens|

Oral Cancer – Is Your Child at Risk?

One American dies every hour from oral cancer. 4 in 10 oral cancer patients will die within 5 years of being diagnosed. Oral cancer is definitely on the rise and it’s our job as parents to help minimize our child’s risk of getting this life-threatening disease. The scary part is, 65% of oral [...]

2018-12-13T10:58:33-04:00April 18th, 2016|Kids and Teens|

Ways to Cure Your Child’s Thumb Sucking Habit

How it affects your child’s teeth: The top teeth overlap the bottom teeth in a normal bite. In children with chronic thumb sucking habits, an open space starts to form between the upper and lower front teeth when fully closing on the back teeth. This can cause tension in the jaw joints, headaches [...]

2018-10-10T14:22:29-04:00August 4th, 2015|Kids and Teens|

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