Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and... Read more »

Smile Marvels: Toothbrushing for Kids

Do you know how to properly brush your child's teeth for optimal health care? To help prevent further damage from occurring to your child’s smile, establish effective oral hygiene routines including brushing their teeth twice daily. For additional help with your child's pediatric care, bring them in to see their... Read more »

The Unique Skillset of a Pediatric Dentist

Are you under the impression that a pediatric dentist is only for babies and small children? If so, you probably don't realize that most pediatric dentists will have patients that have been with them well into adulthood. Many of them are those with special needs who cannot feel comfortable with... Read more »

Content Smiles: Mouth Guards

Because your teeth and gums are often at risk of severe blows to your face that can cause damage, a mouth guard can add an additional layer of protection to limit the effects of any harm that may arise during sports. Not only should you understand the different types of... Read more »

Dental Sealants: The Way to a Safer Smile

Your child deserves a strong and healthy smile that is free of cavities and other dental issues. Unfortunately, there are many things that can attack the teeth and threaten their oral health. The good news is that dental sealants can help them have a safer and healthier smile. To find... Read more »

Dental Hygiene for Kids & Parents

Even though baby teeth are not permanent, we stress their importance in your child’s long-term dental health. Did you know that your child’s baby teeth help guide the permanent teeth into their correct positions? Because of this, it is so important that you teach your child to brush and floss... Read more »

The Best Smiles are Built with Teething Treatments

Due to the risks associated with teething, your pediatric dentist recommends that your child always receives the necessary treatment if any teeth begin to show up. As soon as the first tooth is visible, it is important to look for symptoms and indications that teething is present and provide the... Read more »

Children’s Oral Hygiene: The Characteristics to Look for in a Child’s Electric Toothbrush

If you’re looking for the perfect electric toothbrush for your child, then our dentist, Dr. Sukyoung Ahn, would like to help you. Choosing the right brush can help your child keep their teeth and gums in tip-top shape and it can even make oral hygiene a little more fun and... Read more »

What to Do When Your Child Has a Loose Tooth

The tooth fairy is beloved by children. The prospect of getting a few coins (or bucks!) for losing a baby tooth is exciting and makes the natural process fun rather than distressing. So, what can you do as a parent to help your child when a tooth is ready to... Read more »

When Thumb Sucking Leads to Oral Issues

It’s been known that thumb-sucking is a reaction to stress, a way for a baby to pacify her or himself. It’s also well-known that it can affect children’s oral health – and not for the good. In today’s blog, you will learn how this stress-reliever may cause potential future oral... Read more »