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 »

What to Expect at a Child’s Frist Dental Visit

Do you have a child that hasn’t yet been to the dentist? Coming to the dentist for children can be a scary experience, especially if it’s their first visit. To help our young patients feel more comfortable, we offer First Visits for children. Here is what we typically do for... Read more »

The Vital Role Baby Teeth Play

Is anything more important than the health of your children? If you’re a new parent, you know that there’s nothing a parent would do to take care of their child. That’s why treating the teeth of your child is so crucial to do right, and we want to assist you... Read more »

Dental Sealants and Insurance Companies

Dental sealants can do miracles for defending your molars from cavities. Many people get dental sealants and like them, and yet many others do not. One of the reasons that many people don’t think about getting dental sealants is because they think their insurance won’t reimburse them. Will your insurance... Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Oral Health

Watching for the side effects of baby bottle tooth decay is an awesome way to battle its effects, but occasionally you’ll need professional help. Use this advice to help your child prior to and following their baby bottle tooth decay appointment. To prepare for your appointment with our office, please... Read more »

Becoming the Tooth Fairy

Your child has their first loose tooth. You know what this means: it’s time for the Tooth Fairy! But you’ve never taken on this role before. How does one become the Tooth Fairy? Dr. Sukyoung Ahn and our team are happy to offer some fun ideas. Setting Expectations Your child... Read more »

Dental Sealants: Your Questions Answered

What are dental sealants? A dental sealant is a thin, plastic material that is painted on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (the molars and the premolars) to help protect them from decay. Why should dental sealants be placed? The chewing surfaces of the back teeth have crevices that... Read more »

The Oral Hygiene Tools to Use for a Top-Notch Fall Smile

If you want a strong and healthy smile this fall season, there are certain things you need to do. One of those things is to have an effective and diligent oral hygiene routine. In order to do so, you need the right tools. So, to help you make sure you... Read more »

Growing Pains and Growing Teeth

Kids are not used to growing up. After all, they’ve never done it before. Learning the rope of oral hygiene, teething, losing baby teeth and growing permanent teeth – it all can be somewhat daunting for your little ones. That’s why we’re here – the adults – to lead them... Read more »

Q & A: Pediatric Dental Care

Your child deserves a strong and healthy smile, and it's up to you to help them achieve that smile goal. However, that might be a tricky task if you're not sure how to do so. Well, to help you know more about pediatric dentistry so you can help your child,... Read more »