Thumb Sucking and Its Effect on Your Pediatric Health

Are you aware that sucking on thumbs can damage your smile and your natural teeth alignment? Given the dangers that exist, thumb sucking should be discouraged when you see your child begin to implement the habit. Due to the fact that thumb sucking can slow the growth of teeth, you... Read more »

Dental Sealants Are Like Tiny Raincoats for Your Child’s Teeth

What is tooth enamel? It’s the tough and sturdy substance on the outermost layer of your teeth. Your enamel is naturally fortified, but it’s certainly not invincible. It needs outside help to fully protect teeth from decay. One way to fight this problem is to ask Dr. Sukyoung Ahn about... Read more »

What Is Pediatric Dentistry?

Did you that there is a branch of dentistry specifically designed for our youth called pediatric dentistry? Pediatricians often spend many years in school after their dental schooling is finished to learn what it takes to be a pediatrician. For more information about pediatric dentistry, consider the following: - There... Read more »

Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

You may be wondering when to take your bundle of joy in for their first dental appointment. It may be surprising to learn that the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that your child’s first dental visit happen by their first birthday. The idea of bringing your baby into a... Read more »

Tips and Techniques to Improve Your Teething Tactics

Are you prepared to help your child when they are teething? Teething is a common process that all children go through when their teeth begin to appear in their mouths. Typically, the process can be painful when the teeth break through the gums and can lead to irritability and discomfort.... Read more »

What Do You Know About Pediatric Dentistry?

What do you know about pediatric dentistry? If you are like many new parents, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and have a lot of questions about your child’s oral health care. That is why our team here at Sukyoung Ahn DDS in Chico, California, is happy to tell you about... Read more »

7 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Sane at the Dentist’s Office

Does your child have a hard time sitting still? Here are seven tips to help children keep their calm at the dentist’s office. -Make sure your child rests well before their appointment. A tired child is going to be an unhappy child, so try to make sure that your son... Read more »

How Can Dental Sealants Help You?

Did you know that there are many things you should do to keep your pearly whites healthy and strong? Have you ever wondered if dental sealants could help you? In reality, this treatment might be very useful if you’d like to keep your kid’s pearly whites strong and healthy. You... Read more »

Dental Sealants Help Protect Back Teeth from the Ravages of Tooth Decay

Molars and premolars typically have deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel of the biting surfaces. This makes the teeth more efficient for the task of chewing and grinding the tough foods you eat. Unfortunately, they can also act as traps for food residue and bacterial plaque. If your... Read more »

Tips on Making Your Child’s Dental Appointment More Successful

Sometimes taking a child to the dentist can be difficult and quite stressful. However, did you know there are things you can do to increase your chances of your child having a positive and successful dental appointment? Well, it’s true, and our Sukyoung Ahn DDS dental team is happy to... Read more »