One of the greatest perks of being a family dental office is teaching our young patients the importance of oral healthcare. And we take immense pride in being able to track your kids’ exciting dental milestones at the very same time you are! Read our blog post for a look at the top dental milestones you can track for your kids.
It can be challenging to help your child build strong oral health habits. Young children often have difficulty with coordination and consistency, and sometimes they’ll even eat things that are definitely not food, like toothpaste. Read our blog post to learn if it’s okay for kids to swallow toothpaste.
Thumb sucking is a common way for children to calm themselves and bring themselves comfort. But if your child is sucking their thumb frequently past the age of four, this innocent habit can wreak havoc on your child’s oral health. Read our blog post for some of the consequences your child can face if they continue to suck their thumb.
If you or your child are involved in contact sports, we recommend getting fitted for a mouthguard right away! Mouthguards can protect your smile and save you from serious dental injuries.
When it comes to caring for your teeth, preventative treatments can’t be undersold. That’s because protecting yourself from the harm that can come to teeth can prevent lost teeth and costly problems down the line. That’s why we want our patients to know about the benefits of dental sealants. Read our blog post for more!
Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is the best way to ward off tooth decay and tooth loss. But what’s the best way to convince your children that brushing their teeth is not only healthy, but also fun? Check out our blog post for our list of things that you can do to help your child brush their teeth consistently—and avoid tooth decay while they do it!
It’s important to keep children’s teeth healthy. It sets them up for a lifetime of beautiful smiles. Check out our blog post for tips to help your kids love brushing their teeth!
They may sound synonymous, but a children’s (or pediatric) dentist and a family dentist are actually quite different. Check out our blog post where we help you decide which one is best for you and your family’s needs.
Here at Springhurst Hills Dentistry, we treat patients of all ages. Check out our blog for tips to help you and your child prepare for their dental visit. We look forward to helping your entire family have superb oral health!