Include the Tooth Fairy as One of Santa’s Helpers

Santa and his elves aren’t the only ones giving gifts to children to reward good behavior throughout the year. The Tooth Fairy is another children’s favorite as she bestows gifts in exchange for their lost teeth year-round. Considering they can lose up to 20 baby teeth, children can get to know the Tooth Fairy very well in your journey to... read more »

Everything You Want to Know About Your Child’s Primary Teeth

Do you have questions about your child’s developing smile? If so, today we’re going to talk about their teeth. Your infant’s primary teeth can appear as early as five months, and by the time they are one year old, they usually have sprouted six baby teeth (typically the top four teeth in the front and the bottom two). Their first... read more »

Monsters Need Dental Care, Too!

Are you having a hard time getting your child to take care of their smile? With the holidays fast approaching, you want them to take even better care of their pearly whites with so many sweets and treats coming at them. We want your children to have great dental care, and some great ways to help your child in their... read more »

What Should and Shouldn’t Go in Your Teen’s Smile

With so many concerns surrounding your teen’s healthy development, one important factor to manage is their oral health. During this time in their life, they are exposed to new situations and fads with their peers. You can help them navigate this stage to build healthy habits for a lifetime of healthy smiles. So, let’s take a look at what’s in... read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have about their oral hygiene. We can also spot check for... read more »

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 sounds. At this age, the goal of the first visit... read more »

Pediatric Dentistry: The Cool Oral Hygiene Tools for Kids

Are you struggling to motivate your child to clean and care for their teeth each day? If so, our dentist, Dr. Deanna Dudenbostel, encourages you to spice up the oral hygiene routine! This can make cleaning the teeth and gums a little more fun and exciting, which could give your child the motivation they need. One way you can spice... read more »

Making Dental Hygiene Fun for Your Child

If getting your child to brush and floss is a struggle, you are not alone. Maybe changing something simple is all it will take to help them enjoy dental hygiene. This can take a little creativity, so Dr. Deanna Dudenbostel and our team are thrilled to give you a few ideas. Make Up a Game Children are naturally very playful.... read more »

How to Help Your Children Avoid Tooth Decay

Tooth decay, which is also known as a cavity, is a serious and dangerous dental issue. This is because it attacks and severely damages the teeth. It’s best to avoid tooth decay as much as possible. If you’re a parent trying to prevent tooth decay in your child’s smile, our dentist, Dr. Deanna Dudenbostel, is happy to help you. There... read more »

Oral Health Marvels: Teething

As children are at a high risk for several forms of dental damage, they often require specialized treatment through a pediatric dentist. Various forms of oral health risks that are common in children may not be common in adults, so advanced care will be required. If your child is teething, it means that their teeth are breaking through the gum... read more »