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 »

Additional Information About Pediatric Dentistry

If you constantly find yourself at risk for keeping your child's teeth and gums safe, it is important to bring them in for routine checkups at their pediatric dentist. Pediatric dentistry is designed to focus on the oral health care of younger individuals to ensure they receive the treatments they need. The field of pediatric dentistry is an important one... read more »

Picking a Pediatric Dentist

Do you know what makes your dentist best suited to his or her job? While all dentists receive similar initial training, a pediatric dentist spends extra time learning about caring for the dental needs of infants, children and teenagers. At Colmar Dentistry for Kids we understand that pediatric dentistry requires a different approach than adult care, and our staff is... read more »

Teach a Child to Brush

If you are teaching a child to brush teeth, some days you need all the help you can get! Here are some ideas to help your child brush their teeth. Family Time: Proper oral hygiene habits include brushing for two minutes, twice a day, and flossing for two to three minutes once a day. If you consistently do this with... read more »