The Creation of the Tooth Fairy

Think back on the days that you believed in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Do you remember the excitement the prospect of losing a baby tooth brought? Knowing that the Tooth Fairy was going to come to take the tooth and leave money, whether it was a dime, quarter, or dollar, is a highlight… Read more »

How to Help Your Kids Brush Their Teeth

You know that it can be hard to help your kids open their mouths when it’s time to brush their teeth. But it’s very important to help your children brush their teeth–especially if you want them to enjoy a healthy smile. Do you ever wonder what you can do to make brushing fun so your… Read more »

13 Tips to Tackle Toothbrush Maintenance This Halloween Season

With the Halloween Season upon us, it is paramount that you don’t forget to brush twice daily to wash away any acid buildup caused by excessive sugar intake. Here are 13 easy tips everyone needs to consider when caring for your toothbrush: – Don’t share toothbrushes. – Keep your toothbrush clean when not in use…. Read more »

Oral Health Tips for Kids

Ensuring that your children have the best oral health possible is one of the more difficult parts about being a parent. On top of that, kids are notorious for not wanting to brush their teeth. So how do you help them have good oral health? Let’s look at a few things Dr. recommends you do…. Read more »

How to Get Your Child Off of Their Pacifier

You probably know that when your child cries, a natural solution is to hand them their pacifier. Fortunately, there isn’t anything wrong with that—in fact, a pacifier can comfort your child and help you, as their parent, get some precious rest. However, if your pacifier isn’t used properly, or is used too long, they could… Read more »

The Best Way to Keep Your Child’s Smile Care up to Date

Were you aware that more than one-half of all children aged 5-9 years have at least one cavity or filling in their smile? And that if this condition is left undiagnosed, it can ultimately harm your child because a painful tooth or chronic dental problem can lead to difficulty in eating, speaking and concentrating? Children with… Read more »

The Tooth Fairy Legend

Like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is a symbol of childhood. The Tooth Fairy exists in many cultures and across many religions. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Dr. and our team at are happy to shed some light on the subject. The Tooth Fairy came to be fairly… Read more »

Dental Sealants Help Prevent Cavities on Your Child’s Molars and Premolars

As your child’s permanent molars and premolars emerge, it’s quite common for the biting surfaces of these teeth to have deep pits and fissures. A deeply textured biting surface is an evolutionary trait that helped our ancient ancestors more efficiently chew and grind tough foods. Sometimes, these pits and fissures can be hard to clean… Read more »

What to Do When Your Child Has a Loose Tooth

As you know, parents don’t want to see their child in pain. In fact, many parents struggle to see their kids in any pain at all, regardless of how uncomfortable they are. Similarly, most parents wouldn’t intentionally do anything detrimental to their child’s health. With that in mind, what would you do if your child’s… Read more »