Common Questions About a Child’s First Dental Appointment

Do you have questions about the first dental visit for a child? If so, our dentist, Dr. Jared Pearson, is happy to help you find the answers you need. The more you know about the appointment, the less nervous you might feel for your child. So, to help you, he is happy to provide the answers to these commonly asked... read more »

Focus on Your Child’s Oral Health Care with Pediatric Dentistry

Have you ever brought your child in to see a pediatric dentist? Are you aware that pediatric dentists are specially trained in treating children to ensure their smiles can thrive for a lifetime of happiness? Even if you take care of your child's teeth on a daily basis, it is always helpful to bring them in for oral examinations and... read more »

What Is the Best Way for Your Toddler to Use a Sippy Cup?

To protect your child's smile from cavities when they are young, it is recommended that their first dental visit occurs after their teeth begin to erupt or by their first birthday. This is important, because more and more children, including toddlers, are experiencing dental caries. How is this possible? Unfortunately, it is due to extended exposure to sugary beverages, mainly... read more »

Why Oral Health is so Important for Kids

You might know that there are a few things you’ll need to do if you’d like to keep your teeth healthy and strong. You might know that brushing and flossing twice a day are extremely important. However, did you know that there are several steps you should take if you’d like to help your children establish healthy habits? Naturally, it’s... read more »

Tooth Brushing Tips and Techniques for Toddlers

The key to great smile for your child is in your hands. You are in the driver’s seat for their oral health, and their teeth depend on you to see them through. Teaching your children to brush on their own can take many years for them to master the skill effectively enough for them to do so on their own.... read more »

Your Childrens Teeth: How to Keep Them Healthy

Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your kids enjoy healthy smiles for a... 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 children won’t fight it? Helping... 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 cause a number of problems.... 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 tooth falls out? Should you... read more »