Thumb Sucking and Pacifier Use

Thumb Sucking and Pacifier Use

  Like many parents, you may be concerned about your child’s thumb sucking, finger sucking or pacifier use. You may wonder if it is harmful, at what age it should stop or what could happen if your child does not stop.   You can rest assured that sucking is...

A Great Resource for Parents

  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has recently put together a wonderful resource for parents who may have serious questions about their child’s teeth/dentist. We highly recommend you visit this website – as it is a great tool for parents who...
Alarming Children’s Teeth Statistics

Alarming Children’s Teeth Statistics

  DID YOU KNOW that dental disease (cavities and gum disease) is the most common childhood disease – FIVE times more common than asthma?   If that’s not surprising enough, here are some more startling statistics:   47.4% of 3rd graders in Virginia have...
Impact of Breastfeeding on Dental Health

Impact of Breastfeeding on Dental Health

  The experience of breastfeeding is very special for many new moms as they consider that time a valuable bonding experience between the mother and newborn child.  Moms who are able to breastfeed also benefit for other reasons: they gain overall health benefits,...
The Advantages of Digital Technology in Pediatric Dentistry

The Advantages of Digital Technology in Pediatric Dentistry

Digital advances in Pediatric Dentistry are amazing. Not only do they provide for patient comfort, they create opportunities for Pediatric Dentists to provide better treatment.   Digital X-Rays The cutting-edge technology of digital X-rays, also known as digital...
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