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Pediatric Health Care Focus: Teething

July 31, 2017

If you have a child who is suffering from teething, you must do your part to make sure their smile will shine through for years to come. Teething typically starts when teeth rub against the gum line and break through to become visible to the outside world. It can cause infants and young children anxiety, discomfort, and pain. Helpful treatments can be used to help individuals with the pain.
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Teeth and Gums 101: Thumb Sucking

July 1, 2017

Did you know that a child can damage their teeth by sucking their thumb? Although thumb sucking tends to be a normal habit in children, by no means should it be encouraged, as it can have many negative consequences on their teeth, and even potentially affect the positioning of their teeth as they age.
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Tips for Treating Teething

June 6, 2017

Although children are often born with all of their teeth, they often do not start to become visible until around 6 months of age. As the teeth begin to break through the gums, pain and discomfort can occur in a process known as teething. Listed below are some common tips for treating teething:
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Top Tooth Brushing Tips for Infants and Young Children

February 27, 2017

Even though your child will not be able to brush their teeth effectively until around 6 years of age, it is important to immediately begin brushing their teeth as soon as they begin to appear. For the first few years, you will need to brush their teeth for them, but as they begin to grow up, encourage them to practice on their own until you are confident they can do so by themselves safely and effectively. Listed below are some of the top tooth brushing tips for infants and young children:
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