Hampton Cove – Our New Office

Our new Pediatric Dentistry office opens in March 2015 to serve our patients in the Hampton Cove area. Alabama Pediatric Dental Associates and Orthodontics (APDA) now has four offices: Huntsville,…

AAPD annual meeting in Boston!

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (the aapd) had its annual meeting in Boston last weekend.  This is the annual gathering of pediatric dentists, staff, vendors, family and friends for…

Put It Out There For Free

Recently, I was asked to speak on marketing and social media.  Our large group pediatric dentistry and orthodontic practice requires a solid marketing plan to keep the practice healthy.  We…

Sign This

While at the hospital the other day, I was asked once again to sign some paperwork for the hospital before being able to see one of our patients in the…

Teething Troubles

As a Pediatric Dentist, I see patients from birth to age twenty-one.  In one chair there may be a college age teen who needs his wisdom teeth removed, and in…

When will my child loose his first tooth?

I get this question all the time:  When will my child’s first baby tooth fall out?  The answer is that it varies form child to child.  There are a lot…

Data Analysis, or Gambling?

I just got back from a continuing education meeting which happened to be located in Las Vegas. I also watched the movie “21” which is based on the real life…

How To Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

Here is an article based on an interview with Dr. Joel Berg, pediatric dentist and president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, discussing prevention of dental disease in children.  Basically,…

The Cost Of Braces Is Going Up?

There are a lot of factors that go into the cost of providing braces.  First, and significantly, it is the diagnostic and technical expertise of the orthodontist.  Try doing braces…