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…

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,…

What Is Your Favorite Toothpaste?

What is your favorite toothpaste?  Which toothpaste is the best?  Most all toothpastes have the same amount of fluoride.  The ones that do not are those few marketed as natural,…

Although we see children in our practice, a few of our patients are actually new mom’s to be. They are usually those in their older teens or young twenties. We…

Special Patients…. Aren’t all patient’s special? Yes, of course, but there are those who require additional attention and care. These patients are generally classified as “special needs” patients. These are…

Is chewing gum bad for your teeth? Should I let my child chew gum? To get right to the point, chewing gum is ok! In fact, there are studies that…

Patients presenting with Autism can be a challenge for dental professionals. We as Pediatric Dentists see patients with all kinds of special needs, developmental conditions and disabilities. Autism is a…

Dental Enamel is the outer part of a tooth; the part you see. It coveres the tooth like a thick eggshell. In baby teeth, it is quite thin. In permanent…