Instructing Young Children on Proper Oral Care

When it comes to raising a child with healthy hygiene habits, there is no training manual for parents to follow, and this can make it challenging to identify when your child is ready for oral care. We are happy to offer some guidelines on how to teach dental health to... Read more »

Got Questions About Oral Hygiene for Kids? Here Are Your Answers

If you have questions about oral hygiene for kids, it’s best to find the answers right away. The more you know about children’s oral hygiene, the better chance you have of properly and effectively cleaning your child’s smile. So, our dentist, Dr. Ed Perdue, is happy to help you start... Read more »

The Basics of Pediatric Dentistry

A pediatric dentist differs from other dentists in that he has been through additional years of training specifically for his specialized field. While dentists of every stripe complete years of dental school, the pediatric dentist gains specialized experience and advanced knowledge in treating infants and children. Our dental practice and... Read more »

Tips on How to Protect Your Teen’s Teeth and Gums so They Can Have a Top-Notch Smile

Unfortunately, there are many things that can harm your teen’s teeth and gums, like high-contact sports and activities, bacteria, acid, plaque, and more. If you and your teen don’t take the necessary measures to protect the smile, dental consequences can occur. So, to help you help your teen, our pediatric... Read more »

What You Should Know About Baby Teeth

You may be surprised to learn that your child’s baby teeth play a big role in the health of his or her smile as an adult. This is because the primary teeth hold space in a child’s smile so that their permanent teeth can come in properly when the time... Read more »

Visiting the Dentist for the First Time

As a parent, you want the most for your child, and that means ensuring that they’re seeing the best medical professionals who will see to attaining the child’s greatest health. We often get asked by parents when they should begin taking their children into our office for routine dental checkups.... Read more »

The Oral Hygiene Tips You Need to Help Your Child Have a Healthy Smile

If you want your child to have the top-notch smile they deserve, then you need to make sure they keep up on oral hygiene. This is important because oral hygiene is vital for strong and healthy teeth and gums as well as for a successful oral health. To help you... Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Although we often think of our baby’s health first, we tend to put products in their drinking bottles to ensure they're getting the proper nutrition without first thinking about the ramifications the products can have on their smile. Although it may seem like a good idea to dip your child's... Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Pediatric Dentistry

It is important to maintain and care for your child's teeth as long as possible. This includes cleaning their teeth daily and making sure avoid various risks and hazards that can arise. You should care for their teeth until they are approximately 6 years old, at which point you can... Read more »

Is Your Child Scared of Losing Their Teeth? Here’s How to Make the Process a Little More Fun

Losing the baby teeth is a natural process. It’s going to happen no matter how much your child doesn’t want it to. However, this doesn’t make it any easier, right? Well, fortunately, there are things you can do as a parent to make this process a little more fun and... Read more »