Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and... Read more »

Who is the Tooth Fairy?

If you want your child to enjoy losing their little baby chompers, then our dentist, Dr. Ed Perdue, encourages you to introduce the Tooth Fairy. The Tooth Fairy is a mythical creature that visits children after they have lost their little baby teeth. When telling your child about this friendly,... Read more »

Dental Crowns for Children

A pediatric dental crown is a custom-made dental restoration for children that covers an entire tooth to restore its strength, size, shape and appearance after it has been affected by a cavity or oral injury. Also called a cap, a dental crown may be recommended for your child to keep... Read more »

How Safe Are Teething Rings?

Is your infant teething? Are you using teething rings to try and soothe your child’s discomfort? While many parents have used some variation of them for years, and they can be effective at calming an infant, the rings may not be safe if they’re not used properly. Typically, when we... Read more »

Improve the Health of Your Child’s Smile With Dental Sealants

Do you want a top-notch smile and oral health for your child? If so, then dental sealants might be right for them! Our pediatric dentist, Dr. Ed Perdue, is happy to offer dental sealants in Nashville, Tennessee, to help your child have the strong and healthy teeth they need and deserve.... Read more »

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 »