Breastfeeding Can Impact Your Child’s Oral Health

You likely know how excellent breast feeding can be for your baby. It helps him or her fight infection as well as reduces health risks such as asthma, ear infections, SIDS or obesity. It is even linked to your own physical health; if you can breastfeed, your chances of breast... Read more »

Helping Your Kids Develop Dental Habits

Brushing your teeth is vital — anyone who’s been kissed can attest to that. And while you pray your little one won’t be kissed for about the next 30 years, starting down the road to good oral health is a necessity with children while they’re still young. That’s why we... Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Tooth Brushing for Kids

As with adults, children need to brush their teeth at least twice daily. However, young children cannot brush their own teeth, so a caretaker should do it for them as soon as the first tooth erupts above the gum line. It is essential to always clean and care for your... Read more »

Are You Informed about Thumb Sucking?

Although thumb sucking is generally seen as a common routine that children have, it can be a serious problem, and lead to severe oral health defects, including misalignments and slow growth of the permanent teeth. Thumb sucking can also cause malocclusions and other spacing issues that arise from the constant... Read more »

Ease Your Child’s Pain with Teething Treatments

Teething is normal part of every child’s life. Unfortunately, in many cases, it can be painful or discomforting for your child. Give your child a break with teething treatments. To learn more about teething, please read the following: - If while your child is teething, he begins to run a... Read more »

Help Your Smile Get Ready for School by Using Our Tips

With the first day of school right around the corner, you probably have a long list of back-to-school tasks. When you work on that list, don't forget to also help your smile get ready for the new school year. There are things you can do to complete that task, and... Read more »

Is Your Child a Frequent Thumb Sucker?

A common habit that children often tend to partake in is thumb sucking. Although it seems fairly innocuous on the surface, in truth it can damage a child’s teeth and leave them with misalignments and growth hindrances that can follow them into their teen years. Is your child a frequent... Read more »

Tips for Treating Teething

As young children begin to come of age, their first set of teeth will begin to surface above the gums when they are roughly six months of age in a process known as teething. Although teething is entirely natural and necessary for the growth of teeth in children, it can... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Dr. Edward Perdue Pediatric Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our... Read more »