Preventing Tooth Decay in Your Baby

Baby teeth don’t stick around forever. Eventually they will fall out and make room for your child’s adult teeth. Be that as it may, they still need to be healthy and strong, even if they won’t keep their current jobs forever. As small and as temporary as they may be, your child’s baby teeth need to be protected from decay.... read more »

The Parts of the Tooth and Tooth Sensitivity

Do your teeth hurt when you eat hot or cold foods? If you have tooth sensitivity you likely have exposed dentin. Dentin is the layer below the tooth enamel filled with microscopic tubules containing nerve endings. While the tooth enamel protects the dentin in the crown, cementum protects the dentin that reaches beneath the crown to the roots of the... read more »

Your Child's Oral Health Begins at Home

Your baby’s oral health is vital from the time she is born, as she arrives in your arms with her teeth already hidden in her gums. The American Dental Association recommends that your baby be seen by a dentist six months after her first tooth emerges, and at the very least by her first birthday. The primary teeth will push... read more »