Tips to Track Your Child’s Teething

If you have a child who is or has been at an age of teething, you know that this can be an uncomfortable period for everyone in the home. Fortunately, we are happy to help you receive the proper information to make it more comfortable. We can help you know when to anticipate your child’s… Read more »

Treating a Hurt Lip or Tongue

Children can sometimes receive a blow to the face or fall down and receive an injury to their lips or tongue. If your child has an oral emergency like this happens, Dr. Hardy, Dr. Bushell and our team encourage you to remain calm. You may want to visit the emergency room if the injury is… Read more »

Sport’s Mouth Guards for Children

To ensure that your child’s smile can continue to function effectively for the rest of their life, you want to make sure that they have oral health care strategies in place to keep their teeth and gums safe. Not only do you need to make sure that they are establishing an effective oral hygiene routine… Read more »

Tips for Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids

Does your child despise caring for their smile? If so, they’re not the only child who does. Many would rather be playing with their toys or games instead of brushing and flossing. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to spice up their oral hygiene routine. You can make oral hygiene fun for them!… Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Children’s Dental Care

If you’re like many other parents in the world, you’re not quite sure how to properly and effectively care for your child’s smile. Well, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you! Today, would like to teach you a few things by giving you some answers to the following commonly asked questions about children’s… Read more »

Tips for Helping Your Kids Prevent Enamel Erosion

Do you want your child to have a top-notch smile? If so, you need to help them prevent dental problems. One problem to keep at bay is enamel erosion. This problem occurs when the teeth are exposed to acid regularly and that acid attacks and wears down the tooth enamel, making it vulnerable to other… Read more »

The Best Toothpaste for Kids

It’s very important to brush your child’s teeth twice a day. Fortunately, there are little oral hygiene tools that can help you do so. Now, there are a lot of oral hygiene tools available, and it’s best to select the right products so you can properly care for your child’s smile. Our dentists, Drs. Troy… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Your Child with Cavity Prevention

Preserving the integrity of your child’s permanent teeth will go a long way toward reducing their chances of suffering dental health problems in adulthood. This starts with reminding them to brush their teeth each morning and night as well as making sure they floss between each of their teeth and along the gumline once per… Read more »

A Damaged Mouth Guard Needs to Be Addressed

Many athletic associations and schools require contact sports athletes to use a protective mouth guard during practices and games. Unfortunately, many of these individuals complain that stock mouth guards and thermoplastic mouth guards obstruct breathing and often feel uncomfortable in the mouth. This tempts some athletes to forgo frequent use leaving them at increased risk… Read more »

Is Sucking Your Thumb Bad for Your Teeth?

Does your child suck their thumb? This is a perfectly normal and acceptable habit for infants and toddlers, but when does it need to end? Can sucking on a thumb really affect their teeth? The answer is yes, yes it can. In your child’s infancy and toddler years, sucking on their thumb can be a… Read more »