Child’s First Dentist Visit

Getting Ready for a Child’s First Visit to Our Office Some parents neglect taking their child to the dentist until he or she is older, or when most of the adult teeth have appeared. However, you should set an appointment for your child’s first dentist visit well in advance of that time. That is because the baby teeth or primary teeth are just as important of adult or permanent teeth. The first set of teeth begin forming before a child is born. The primary teeth, when healthy, allow your child to chew or speak easily. They also hold a space in the jaw for the permanent teeth to erupt. When a baby is born, he or she normally has 20 primary teeth that have formed beneath the gum line. The first two lower or upper teeth start to come in between 6 and 12 months of age. If the primary teeth are not filled or treated for decay, a higher risk of decay develops in the permanent teeth. Therefore, you need to begin dental checkups

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Cosmetic dentistry

What is Cosmetic Dentistry? Cosmetic dentistry is dentistry aimed at creating a positive change to your teeth and to your smile. Most think of tooth

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Is Fluoride Safe?

 As with any controversial topic, it is important to understand what the scientific research has shown.  In this post I will be dealing the scientific

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