Let’s Talk about Wisdom Teeth!

Wisdom teeth, also called third molars, are the last teeth at the back of your mouth. They do not have “baby tooth” versions and usually come in sometime in the later adolescent years. Many people do not have these chompers, however. Here is an overview of wisdom teeth, the factors that may lead your Cumming pediatric dentist to remove them

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The Power of a Healthy Smile

What is the very first thing you notice about meeting a new person? It’s not the outfit they’re wearing or color of their hair. Surprisingly, a smile is one of the most important characteristics for helping your brain distinguish faces from one another. Behavioral psychologists are continuing to find evidence that the human smile is more than a simple facial

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Healthy Foods and Snacks

What factors contribute to a healthy smile? While there are numerous variables that play into your child’s dental health, two things that we can control are diet and hygiene. There are certain genetic predispositions that might make some children more susceptible to cavities than others, but for the most part these problems are preventable. According to the National Institutes of

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Caring For Your Childs Teeth

The best way to guarantee a lifetime of healthy teeth is to start young. Teaching your child the basics of brushing and flossing will reinforce years of daily habits that promote a cavity-free smile. Unfortunately, many parents overlook the importance of oral hygiene, which is why children 6-8 years old have some of the highest levels of untreated cavities. Whether

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40 Reasons to Take Your Children to a Pediatric Dentist

We all know it is important to have good dental hygiene. We brush our teeth, floss (hopefully!) and visit the dentist. So when children enter the picture, we simply take them to our own dentist –right? While for some, this may be the choice, there are many reasons to take your children to a pediatric dentist instead. The chairs at

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5 Characteristics of a Good Dentist

5 Characteristics that Make a Good Dentist Dentists today must do so much more than just simply check out patients’ teeth. A great dentist needs a variety of skills to allow him to accurately examine teeth while limiting patient discomfort. Below are just a few of the qualities that I have found to be very important when choosing the right

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Choosing The Right Pediatric Dentist

Providing oral health-care to children is a serious responsibility – so how can you be sure your current Dentist is taking his/her role in your young one’s healthy teeth appropriately? We’ve brought together a few tips and red flags you need to be aware of when hunting for a trustworthy and dependable Pediatric Dentist. Find Your Options The first step

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