Category: Children’s Dentistry

How We Protect Little Smiles From Cavities

From their snacking habits to how well they brush and floss, a number of factors could increase or decrease a child’s risk of developing cavities. In today’s blog, your Kansas City, MO, dentist would like to look at how we help prevent cavities and protect little smile from this serious oral health concern. Find out… Read more »

Helping Your Kids Enjoy Good Oral Hygiene

When children consume more sugary snacks and drinks than they should, and don’t take proper care of their smiles, this is a recipe for cavities and toothaches. However, parents in Kansas City, MO, can take a few easy steps to help boost their child’s oral health. We also offer preventive care to strengthen oral health… Read more »

Do Children Need Preventive Care?

Instead of simply addressing problems when they arise, why wouldn’t you take steps to avoid possible trouble? That’s our approach to dentistry, whether for adults or kids. For children, we offer prevention to help strengthen their smiles and reduce the risk of tooth decay and other common oral health concerns.

Will Dental Sealants Protect Your Child From Cavities?

Due to several factors, from sugary foods and drinks to poor oral hygiene habits, children may develop tooth decay. Treating the issue helps prevent infection and premature tooth loss. However, there are also steps parents in Kansas City, MO, can take to prevent cavities, including bringing their little ones to the dentist for preventive treatments,… Read more »

Protecting Little Smiles In 2019

Protecting a child’s smile is important not only for the health of their smile at a young age, but for the lifetime longevity of their smile. Good oral health habits start early and can provide a foundation for lifelong habits. Your dentist can help guide your child on how to best brush and floss their… Read more »

Trick-Or-Treating: Is Candy A Must?

Halloween is just a few weeks away. If you have walked around the grocery stores in Kansas City, MO, you have already seen all the aisles overflowing with candy. Candy in moderation is fine (especially if you are mindful of the types of candy) for the smile. However, if you are trying to cut down… Read more »

Extra Steps For Protecting Family’s Smiles

If you are a parent, you probably put a lot of focus into protecting your child. You try to keep them safe from harm. You try to keep them healthy in the face of illness. For people of any age, prevention is especially important when it comes to oral health. Most problems are progressive, which… Read more »

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a very common chronic disease in adults, but did you know that it be common for children, as well? While it is not as common as tooth decay as for children’s mouths, it can occur. A mild form of the earliest stage of gum disease known as gingivitis is the most common… Read more »

Keeping Kids’ Smiles Healthy

Good oral hygiene habits developed at a young age can carry with that child through their teens and adulthood. Good oral hygiene includes both brushing and flossing at home, mindful nutrition, and visiting your dentist at least twice a year. Preventative options such as dental sealants and fluoride treatments can help to protect your children’s smiles… Read more »

Protecting Your Children’s Smiles

Prevention is critical to healthy smiles and good oral health. Prevention is also an essential part of setting up a healthy smile for children. Good oral hygiene habits developed at a young age can carry into adulthood. Good oral hygiene includes both brushing and flossing at home, and developing a routine for visiting your dentist… Read more »