As children grow and begin to lose their baby teeth, adult teeth grow in their place. These sturdier teeth are the ones they will use for the rest of their lives — so keeping them strong, healthy, and clean is extremely important. However, an active and unpredictable childhood offers plenty of way
Wisdom teeth extraction is a common outpatient surgery, but many patients and their parents have questions before and after a wisdom teeth removal procedure. Below, we’ll answer some of the most frequently asked questions about wisdom teeth removal to help you and your teen feel prepared. Wisd
Use the links below to jump to sections in this post on the 2019 State of Little Teeth report findings. Key Findings Primary Causes of Tooth Decay How to Prevent Early Childhood Caries Children Are Waiting Too Long for Their First Dental Visit The Role of Parents and Dental Providers What’s go
Use the links below to jump to sections in this post to learn more about teething jewelry for infants. Why Teething Jewelry Is so Popular? Does Teething Jewelry Work? The Risks Associated With Teething Jewelry Teething Remedies That Are Effective and Safe for Little Mouths Teething is a natural part
We’ve all been there. Someone leans over to say something, and we catch a whiff of something a little, ahem, unpleasant. Halitosis — commonly known as bad breath — is a pretty common occurrence for adults. One out of every four people struggles with bad breath. But a lot of people don̵
Most of the questions that we get from parents of pediatric dental patients in Portland focus predominantly on the teeth. However, the gum tissue around children’s teeth is just as important to take care of as the teeth themselves.
Tips for Brushing Baby and Toddler Teeth Helping your young ones at home brushing may be a challenge, but establishing good oral hygiene habits at a young age promotes long lasting benefits for your child’s oral and overall total body health. You may have heard the term “gumline brushing,” but
It takes a baby a few years to go from that adorable gummy smile to a mouth full of teeth. While the first tooth is a milestone and so cute to see, as a parent, you likely want to know when can you expect it to arrive and the others that follow. Use the links […]
Baby Teeth FAQs It’s natural for parents to have lots of questions about their baby’s teeth. Parents want to know what to expect, what’s normal, what’s a warning sign. Many of our parents are just plain curious! So here’s answers to many of the most common questio
Understanding Fluoride Fluoride is a substance that has unique health benefits in low doses, and is found in dental products in the US. Though there are minor side effects that may occur with higher levels of fluoride, we do not use or consume enough fluoride in our daily lives to cause any concern.