Why mouth guards are an important piece of safety equipment for youth sports

Often times during football games, you’ll see the quarterback calling out a play at the line of scrimmage to let his teammates know when the ball will get snapped.  After a few quips, the quarterback will put in a mouthguard before screaming, “Ready. Set. HUT HUT!” and the play begins. You love to see the […]

The only thing worse than teeth grinding is the sound of teeth grinding

Some think it’s nails on a chalkboard. Others think it’s a cat or a dog about to vomit. Perhaps it could be chewing with one’s mouth open.  But for us at Adaven Children’s Dentistry, we believe the worst sound ever is that of a child grinding his or her teeth.  Ack! A child grinding their […]

Are Cavities Contagious?

At Adaven Children’s Dentistry, we pride ourselves on listening to our patients and their parents so we can provide the best dental care possible. It also allows us to answer questions and share important information about dental hygiene.  Has your childs dentist ever asked if you as a parent are more cavity prone? That’s because […]

Time to Seal the Deal? Benefits of Dental Sealants

What if I told you that a simple and inexpensive procedure could give your child an 80% chance of NOT getting a cavity? No, I’m not talking about giving your baby false teeth.  I’m talking about a painless procedure that takes about 1-2 minutes per tooth and has benefits that can last a lifetime. Sound […]

Bad breath, good grief! Why Your Kid May Have Bad Breath And How To Help

People always talk about how sweet baby breath is. There is a reason you don’t hear them melt over toddler breath or the breath of older kids. That’s because often times our kids breath changes over time. Sometime we even come to the conclusion that our kids have bad breath.  It’s never an easy thing […]

Healthy Habits for Healthy Teeth in 2022

Of all the New Years Resolutions you heard about for 2022, keeping your teeth nice and healthy was probably not one of them. That is, unless you have a dentist in the family 😉 Most people believe having healthy teeth is simply just brushing twice a day, flossing and getting a checkup every 6 months. […]

All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

When a child has a loose tooth, especially the first loose tooth, the feelings they experience can be vastly unpredictable. There are kids who don’t want any adult to touch it, much less even look at it, because they’re scared it could be painful. Some cannot stop playing with it out of curiosity. Others are […]

6 Tips to Help Keep Your Kids Teeth Healthy Through Halloween

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To parents, Halloween is about little ones dressing up as their favorite super hero, princess or cartoon character and seeing spider webs witches and other spooky decorations. To kids, it’s really about one thing — candy! Candy, in moderation of course, is something that is apart of every Halloween holiday but if not careful it […]

Can Children Be At Risk For Periodontal Disease?

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Periodontal disease can have a significantly adverse impact upon one’s oral and general health. Some parents might express concerns over whether this potentially serious dental ailment impacts children. Adaven Children’s Dentistry, which serves the young people of Henderson, Nevada and surrounding regions, invites concerned adults to read the following short blog attempting to answer this […]