Dental Sealants Can Help Prevent Tooth Decay In Children

Dental Sealants

The most effective ways to help your child avoid cavities is to instill good brushing and flossing habits. Young children can have a hard time properly brushing their teeth, particularly the back molars, putting them at a higher risk for cavities. Even older children that know how to brush their teeth well can get tooth …

Importance Of Parents Helping With Their Child’s Dental Hygiene

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As a parent, you can play a vital role in helping your child develop good habits for dental hygiene that will follow them into adulthood. Good oral health can impact the overall health of any person, making it extremely important to help children establish a good foundation in maintaining their dental hygiene. Why A Child’s …

A Pediatric Dentist Can Treat Complex Oral Health Problems

Pediatric Dentistry Services

A pediatric dentist is highly trained in providing medical care for any complex oral health problems. People often mistakenly believe that a pediatric dentist will not be able to treat complex oral issues for their children, however they are specially trained to identify and care for both primary and adult teeth in children. Pediatric dentistry, …

What You May Not Know About Dental Decay: Facts From A Children’s Dentist

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Tooth decay is one of the most common oral health conditions in children. All children have bacteria in their mouths that put them at risk for tooth decay. While good oral hygiene habits such as routine brushing twice a day and flossing once a day are the best ways to prevent tooth decay, there are …

4 Common Reasons for Bleeding Gums In Children

Children Dentist

Bleeding gums in children is something that should quickly get treated; neglecting it can cause the condition to deteriorate, eventually resulting in a far worse condition. Bleeding gums can be the result of different reasons some very serious requiring immediate treatment, while others could be avoided by better educating children as to why bleeding gums …

What Can You Do While Your Child Is Young to Prevent Braces

Child Is Young to Prevent Braces

Parents and children alike probably dread the need for braces. Underbite, overbite, and crooked teeth along with several other issues can contribute to the need for braces. For parents, braces present an extra expense along with routhine orthodontist appointments, not to mention the struggle with a child who both unfomfortable and likely irritable.  Many parents …

The Children’s Dentistry Program: Oral Care Designed for Infants and Toddlers

Children’s Dentistry Program

At Adaven Children’s Dentistry, we are proud participants in the Baby Oral Health Program (bOHP). This initiative was started by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to train providers how to provide preventative services to infants and toddlers, ages 0 – 36 months. We take into consideration the social and emotional development to …