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Do Kids Really Need to Floss?
added on: May 17, 2021
mother and child flossing

It’s not uncommon for patients to ask your children’s dentist in Smyrna; “My child brushed his teeth twice a day every day, so how can flossing actually make that big of a difference?” The truth is, flossing is a crucial part of any home oral hygiene routine and can help… Read More…


Can Allergies Harm Your Kid’s Teeth?
added on: May 12, 2021
young girl sneezing

From brushing habits to sugar intake and how often you visit your children’s dentist in Smyrna, there are a lot of things that can affect your kid’s oral health. But can allergies actually be one of those things that can harm your kid’s teeth and increase his risk for cavities? … Read More…


How Often Do Kids Need to See a Dentist?
added on: April 15, 2021
smiling toddler

It’s recommended that adults see their dentist at least twice a year for dental cleanings and checkups. But what about kids? Do they really need to go to their dentist in Smyrna every six months? The short answer is yes, but let’s dive deeper into why these bi-annual checkups are… Read More…


How Long Does Teething Last?
added on: March 9, 2021
toddler teething

There’s nothing quite like the excitement of waiting for your child’s first tooth to erupt. But unfortunately, this excitement is also paired with a little bit of dread. After all, tooth eruption is uncomfortable and brings all of the unwanted side effects of teething, such as excessive drooling, irritability, and… Read More…


What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar?
added on: November 20, 2020
questions

It’s not uncommon to hear your children’s dentist in Smyrna toss around the words ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ almost interchangeably. In fact, we’ve realized that this could cause some confusion, and as always, we want to help our patients and parents of our patients understand the difference between the two. Join… Read More…


Does Your Child Need to Brush His Tongue?
added on: November 10, 2020
girl sticking out tongue

You will hear your children’s dentist in Smyrna talk a lot about how important it is for your little one to brush and floss his teeth every day to protect them against cavities. But did you know that he should also brush his tongue, as well as his teeth? The… Read More…


October is National Dental Hygiene Month
added on: October 21, 2020
girl high fives hygienist

Every October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate sponsor a month-long celebration for dental hygienists around the country. Dental hygienists are crucial members of your family’s healthcare team and are responsible for keeping patients’ mouths (and bodies) healthy. This year, the theme for National Dental Hygiene Month is Faces… Read More…


The Best and Worst Candy for Your Kid’s Teeth
added on: October 8, 2020
Halloween candy

It’s that time again when our grocery aisles are taken over by ghoulish and ghostly goodies. From mini candy bars to oh-so-good sugary treats, the zombie and skeleton wrapping can only mean one thing — Halloween season is here. This also means another holiday that floods kids with candy is… Read More…


How To Brush Your Teeth When You Have Braces
added on: September 14, 2020
girl with braces

Many adolescents and teens (and even some adults!) go through some type of orthodontic treatment, and oftentimes, traditional braces are the best way to straighten teeth. In fact, braces are almost a type of rite of passage for many teenagers as they transition from a child to a young adult…. Read More…


What’s Plaque and Why is it Bad?
added on: July 16, 2020
cleaning plaque off tooth

You’ve probably heard your children’s dentist in Smyrna talk about plaque and why it’s important to limit plaque buildup. But what exactly is plaque? How does it build up in the first place? What happens if plaque isn’t removed? Why is plaque bad? There are so many questions surrounding plaque,… Read More…


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