Month: September 2018

A Child’s 1st Dental Visit: What To Expect?

The recommendation by the American Dental Association is that a child first visits the dentist once the first tooth emerges, but no later than the first birthday. Some parents believe that they need to wait to take their child to the dentist until all the teeth have emerged, but that is simply not the case…. Read more »

Advice For Those Aisles Of Halloween Candy

September is nearly over and the Halloween candy is already out. Have you been to a grocery store in Galveston, Texas and see the aisles dedicated purely to bulk bags of candy? Have your kids already started asking you to buy it for them? Maybe they are already bringing candy home from school with them…. Read more »

Will My Child Be Afraid Of The Dentist, Too?

Many adults have dental anxiety or fear of going to the dentist or a downright phobia. It can be easy to pass those fears and anxieties onto your little ones without thinking about it. Maybe it is in the way that you talk about your own experiences, answer questions, or just the tone in which… Read more »

Early Habits For A Lifetime Of Oral Health

Prevention is the cornerstone of a healthy mouth because most problems in the smile can be prevented. Tooth decay and gum disease are both incredibly common and incredibly preventable. Why is something so common if it can be prevented? The reason is because not everyone takes as good of care of their smile as they… Read more »