Your Child’s Back Teeth May Require the Protection of Dental Sealants

Each tooth is present in your child’s smile to perform a specific function and contains unique shapes and characteristics to improve your child’s ability in biting and chewing food. The back teeth, known as the molars and premolars, are primarily responsible for grinding and chewing food, and therefore often have... Read more »

Helping Children Brush and Floss

If you are raising children, some days you need all the help you can get! Here are some ideas to help your child get in the habit of brushing their teeth: Family Time: Your child needs to brush his or her teeth for two minutes, twice a day. He or... Read more »

Is Sucking Your Thumb Bad for Your Teeth?

Does your child suck their thumb? This is a perfectly normal and acceptable habit for infants and toddlers, but when does it need to end? Can sucking on a thumb really affect their teeth? The answer is yes, yes it can. In your child’s infancy and toddler years, sucking on... Read more »

Oral Hygiene: Tips to Keep Your Baby’s Smile in Tip-Top Shape

If you want your child to have a top-notch smile and oral health, then there are things you should do regularly to keep their mouth clean and healthy. Now, this might sound a little tricky, but it’s easier than you might think. Our dentist, Dr. Kisha Steele Mitchell, is happy... Read more »

What You Should Know About Your Child’s Teeth

You may be surprised to learn that your child’s baby teeth play an important part in the health of his or her smile as an adult. This is because the baby teeth hold space in a child’s smile so that their adult teeth can come in as they should when... Read more »

Taking Children to the Dentist

As a parent, you want the greatest health for your child, and that means making sure they’re receiving treatment from reputable medical professionals who will see to attaining the child’s best health. We often get asked by concerned parents when they should start taking their infants into our office for... Read more »

How Can I Help My Child Have a Healthy Smile?

If you’re looking for ways to help your child have a healthy smile, then you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Kisha Steele Mitchell, wants your child to have the strong and healthy teeth and gums they deserve, as we’re sure you do as well. Fortunately, there... Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Teething

Around 6 months of age, the very first tooth of your child will break the gum line. When this happens, it is important to begin caring for their teeth every single day. However, teeth erupt above the gum line, the baby will experience slight discomfort and pain due to a... Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Have you ever heard of baby bottle tooth decay? Baby bottle tooth decay is an oral health condition that often arises in babies due to products that are placed in the bottles they drink from. Typically, sugary products such as sugar water, juice, soft drinks, or energy drinks are highly... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Dentistry For Kids, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »