Include the Tooth Fairy as One of Santa’s Helpers

Santa and his elves aren’t the only ones giving gifts to children to reward good behavior throughout the year. The Tooth Fairy is another children’s favorite as she bestows gifts in exchange for their lost teeth year-round. Considering they can lose up to 20 baby teeth, children can get to know the Tooth Fairy very… Read more »

Everything You Want to Know About Your Child’s Primary Teeth

Do you have questions about your child’s developing smile? If so, today we’re going to talk about their teeth. Your infant’s primary teeth can appear as early as five months, and by the time they are one year old, they usually have sprouted six baby teeth (typically the top four teeth in the front and… Read more »

Monsters Need Dental Care, Too!

Are you having a hard time getting your child to take care of their smile? With the holidays fast approaching, you want them to take even better care of their pearly whites with so many sweets and treats coming at them. We want your children to have great dental care, and some great ways to… Read more »

What Should and Shouldn’t Go in Your Teen’s Smile

With so many concerns surrounding your teen’s healthy development, one important factor to manage is their oral health. During this time in their life, they are exposed to new situations and fads with their peers. You can help them navigate this stage to build healthy habits for a lifetime of healthy smiles. So, let’s take… Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have about their oral hygiene. We… Read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and sounds. At this age, the… Read more »

Why Your Pediatric Dentist Recommends Brushing Your Teeth Between Classes

There are many things you can do to achieve the strong, healthy and top-notch smile you want and deserve. One of those things is brushing your teeth at school. Our dentist, Dr. Austin Bowden, recommends brushing your teeth at school because it can help you prevent tooth decay, maintain a healthy smile and even avoid… Read more »

Dentistry FAQs: Toothbrushing for Kids

Are you aware of the risks associated with brushing a child’s smile? Because of child’s teeth are often more vulnerable to dental damage and several other oral health risks, you will need to make sure that you are implementing an effective tooth brushing routine that is safe and effective for their teeth and gums. Frequently… Read more »

How to Keep Your Child’s Smile Free From Tooth Decay

If you want to help your child prevent cavities, then our dentists, Drs. Tracy Bowden, Austin Bowden, and Margie Hernandez are happy to help you! Cavities are very serious and dangerous dental issues, and they would like your child to avoid them as well. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help your… Read more »

The Right Toothpaste for Your Child

As you browse the oral hygiene store for toothpaste for your child, you’re probably a little overwhelmed by the number of toothpastes available. Well, you’re not alone. Many people don’t know exactly how to choose the right toothpaste, so they become a bit stressed. To help you, our dentists, Drs. Tracy Bowden, Austin Bowden, and… Read more »