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 »

Ideas That Can Help You Embody the Tooth Fairy Spirit

As a parent, it’s been a long time since you lost your first tooth. However, you may still remember the magic, wonder and excitement of leaving that tooth under your pillow and discovering that it had been replaced with money or some other reward in the morning. Bringing that same magic to life for your… Read more »

Pediatric Dental Emergencies

There is no telling when a dental emergency will happen to your child. When an emergency strikes, you should contact our office as soon as possible. Until you can get in to see us, follow these tips below. Something Lodged in Teeth You can try and dislodge an object caught between teeth by gently brushing,… Read more »

The Treatments Available for Kids’ Cavities

If your child has a cavity, then it’s important to bring them into Kids First Pediatric Dentistry as soon as possible. Our dentists, Drs. Tracy Bowden, Austin Bowden, and Margie Hernandez strongly encourage this because cavities can get worse with time. If you ignore the cavity, then it can infect more of the teeth and more… Read more »

Tips to Help Improve Your Baby’s Oral Hygiene

If you want your baby to have the top-notch oral health and smile they deserve, then our dentists, Drs. Bowden, Bowden, and Hernandez, are more than happy to help you. Fortunately, there are things you can do on a regular basis to give your baby healthy gums and teeth when they grow into place. Those… Read more »

Tips to Help Improve Your Teen’s Oral Hygiene

Does your teen have poor oral hygiene? If so, they likely suffer many dental issues, like tooth decay, enamel erosion, gum disease, and more. If you would like to help them have a better oral health, then you need to help them. Our pediatric dentists, Drs. Bowden, Bowden, and Hernandez, encourage you to do so… Read more »

What Happens When a Baby is Teething?

When chompers first begin erupting from your child’s jaw and through their gums, you’re probably going to enjoy the development as much as they will: that is to say not very much. This eruption phase can be difficult for the child, leaving their gums throbby and tender. Imagine the sensation of a new tooth erupting… Read more »

Advice About Teenage Dental Health

As you age, your teeth will start to form their permanent positions. You may find yourself in braces to straighten out a misaligned bite. In the meantime, your peers may pressure you to look your best and you may feel self-conscious about your smile. Fortunately, there are always remedies and treatments available. Here are some… Read more »

Sugary Foods Can Lead to Early Childhood Cavities

While altering diet to thwart certain hurtful foods is an awesome idea, there are some creative additional methods that can help your child avoid the growth of bottle rot. If juice is something your child likes, consider watering it down. If your child likes cake or a baked treat, don’t frost it as much. Opt… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Protect Your Child’s Permanent Molars from New Cavities

Helping your child maintain strong teeth and a healthy mouth is just one of the many important aspects of being a parent. As their primary teeth are gradually replaced by their complement of 32 permanent teeth, cavity prevention becomes very important. Preserving the molars and premolars in the back of their mouth from any new,… Read more »