What should I do to take care of my child’s teeth?

Pediatric Dentistry in Middletown, IN

  Q. What should I do to take care of my child’s teeth? A. I get this question often.  Below are the recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Best Practices for Pediatric Home Oral Care: Infants Practice good oral hygiene and seek dental care to avoid parental bacterial transmission. Minimize exposure to foods that can… Continue reading

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What’s the difference between a dental implant and a mini dental implant?

Q. What exactly is a dental implant?  And what’s the difference between a dental implant and a mini dental implant? A.  Put simply, a dental implant is an artificial tooth root replacement.  Just as an orthopedic surgeon uses a titanium joint to replace a damaged knee, the dental implant is used to replace a missing… Continue reading

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The Tricks of Healthy Treating

Halloween goes with candy like candy goes with… well, cavities.  To be fair, we have managed to associate sugar with most of the major holidays in our country, but this one takes the cake… no pun intended.  And I’m guilty here too.  I’ve got as big a sweet tooth as anyone. Because of this, I… Continue reading

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Holiday Snacking: How to Protect your Pearly Whites

Pumpkin pie.  Sugar Cookies. Candy canes. Sugar plums. Chocolate fudge. These holiday essentials are part of what makes this time of year special… but they are also the same foods that may contibute to that cavity that needs filled in the spring.  Here are some tips that will help you minimize the impact of some of your sugary holiday favorites… Continue reading

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