• How many baby teeth do children have?

    Before permanent teeth come in, a child’s primary teeth — commonly known as baby teeth — will erupt. The technical term for these is deciduous teeth, because they eventually fall out. While adults have 32 teeth on average — 28 if they’ve had their wisdom teeth removed — children have far fewer baby teeth.  While…

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  • A big part of keeping your child’s smile healthy is making sure they eat healthy food. This can sometimes be challenging when it comes to school and having to pack them lunches every day. While some foods to avoid might be obvious — like gummies and soda — some nutritious foods are actually hard on […]

  • A common misconception about baby teeth is that caring for them isn’t necessary since they eventually fall out. In reality, caring for baby teeth is just as important as caring for adult teeth. When you don’t properly care for baby teeth, your child is more vulnerable to tooth decay. Tooth decay is the most common […]

  • February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This month aims to raise awareness about the importance of oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers, and many others. According to the ADA website, National Children’s Dental Health Month began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 3, 1941. The first national observance of Children’s […]

  • Welcome to 2023! With the new year comes new beginnings, resolutions, and the best part – insurance resets! Dental insurance benefits typically reset at the beginning of the year, making room for your child to get preventative care and any needed dental treatment either free or at a more accessible price. A common myth is […]

  • November 1 was National Brushing Day, which reinforces the importance of children’s oral health and promotes good tooth-brushing habits. Choosing the best toothbrush for your child is important to ensure that they can properly care for their teeth. With different ages comes different toothbrushes, and it’s important to know when to switch them out.  0 […]

  • Every year in October we celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month! This is the time of the year when we recognize the work dental hygienists do, and help raise awareness on the importance of good oral health. As your partner in oral health, your dental hygienist helps to keep your child’s teeth clean and educate on […]