Kids’ Dental Treatment Without A Scary Drill

Air Abrasion Dentists

How long have dentists been drilling teeth? Would you believe 9,000 years? In an ancient graveyard in Pakistan, archaeologists unearthed skulls containing teeth that had been subjected to drilling. The stone-age dentists removed decay using drills constructed of sharpened flint. Though dentistry would not be possible without drilling, the sound of a dental drill can…


Burlington Parents: Do You Know AAP Recommendations?

Children’s Dental in Burlington

Today’s we have a vital message for new parents or parents-to-be. For years, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents to begin children’s dentist visits before the third birthday. The AAP and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry now guides parents to take their toddler to a dentist before their first birthday, or within six months…


What’s the Difference Between Silver Fillings and White Fillings?

white fillings Burlington

In today’s message, we discuss fillings. What is a composite filling? Composite fillings are fabricated with a mixture of glass or quartz and resin which results in a natural tooth-colored material. They are extremely durable when bonded to the tooth with adhesive. What is an amalgam filling? Amalgam fillings are also called “silver fillings” though…


How Nutrition Can Help Prevent Children’s Dental Decay

Teeth are meant to last a lifetime and a healthy smile is important to self-esteem. The good news is you can protect your child from developing tooth decay, a disease that damages and breaks down teeth. Your child can have a lifelong healthy smile by routinely following these steps: Proper at-home care includes brushing and…


Protect Burlington Kids’ Teeth With Custom Mouthguards

Protect Burlington Kids

At Pediatric Dental Center we see many Burlington children and teens with serious mouth and tooth injuries that could have been prevented had they been wearing a mouthguard. When a tooth is knocked out or broken, speaking, eating, and smiling can become very difficult. I am Eric Soper and I recommend that Burlington parents encourage…


Prevent Tooth Decay in Kids!

Even though they’re going to fall out sooner or later, children’s first set of teeth are important and should be cared for as diligently as adult teeth. We specialize in early dental care at Pediatric Dental Care. Perhaps not surprisingly, the single most common problem in children’s teeth is cavities. According to one study, sixty…