What is an Orthodontic Pacifier?

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Pacifiers have been a blessing for countless parents. They can soothe crabby babies, and even ease them into sleep. Not all babies take to them, but some take to them very well, to the point where that beloved binky may pose an unexpected developmental threat. In this post from Pediatric Dental Center we share what…


What To Expect At Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

New parents often feel overwhelmed by all the responsibility that comes with a baby. The team at Pediatric Dental Center wants to help with essential early dental care. When should you schedule your child’s first dentist appointment? Schedule that first dentist appointment when they are one year old, or as soon as the first tooth…


How Do You Know If Your Child Needs a Dental Space Maintainer Appliance?

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Dental space maintainers (or spacers) are devices used for kids who have lost some baby teeth but their permanent teeth have a while before they will grow in. We can place them, at Pediatric Dental Center. They hold space for the appropriate adult teeth to grow in. They also prevent the remaining adjacent baby teeth from…


Dental Sealants – Another Tool For Cavity Prevention

Regular brushing and flossing is essential for good dental health. But a  toothbrush can’t reach into every small groove and depression in your teeth, especially the really bumpy back teeth. That’s where sealants from Pediatric Denteal Center can be invaluable. Dental sealants are a protective coating applied to the biting surfaces of the teeth. Think…