EVERYONE LOVES A good sweet snack once in a while, but unfortunately, that includes the bacteria in our mouths. Those little germs’ favorite food in the world is sugary treats, and the more sugar they get, the more they put our teeth at risk of tooth decay. So how can you satisfy your sweet tooth […]
Wouldn’t it be nice to indulge your junior chocoholic? (And—let’s face it—wouldn’t you like to indulge, too?) Research shows that there is no need to completely avoid this delicious treat. In fact, dark chocolate has many potential health benefits that outnumber the risks, so add it to your grocery list. Dark chocolate that is composed […]
The magazine 5280 came out with their list of top dentists for 2018 and once again all of our pediatric dentists, Dr. Robin Yamaguma, Kathleen Waguespack, Julie LeBlanc, along with our founder, Dr. Lisa Fox, were given this honor.
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Kids Tooth Doc was thrilled to once again be part of the 5th Annual Safety and Wellness Fun Fair at ECS Maddox, Englewood Schools!
Commercials for tooth whitening products are all over TV. Here is some advice from our friends at the American Academy of Pediatrics: Consider Your Child’s Age Before Trying Tooth Whitening Products After the tooth fairy has made a few visits to your home, you might notice that your child’s pearly smile doesn’t seem as white […]
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s Dr. Paul Casamassimo was recently featured in The New York Times….. Are Dental X-Rays Necessary for Children? According to the article: “Cavities between teeth are best caught early. If you wait until you can see it without an X-ray, “that tooth is in big trouble,” possibly requiring a root canal […]
This article appeared in “The Upshot” column of the New York Times. We always enjoy passing on other voices that support treatment we strongly believe in, which, in this case, is dental sealants Defending Your Children’s Teeth (and Dentists): The Value of Sealants Austin Frakt Austin Frakt THE NEW HEALTH CARE SEPT. 19, 2016 Applying […]
This question was posed to the “Ask Well” column of the New York Times and here is the answer: Plain seltzer or sparkling water’s lack of sugar, calories, added colors or artificial flavors and its relatively low acidity makes it a generally healthy choice compared to most beverage options on the market, including most sodas, […]
Question: Is it necessary to fill a cavity in a baby tooth? Answer: While all parents know baby teeth eventually fall out, it’s important to keep little teeth healthy because they are the blueprint for your child’s permanent teeth. Treating a cavity in a baby tooth is crucial to ensure the tooth stays in place […]