When Should My Child Get Braces?

If you see crooked teeth coming in, you may be wondering when your child should get braces. Some children see an orthodontist as early as 5 or 6 years old, but most children can wait until ages 10-13. Your dentist will track your child’s tooth development for any potential dental issues. In the meantime, you […]

It’s Children’s Dental Hygiene Month!

February is Children’s Dental Health Month, so now is a good time to check in with your family and make sure your kids are taking good care of their teeth. Keep in mind, when your child is young, they are uniquely receptive to picking up habits, so make sure you expose them to good ones! […]

Foods that Naturally Whiten Teeth

It’s important for children to eat a healthy diet, but getting kids to eat their fruits and veggies is a challenge for many parents. At Discovery Kids Dental, we have one more method that you could use to help entice them: certain healthy foods whiten teeth! Next time you serve your child a bowl of […]

Facts About Baby Teeth

Baby teeth are special teeth that we all start out with. Since when we’re little, our skulls are too small to accommodate adult-sized teeth, baby teeth allow us to eat and speak until we grow into adults. Sometimes, our patients and their parents ask us about their baby teeth. When will they fall out? When, […]

How Sugar Affects Teeth

Cavities need three things to thrive: teeth, bacteria, and sugar. As long as these three things exist, you have a perfect storm for decay. And even if you can’t see it, there’s always a few bacteria hanging around your mouth, so usually, all it takes is a little sugar to kickstart the decaying process. At […]