Category: Pediatric

Dental Exam and X-Rays for Kids

Most children have received their first dental x-rays by the age of 5 or 6, when their permanent teeth begin to erupt, despite the fact that there are no set standards for receiving the first x-ray. However, if a kid is at high risk of tooth decay or displays indicators of other potential issues, a […]

At What Age Do Kids Lose Their Baby Teeth

What age do primary teeth begin to fall out? The typical age at which kids lose their teeth differs greatly. At the age of 6, a child’s primary teeth begin to come loose and fall out in preparation for the eruption of permanent teeth. However, every child is different, and some children may lose their […]

Children Can Avoid Tooth Decay (Cavities) By Following These Simple Tips

Cavities (tooth decay) are permanently damaged areas in the enamel of your teeth that develop into tiny openings or holes. Tooth decay or carriers are caused by a number of factors such as frequent snacking, consuming sugary snacks, and bacteria in the mouth. Children with tooth decay can experience pain, infection, and tooth loss. How […]

Various Effects of Thumb Sucking for a Child’s teeth and jaw

Thumb sucking is one of the most common habits during childhood. It is a child’s natural reflex to suck something (whether it’s a pacifier, a finger, or their thumb) when they get anxious, nervous, frustrated, or even when they are bored. It is also a means of knowing more about their surroundings. However, as they […]

Why Is My Child Grinding Their Teeth At Night?

Contents: What is Bruxism? | Why it happens | Effects of Teeth Grinding | How is Bruxism Diagnosed? | Treatment Options Bruxism is clenching or grinding your teeth in your sleep. Have you ever heard or noticed your child making crunching, squeaking or popping sounds with their teeth while they are sleeping? They may be […]

Baby Teeth Eruption Chart

According to the ADA, we usually already have 20 primary or baby teeth at birth. Let’s take a closer look at the development of these important teeth. Baby Teeth Growth Timeline – Age, Losing/shedding/Falling out, Coming in The first tooth to come out in infants can be as early as five months. When they turn […]

How is a Regular Teeth Specialist Different from a Pedodontist

A common question parents ask is if they can take their child to their specialist. The short answer is no since your child has different oral healthcare needs than you. That is why we have pedodontist in the first place. Not all specialists are the same. An orthodontist, for example, is different from an endodontist […]