Category: Children’s Dentistry

A Back-To-School Visit For Kids

As your children return to the school, you want to make sure they go back with all the supplies and new clothes they need. However, don’t forget about the smile! A back-to-school checkup and cleaning will help ensure your little ones start the new school year with a strong and healthy smile. In today’s blog,… Read more »

Helping Your Kids Maintain Good Oral Health

Children, like adults, need routine care to help avoid issues like cavities or gingivitis, which could lead to infection, tooth loss, or gum disease after enough time. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will look at how we help kids enjoy optimal oral health, with preventive care, lifelike restorations, and more!

Protecting Children From Tooth Decay

Cavities can lead to serious trouble for little smiles. Along with painful sensitivity and toothaches, untreated cavities could cause premature loss of baby teeth, which is a factor in the onset of dental misalignment. To protect little smiles from the impacts of tooth decay, your Olathe, KS, dentists provide a preventive approach to children’s dentistry.

Helping Children Avoid Cavities

Children need care both at their home and in our office to prevent the onset of tooth decay. Otherwise, a cavity could mean tooth sensitivity and toothaches, as well as an increased risk of infection and premature tooth loss! In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will explain what needs to be done to protect… Read more »

Do Baby Teeth Need Fillings?

Since your children’s baby teeth will fall out eventually, to be replaced by their permanent ones, a cavity in one shouldn’t be a big deal right? The fact is, from the moment a cavity forms to the time the tooth falls out could encompass months or even years. In today’s blog, we’re explaining why families… Read more »

Preventing Cavities In Little Smiles

When children develop cavities, you should bring them to see their Olathe, KS, dentist as soon as possible. Not only could it be months to years before a baby tooth with decay falls out, but the resulting pain could lead to serious discomfort. We have treatment options to help treat a cavity, as well as… Read more »

A Parents’ Guide To Kids Oral Health

Parenting is not an easy job. While kids may not come with an instruction manual, everyone seems to have advice. However, when it comes to your children’s oral health, your dentist is a great resource. Having a healthy smile as a child creates a strong foundation for having a healthy smile well into adulthood. Ignoring… Read more »

Are Candy Canes Okay For My Teeth?

Candy canes are an iconic treat and decoration this time of year. However, it may be better to leave candy canes hanging on tree instead of eating them as a snack. Candy canes can be a problem for your smile’s health. They are hard, which if bitten down at the wrong place at the wrong… Read more »

Smile Defense During Halloween

Olathe, Kansas is beautiful in the fall during Halloween. The leaves are changing color and the air is crisp. It can be easy to get swept up into the start of the holiday season without thinking much about your oral health. However, with all the sweet treats around, it can be easy for tooth decay… Read more »

Smile Healthy Tips For Family Movie Night

Whether you are watching a movie at home or going out to a theater in Olathe, KS, a movie night usually comes with certain snacks. Unfortunately, some of the iconic movie snacks can be a problem for your smile. However, we have compiled a list of some tips that might help you keep the problems… Read more »

Back To School And Smile Care

Most schools in Olathe, Kansas get back to session on August 15th, which is fast approaching. With that date coming up, you may have already taken the kids back-to-school shopping or you have plans to do it soon. Along with the lists for school supplies, you may want to think about smile care checklist. Whether… Read more »

Treatments To Help Kids Fight Cavities

Instilling good habits in children can help them keep those good habits through adulthood. When it comes to oral care habits, this remains true. Teaching children effective ways to brush and floss their teeth can help them to protect their smiles. However, because children can have problems reaching all the areas of their mouth and… Read more »

Spring Cleaning For Little Smiles

When the sun starts to come out after hiding from us all winter, it can cause some inspiration to get everything fresh and clean. You may feel more inspired to sweep away dust and dirt and scrub everything with a little bit of elbow grease to make it all sparkling clean! Just remember that when… Read more »

Protection For Children’s Smiles

Prevention is an essential part of protecting a child’s smile and keeping it healthy. Good oral hygiene habits developed can help prevent potential problems. Good oral hygiene includes brushing and flossing at home and visiting your dentist at least twice a year. Your dentist may recommend treatments such as dental sealants and fluoride treatments to help… Read more »

Ways To Protect Children’s Smiles

Prevention is an essential part of kids keeping a healthy smile. Good oral hygiene habits developed at a young age can protect smiles. Brushing and flossing at home and visiting your dentist at least twice a year are both critical components to good oral hygiene. Options such as dental sealants and fluoride treatments can also… Read more »