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Top Tips To Keep Kids Healthy This Flu Season
added on: November 7, 2019
family in bed with sick kids

It’s that time of the year again when the sounds of sneezes and sniffles, and coughs and congestion, are in the air. That’s right, it’s flu season, which can be a concerning time for any parent. At our pediatric dental office in Chattanooga, we want you to know that your… Read More…


“Does My Child Really Need to Floss?”
added on: October 25, 2019
flossing

Flossing may seem like a tedious, boring, and difficult task, especially for kids. But if they don’t floss, about 35% of each tooth is left unclean, leaving them more susceptible to decay and cavities. At our Chattanooga pediatric dental office, we know getting your child to follow good oral health… Read More…


Boom! Halloween Candies That Do Battle With Our Teeth
added on: October 21, 2019
bowl of chocolates

We know this time of year is filled with candy. Everywhere go you, every store you know has aisles of sweets and treats that are enough to tempt even the most nonexistent sweet tooth. Imagine what it’s like for little ones? They see bags and bags of sugary sweets, all… Read More…


No More Dental Fear: Tips Help Your Kid’s Visit Go Stress-Free
added on: October 14, 2019
young girl in chair

Making sure children have a super incredible experience with dentistry as a child (during every visit) is critical to how they take care of their smiles in the future. One bad experience could mean a child is never going to want to sit in a dental chair ever again.  That’s… Read More…


The Top 3 Sports That Can Damage Kids’ Teeth
added on: September 25, 2019
kids playing lacrosse

From parents to kiddos, your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga will be the first to tell you to get out there and get in the game. We think participating in sports, at any level, is an excellent way to: – Get exercise – Connect with the community – Learn something new… Read More…


What To Do If Your Kid Has a Dental Emergency at School
added on: September 20, 2019
boy with dental emergency

You just got it: That dreaded call from the school nurse. Sally fell from the top of the slide. Danny was smacked in the mouth with a baseball. Dylan ran face-first into a glass door. You try not to panic as you grab your keys and head out the door…. Read More…


Get Back to the Dentist and Keep Your Kids in School
added on: September 13, 2019
child at school with apple on her head

Forget about new clothes and notebooks, did you know that one of the biggest concerns parents have at the start of a new school year is oral health? Your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga understands! It’s super important to keep your kids healthy from mouth to toes. Let’s explore why and… Read More…


Can Teeth Affect Speech Development?
added on: August 29, 2019
language tutor holds up letter A

The mouth is a complex part of the body with a lot of individual pieces that can influence each other. One common question we get at our pediatric dental office in Chattanooga is if tooth positioning can affect a child’s speech development. The short answer is yes, but it’s a… Read More…


Smile Happy With These Summer Snacks
added on: August 23, 2019
summer food

One of the best ways to get, and keep, your child healthy during the summer months is to choose foods that are both good for their bodies and their teeth. At our pediatric dental office in Chattanooga, we’d like to share some smile-friendly foods, as well as some to avoid. … Read More…


Fluoride For Kids
added on: August 13, 2019
fluoride concept

When it comes to the oral health of your child, you’ve probably heard about the importance of fluoride. You may have also heard a few arguments against it. At our pediatric dental office in Chattanooga, we want to take the opportunity to talk a little bit about fluoride, what it… Read More…


Which is The Right Floss For Your Child?
added on: August 9, 2019
dental floss

It’s not uncommon to hear your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga talk about just how important it is for your child to floss — and we aren’t talking about the latest dance craze. In fact, flossing is a crucial part of any proper oral hygiene routine. This simple act helps remove… Read More…


Top 4 Tips to Avoid Cavities in Kids
added on: July 23, 2019
family on porch

Cavities are often considered an adult problem, but recent studies have shown a concerning increase in cavities in toddlers and preschoolers. At our Chattanooga pediatric dental office, we wanted to take a look as to why this is happening and provide you with tips on how to limit the likelihood… Read More…


The Surprising Summer Activity That Can Harm Your Teeth
added on: July 18, 2019
calendar

Swimming is a popular summertime activity, and it’s good for you too! It’s a great form of cardiovascular exercise, it’s super fun for kids, and it’s a sweet way to cool off on those hot days. But the team at our Chattanooga pediatric dental office knows that there could be… Read More…


How to Handle a Dental Emergency
added on: June 26, 2019
boy getting dental exam

Dental emergencies, which include any injury to the teeth, gums, or mouth, can be scary. When one happens to your child, it can be even scarier. At our Chattanooga pediatric dental office, we understand, and we are here to help give you a few tips on how to handle several types… Read More…


Top 5 Teething Tricks
added on: June 11, 2019
smiling baby girl

There’s nothing more precious than the smile of a child. However, getting to the point at which your little one is sporting a tooth or two in that little grin can be rough. Teething can cause pain and lead to a fussy kid. At our pediatric dental office in Chattanooga,… Read More…


5 Foods You Shouldn’t Eat With Braces
added on: June 6, 2019
young girl with braces holding strawberries

Millions of Americans have braces to help straighten their smiles. The majority of these orthodontic patients are kids or teens. At our pediatric dental office in Chattanooga, we know just how important braces can be for developing smiles. In fact, properly aligned teeth can help with speech, reduce the risk… Read More…


Does a Cavity in a Baby Tooth Really Need a Filling?
added on: May 29, 2019
young boy pondering

No parent wants to hear that their child has a cavity in one of his baby teeth. And they may be surprised that their pediatric dentist in Chattanooga is recommending a filling. After all, if baby teeth are only going to fall out, is a filling really necessary? Our pediatric… Read More…


Why Do Children Need Dental X-Rays?
added on: May 20, 2019
child gets dental x-ray

Sometimes when a parent hears the word “x-ray,” they immediately panic and assume the worst, like a broken bone or fracture. But at our Chattanooga pediatric dental office, we love dental x-rays, and our patients’ parents really do too. Let’s take a quick look at how we use x-rays to… Read More…


Is Your Pregnancy Affecting Your Teeth?
added on: May 13, 2019
pregnant woman brushes teeth

We care about your kiddos, but we also care about our parents too – especially mothers who are expecting a little one. Your body endures a lot of changes during pregnancy… your feet may swell, you may be sore in strange or new places, and your teeth may decay. It’s… Read More…


No Toothbrush? No Problem!
added on: April 30, 2019
baby brushing teeth

Have you ever prepared for a trip or an overnight visit to grandma’s only to realize that while you’ve packed extra clothes, plenty of first aid items, snacks, and toys, you’ve forgotten your child’s toothbrush? Now what? Not to fear, our Chattanooga pediatric dental office has some tips to help…. Read More…


Fun Facts About the Tooth Fairy
added on: April 16, 2019
tooth fairy

One of the most exciting events in a kid’s early years is losing their first tooth. The anticipation of a visit from the Tooth Fairy just makes the milestone even more thrilling for young kids. But who is this magical fairy? How old is she? How much money does a… Read More…


Bottled Water & Your Child’s Teeth
added on: April 10, 2019
bottled water

These days, bottled water is everywhere. It’s one of our most common accessories when we pack our kids’ lunches or send them off to practice. Let’s face it, bottled water is super convenient and a healthier alternative to a can of sugary soda or even common sports drinks. But our… Read More…


The Woes of Bottles and Baby Teeth
added on: March 27, 2019
baby with bottle

Baby teeth serve an important role in a growing mouth, and even though they’re only around for a short time, it’s crucial to take care of them. One of the most common problems associated with baby teeth is something known as Baby Bottle Decay. At our Chattanooga pediatric dental office,… Read More…


Prevention
added on: January 14, 2019
dental hero image

Because Chattanooga Should be Full of Smiles Dental prevention goes much deeper than just brushing and showing up for dental visits. Prevention is a holistic philosophy and involves almost every aspect of your child’s life. Sound intimidating? Don’t worry! We’re here to help and guide parents and children into making… Read More…


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