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4 Things That Affect Your Child’s Oral Health
added on: September 13, 2021

It’s no secret that poor oral health can be bad news for your child’s overall health, as it can increase the risk of cavities, gum disease, and infections. This is why it’s so important to make sure your child takes good care of their teeth and gums and visits their… Read More…


Fruits and Veggies Are More Than Healthy Snacks
added on: January 20, 2021

A healthy diet is full of colorful fruits and crunchy veggies. But at our pediatric dental office in Chattanooga, we want all of the parents of our patients to know these healthy snacks are also great for a healthy smile. Just like your body, your teeth need certain foods that… Read More…


Top 5 Foods to Build Strong Teeth & Bones
added on: December 22, 2020

The main responsibility of your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga is to care for kids’ smiles, and a big part of a healthy mouth is a healthy diet. While a healthy and balanced diet is important for everyone, it’s especially important for kids. Growing children need proper nutrition to build strong… Read More…


Early Childhood Dental Issues Every Parent Needs to Be Aware Of
added on: December 14, 2020
toddler exclaims

We do everything we can to make sure our children stay healthy, from encouraging them to eat healthy foods to getting active and, of course, taking good care of their teeth. But did you know that there are some early childhood dental issues that may not seem too concerning on… Read More…


What Does Being Gluten-Free Mean for Your Child’s Teeth?
added on: November 25, 2020
gluten free pizza

Eating gluten-free has been increasing in popularity over the past couple of years. Sometimes this dietary change is due to choice. Other times, it’s out of necessity. Those with celiac disease or a gluten intolerance avoid gluten because it makes them very sick. In these individuals, gluten can also cause… Read More…


Does Your Child Need to Brush His Tongue?
added on: November 12, 2020
girl sticking out tongue

You will hear your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga talk a lot about how important it is for your little one to brush and floss his teeth every day to protect them against cavities. But did you know that he should also brush his tongue, as well as his teeth? The… Read More…


What’s That Smell? Bad Breath in Kids
added on: October 26, 2020

Bad breath isn’t just an adult problem, it’s actually fairly common in kids, too. But what exactly causes bad breath in kids? Is it something to be worried about? How can you get rid of it? Don’t worry, your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga is here to help.  What Causes Bad… Read More…


October is National Dental Hygiene Month
added on: October 19, 2020

Every October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate sponsor a month-long celebration for dental hygienists around the country. Dental hygienists are crucial members of your family’s healthcare team and are responsible for keeping patients’ mouths (and bodies) healthy. This year, the theme for National Dental Hygiene Month is Faces… Read More…


The Best and Worst Candy for Your Kid’s Teeth
added on: October 12, 2020
Halloween candy

It’s that time again when our grocery aisles are taken over by ghoulish and ghostly goodies. From mini candy bars to oh-so-good sugary treats, the zombie and skeleton wrapping can only mean one thing — Halloween season is here. This also means another holiday that floods kids with candy is… Read More…


When to Replace Your Kid’s Toothbrush
added on: July 29, 2020
toothbrushes

At our pediatric dental office in Chattanooga, we know how important it is for a kid to have just the right toothbrush. Chances are your child’s toothbrush is either his favorite color or has one of his favorite characters on it. But he can’t keep the same brush forever, so… Read More…


Are Sports Drink Damaging Your Kid’s Teeth?
added on: June 22, 2020
teens with sports drinks

When we think of drinks that are terrible for kids’ smiles, we automatically turn to soda. While these sugary, carbonated beverages are absolutely bad for growing teeth (and adult teeth, too!), there’s another type of drink that’s just as concerning to your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga. Today, we’re talking about… Read More…


Are Dental Sealants Necessary For Baby Teeth?
added on: June 11, 2020
toddler boy in fedora

There’s a common misconception that baby teeth aren’t that important. After all, they’re just going to fall out, so why does your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga put so much importance on protecting them? The truth is, while only temporary, baby teeth serve an important role in permanent teeth development, speech,… Read More…


Fact or Fiction: Cavity Edition
added on: May 27, 2020
child at the dentist

Cavities are one of the most common dental concerns your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga hears about. While worries about cavities are valid since they can lead to pain, sensitivity, and more serious oral health conditions, there are many beliefs behind cavities that just aren’t true. Join us as we look… Read More…


Does Asthma Cause Cavities?
added on: May 19, 2020
asthma inhaler

Asthma is one of the most common diseases in America and affects approximately 25 million Americans — 6 million of which are children or adolescents. While asthma mainly affects the lungs and respiratory system, your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga knows that there is also a lesser-known connection between asthma and… Read More…


Homeschool Dental Health Lessons
added on: April 9, 2020
young children doing homework

As we’re all adjusting to this temporary new way of living, working, and staying at home, and as many parents now find themselves in a homeschooling situation, discovering things to teach and fun ways to teach them can certainly be challenging. Your pediatric dentist in Chattanooga wants to help by… Read More…


Let’s Play Detective: 3 Clues Your Child Isn’t Brushing
added on: February 26, 2020
child dressed as detective

As a parent, you try to make brushing, flossing, and overall oral hygiene fun for your kids. At first, they may really enjoy the cool toothpaste, the brightly colored toothbrush, and the floss that they can twirl around their fingers. After all, you’re finally letting them put something in their… Read More…


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