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Pediatric Dentistry

Children Need to See a Dentist by Age 1

If you’re a new parent chances are you’ve wondered when your child should see the dentist. While the average age for a first dental visit is 2.6 years, the answer might surprise you. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends children see a dentist by age 1 or within six months of their first tooth…

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are clear coatings applied to the surfaces of a child’s molars to prevent the development of tooth decay. They work by preventing food and plaque from resting in the grooves and crevices of molars – an area especially susceptible to cavities. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, nearly 1 in 3 U.S.…