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5 Tips for Finding a Kid-Friendly Dentist
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5 Tips for Finding a Kid-Friendly Dentist

Updated 6/22/2020 Your child’s first trip to the dentist is a major milestone, and it can help set the stage for a lifetime of good dental health. That’s why it is so important to find a kid-friendly dentist that will  make your child feel comfortable. When it comes to dentists for kids, parents can choose...

Does My Kid Need a Pediatric Dentist?
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Does My Kid Need a Pediatric Dentist?

If your child is ready for their first visit to the dentist, or if they have a dental emergency, you may be wondering about the best type of professional to treat him or her. Is it necessary to take your kid to a pediatric dentist, or can you bring them to your current dentist?  Some...

What Do Family Dentists Do? (And Are They Worth It?)
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What Do Family Dentists Do? (And Are They Worth It?)

The difference between a general dentist and a family dentist is all in the name. Family dentists are equipped to take care of every member of a family. General dentists, on the other hand, may have restrictions that rule them out for certain family members.  Because of the wide range of people that it serves,...

How to Calm Children at the Dentist
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How to Calm Children at the Dentist

Do you dread taking your child to a dental appointment? Going to the dentist is a common childhood fear. You know that dental care is a very important part of a child’s overall health and that you shouldn’t skip it, but when yours is afraid, it can be a miserable experience for everyone. Parents need...

The Best Age to Add a Child to Your Dental Insurance
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The Best Age to Add a Child to Your Dental Insurance

Health insurance is an obvious concern for most expectant mothers, and it comes up naturally in the course of needing prenatal care and an obstetrician. Few parents, however, think about when to add a kid to dental insurance. Is it important to have dental insurance for kids? Babies aren’t born with teeth, after all, and...

Help! My Kid Has a Mouth Full of Cavities!
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Help! My Kid Has a Mouth Full of Cavities!

The last thing a parent wants to hear at the dentist is that his or her kid has a bunch of cavities. Not only are fillings and additional expense, but most parents feel a certain amount of guilt when their children have cavities. In reality, cavities are common and can pop up in children and...

How is Family Dentistry Different?
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How is Family Dentistry Different?

Looking for a dentist for you and your family can have you feeling like Goldilocks. You might feel that pediatric dentists are too specific. And general dentists are too—well—general. A family dentist, on the other hand, might be just right for your situation. How is family dentistry different? Family dentists treat patients of any age...

Does My Kid Really Need to See a Dentist?
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Does My Kid Really Need to See a Dentist?

When it comes to a child’s health, some parents may not place as much importance on their dental health as the health of rest of their growing bodies. But seeing a dentist is important for a child’s overall well-being. Whether they visit the same family dentist as their parents or a pediatric dentist, kids definitely...