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A Mom’s Tips for Making Brushing at Home More Fun

A Mom’s Tips for Making Brushing at Home More Fun

One of the many special moments most parents experience with their baby is the arrival of the first tooth.  You post pictures, call your mom, and sh...

Does My Child Need a Pediatric Dentist?

Does My Child Need a Pediatric Dentist?

When I first started taking my children to the dentist, I chose a pediatric practice.  I read that pediatric dentists actually have to complete an a...

Should I Pull out That Loose Baby Tooth?

Should I Pull out That Loose Baby Tooth?

When my daughter turned 5, she woke me at 6 a.m., announcing she had a loose tooth. From that moment on, her fingers were constantly in her mouth wi...

What to Expect When Your Teen Needs A Wisdom Tooth Extraction

What to Expect When Your Teen Needs A Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Last week, I took my 16-year-old daughter to the dentist.  She had her annual checkup as well as a panoramic X-ray. At the end of the visit, her den...

Taking Kids' Fear Out of Visiting the Dentist

Taking Kids' Fear Out of Visiting the Dentist

When I was a little girl, my parents had a family friend who was a dentist. While this dentist technically did a good job, he did not have much pati...

5 Ways To Combat Mom Guilt When Your Kid Gets Cavities

5 Ways To Combat Mom Guilt When Your Kid Gets Cavities

When my son was 10 years old, I took him to the dentist for his bi-annual check-up.  To be honest, I think I actually waited nine months rather than...

Teeth Whitening: <br> DIY vs. Your Dentist’s Office

Teeth Whitening:
DIY vs. Your Dentist’s Office

Who doesn’t want a more beautiful smile? The key to achieving this goal is sometimes as simple as whitening your teeth. As a dentist who provi...

Start the Year Right with These Dentist-Approved Brushing Tips

Start the Year Right with These Dentist-Approved Brushing Tips

After 44 years in practice as a periodontist, I still encounter patients who have never really been shown the best way to clean their mouths effec...

3D Imaging: Changing the Way We View Dental Diagnosis

3D Imaging: Changing the Way We View Dental Diagnosis

Who knows what lies behind the surface of your teeth? Well, until recently, no one. Not that long ago, you could have had life-changing dental iss...

Caring for Dental Patients on the Spectrum: I Get It.

Caring for Dental Patients on the Spectrum: I Get It.

In (and outside of) dentistry, it can take some people a long time to find their passion. For me, it happened early, but the reasons why I chose m...