Parents know that kids should wear mouth guards for football and hockey, but few realize that their kids should be wearing them for all sports activities. The American Dental Association estimates that 10-20% of all sports related injuries are facial traumas. So, having a mouth guard in place can save a child a lot of pain and dental-intervention.
There are few things more precious than your child’s smile, which is why we offer pediatric care to ensure your little one’s smile remains healthy and develops correctly. While it may ease your mind a bit to know that we keep an eye on your child’s teeth and gums and provide cleanings, you may wonder if there’s anything else you could be doing to protect your child’s oral health.
Typically, you can help your children protect their teeth by teaching them good hygiene and introducing them to professional dental care at an early age. However, every year, there comes a time when everything you’ve taught them goes out the window as they collect, and enjoy, literal bags full of sugary, salty, sticky,
As their first set of teeth, your children’s baby (primary) teeth set the stage for the growth and development of their adult replacements. Likewise, what you teach them in their early, formative years about hygiene and dental care will set the stage for how well they care for their permanent smiles in the future. To help you ensure that you give your children the tools they need for a lifetime of healthy,
Teething can be a tough time for parents and for their children. But aside from the obvious struggles, teething marks the beginning of many types of dental care for your child. Here to walk you through these beginning stages of your child’s oral health is your Milford dentist, Dr. Mitchell I. Quintner.
Being a parent is a tough job. Kids can drive their parents crazy with their antics. But while most of their behavior only makes you laugh and love them more, a real emergency is genuinely scary. At one time or another, most parents find themselves caring for a child in an emergency. If your child has a dental emergency,