Ways To Stop A Thumb-Sucking Habit In Your Child

Thumb-sucking, when done vigorously or by children over the age of four, can become a harmful habit. The force of the sucking affects the shape of a child’s growing mouth and the alignment of incoming permanent teeth. So what can you do to stop your child’s habit so they won’t damage their teeth and mouth?… Read more »

What Are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are comprised of a thin, plastic material that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the molars (back teeth). Sealants provide a protective coating that helps to preserve tooth enamel and prevent tooth decay. The Problem The molars have deep depressions that are uneven and bumpy, making them difficult to clean well —… Read more »