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September 16, 2019

How Teething Fits into Infant Development

Congratulations on the arrival of your new baby! So much is going on through your mind as you hold your little one in your arms. Before you know it, your child will begin teething, which is a normal part of infant development. Most babies teeth between six and ten months of age, and most children […]

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August 22, 2019

Is Thumb Sucking Hurting My Child’s Teeth?

Parents want what’s best for their kids, and caring for their teeth is one way to do this. A question parents often have is whether thumb sucking is hurting their child’s teeth. While most children outgrow this behavior before any damage is done, it’s important to acknowledge that thumb sucking can pose an oral health […]

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July 30, 2019

Is My Kid a Good Candidate for Dental Braces / Retainers?

If crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw are detracting from your child’s smile, you may want to consider orthodontic treatments. Whether you opt for braces or for clear retainers, your child will be on the way to a perfect smile. For evaluation and to determine if your child is a candidate for dental braces or […]

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June 4, 2019

Is Tooth Decay the Most Common Childhood Disease?

Tooth decay is more common in childhood than more parents realize. We, at Jet Set Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, would like to emphasize the importance of preventive dental care to ensure your child enjoys a healthy smile for a lifetime. While childhood decay can cause complications, the good news is that it is a preventable and […]

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May 14, 2019

How Can Parents Help Prevent Tooth Decay?

All parents want what’s best for their kids, including protecting their oral health. Unfortunately, many young children develop tooth decay, which can progress into serious oral health issues. At Jet Set Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, we believe in a preventive approach to keeping your child’s teeth in tip-top shape. We look forward to working alongside you […]

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April 18, 2019

What Age Should My Child Start Flossing?

Caring for your child’s teeth from a young age will ensure healthy, happy smiles, and also sets the stage for a lifetime of oral health. While most parents understand the importance of flossing, many wonder what age to start.   When To Start Flossing You will need to begin flossing daily once the teeth start […]

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March 18, 2019

How to Make Brushing Fun for Kids

Brushing and good oral hygiene for children goes a long way in ensuring a lifetime of healthy happy smiles. While getting your child to brush their teeth can at times be a challenge, turning it into a fun time can go a long way when it comes to long-term dental health.   Why Care for […]

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February 21, 2019

How Safe Are Dental X-Rays?

X-rays offer a valuable diagnostic tool to identify potential disease or damage to your child’s teeth. Your child’s mouth grows and changes continually, and a visual examination alone cannot tell us all we need to know. The question may parents have is, how safe are dental x-rays for children?   Pediatric Dental Conditions Exposed by […]

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January 9, 2019

When Should I Bring My Child in for Their First Visit?

Your child’s first visit to the dentist’s office is an important milestone! It is the beginning of preventive dental care aimed at ensuring a lifetime of healthy, happy smiles! The question is, when is the best time to take your child in for the first dental appointment?   The First Visit To a Dentist’s Office […]

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December 10, 2018

Why It Is Important to Save a Decayed or Injured Tooth

How cute are the little pearly whites that start appearing in your child’s mouth at around six to nine months! Before you know it, though, they’ll be gone. The last baby teeth usually fall out on average around 12 years old. So if you hear that your child needs a root canal or an involved […]

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