Child Sucking Thumb

Tooth and Pacifier: Which is Better?

Many of us, growing up, heard of the dangers of sucking your thumb and using pacifiers once our teeth started coming in. While these soothing behaviors helped many a child get a good night’s sleep, not many of us considered the potential long term ramifications of this act. Even less time did we spend considering […]

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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are clear coatings applied to the surfaces of a child’s molars to prevent the development of tooth decay. They work by preventing food and plaque from resting in the grooves and crevices of molars – an area especially susceptible to cavities. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, nearly 1 in 3 U.S. […]

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