FAQ

Do we accept new patients?

YES, absolutely and most insurances! We look forward to meeting you and we appreciate your referrals.

Should we use a fluoride treatment?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists (AAPD) affirms that the use of systemic and topical fluoride are safe and effective in reducing the risk of dental caries.

The use of fluoride will be determined by your child's individual needs and caries risk.

Teething

Teething usually begins between the ages of 5-9 months and ends around their third birthday. While the process is usually painless for babies, it can be uncomfortable. Some symptoms of teething include:

  • Increased drooling
  • Less sleep due to discomfort
  • Refusing food due to discomfort
  • Rash around the mouth from drool

tooth chart

Will a pacifier affect my child’s teeth?

When choosing a pacifier, your first consideration should be safety. Make sure that the pacifier is a one-piece construction, resistant to fracture, and can be sterilized easily. The pacifier shouldn’t have any attached decorations such as jewels or dangling chains.

For dental considerations, you should never use sugar or syrups to coat pacifiers. These can lead to cavities once the teeth erupt.