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Spoon of yogurt
Mar 16, 2018, 6:01 PM
Yogurt is a superfood, not just for your child’s body, but for his oral health as well! Yogurt is more popular than ever for people who are trying to eat healthy and improve their diets. Several studies conducted over the…
Child flossing
Feb 28, 2018, 7:22 PM
Flossing may not be high on your list of fun things to do, but it is absolutely necessary to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Flossing each day will remove food debris, plaque, and bacteria from in between the teeth. Your…
Childs mouth open with braces
Feb 13, 2018, 5:07 PM
While braces are a great way to achieve the smile you’ve always wanted, they can be time-consuming and uncomfortable. We know that the time you spend with orthodontic treatment is an investment, especially because the common…
Woman with dental pain
Jan 29, 2018, 8:24 PM
It may seem like a strange association, but there is a link between air travel and increased tooth pain. If you or your child boards an airplane while already suffering from tooth pain, the pressure changes can cause the pain…
Teenage girl
Jan 22, 2018, 10:17 PM
Any time your child is feeling pain or discomfort in the back of the jaw, it’s important to visit our office to make sure the wisdom teeth are not impacted. Here at Firestone Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we’ll use…
Pie
Dec 18, 2017, 10:26 PM
The holiday season is upon us, which means that there will be temptation around every corner. Treats, cookies, pies, and large family dinners can take a toll on your weight and even on your teeth. Luckily there are a few ways…
Family of 4 smiling
Dec 15, 2017, 6:17 PM
Pediatric dental decay, which is also known as childhood tooth decay, is the leading childhood illness in the country. In fact, around 42% of children ages 2 to 11 have had dental cavities in their baby teeth. We know that no…
Baby smiling
Dec 8, 2017, 1:46 PM
Baby teeth are temporary and only spend around 6-8 years in your child’s mouth. However, this doesn’t mean they aren’t very important. Not only will baby teeth serve as a placeholder for adult teeth, taking good care of them…
Pumpkin Pie at Thanksgiving table
Nov 24, 2017, 2:52 PM
There are many reasons we love Thanksgiving including the time spent with family members, the delicious food we get to eat, and the time spent talking about all the things we’re thankful for. In addition to all these things,…
Child in dental chair
Nov 15, 2017, 4:27 PM
Taking care of your child’s teeth and gums aren’t only important for his or her smile. It’s been proven that good oral hygiene contributes to overall health as well. Gum disease and tooth infections have been linked to…