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Pregnant woman
May 11, 2018, 4:14 PM
The surge of hormones that goes along with pregnancy can cause some expectant mothers to experience certain dental problems. Gum tissue in particular might respond more severely to plaque during pregnancy. This means that…
Mother and daughter smiling
Apr 28, 2018, 4:20 AM
Studies suggest that smiling, whether you mean it or not, can have a positive effect on your mood and your overall health. We spend lots of money and time trying to improve our health, but it turns out that our smiles can…
Two Kids at dinner table
Apr 12, 2018, 9:59 PM
In our office, we hear many parents talking about the possibility of their children having soft teeth, especially if they believe other members of the family have soft teeth. But is there really a condition that can make your…
Boy brushing his teeth
Mar 29, 2018, 4:51 PM
Morning and bedtime routines can be hectic. In the morning, you’re often trying to get kids ready for school, adults ready for work, and everyone out of the house on time! In the evening, you need to make sure homework has…
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…