Tag Archive: dentistry

Kids love to snack, but snacking can pose challenges to keeping teeth healthy. Smart snacking involves both strategic snack-time planning and selecting certain types of foods. Both can help limit the potential for tooth decay. Why is snacking more likely to promote tooth decay? The bacteria that cause dental cavities feed on any carbohydrate source we eat – sugar, bread, potatoes, rice, crackers, chips, pretzels, gummies, fruit snacks, juice, etc.... View Article

Nov 2 2018

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Now is a great time to “brush up” on the important tips our specialists recommend for proper dental care for children. Your dental health matters too. From daily brushing and flossing to keeping up with regular visits to your dentist, always set a good example with your own dental care habits!1. The magic number is “2.” Be sure your children brush 2 times... View Article

Feb 27 2015

When a trauma occurs to a baby tooth, the permanent teeth forming under the gums may also be affected. Knowing what steps to take following a dental trauma can make a huge difference in protecting a child’s teeth. In the steps outlined below, Pediatric Dentist Dr. Patrice B. Wunsch provides a general overview of what to do and what to consider when a child’s tooth is chipped, moved or knocked... View Article

Oct 30 2014