You sacrifice so much so that your child can have the best life possible. You happily place your wants and desires in a distant second because that’s what parents do. So, you want to be sure that your bundle of joy has a healthy and happy future. That’s why your children’s dentist wants you to encourage the development of the right habits in your child.
Children's Dental Center Blog
December 4, 2017
November 11, 2017
One of the milestones that your child will face is their first lost tooth. You see them toying with their loose tooth with their tongue from time to time, so you know it’s time to prepare for when it falls out.
Losing baby teeth is a natural part of every child’s early years. This post from your children’s dental health center can help you better understand what to do when their adult teeth are ready to erupt.
October 3, 2017
We’re just a short time away from the most exciting time of the year—well, in most kid’s opinion. The holidays are all about gift giving, spending time with your loved ones, and good food—including sweet treats like deserts and candy.
As a parent, it’s a fine line to walk between protecting your children’s teeth and not ruining the holiday spirit. But it’s still important to prioritize your children’s teeth over their sugary desires. Your children’s dentist in Center is here to help you realize what sugar really does to baby teeth.
September 9, 2017
Who loves the pacifier more? The baby or the parents? It’s no secret that pacifiers and even thumbsucking can soothe a child, making the world a peaceful place for both the child and the parents for those few moments. Unfortunately, parents may be declining their child’s oral health by encouraging such habits.
If you have a young child that is continuously sucking on a pacifier or thumb, you should continue reading this post from your children’s dentist center.
May 4, 2017
Your child is growing up so quickly – it seems like just yesterday they were crawling, but now your little one is ready to finish kindergarten, and has their first loose tooth. With all the fast changes in their developing smile, you’re not quite sure what to expect of the tooth eruption process. But luckily for you, the team at Children’s Dental Center, your children’s dentist in Center, can guide you with the facts you need. In this post, learn more about the order in which your kid’s teeth will arrive.
April 30, 2017
If your child has special needs, visiting the dentist may be difficult — but it doesn’t have to be when you visit the children’s dentist in Center. Kids of all ages and stages benefit from regular preventive dental care, and Dr. Thomas Youngblood and our team are prepared to accommodate the variety of needs of all of our young patients. Keep reading to learn more about how we provide high-quality care for little ones with special cognitive, physical, or behavioral needs, then schedule an appointment for your child today!
March 11, 2017
Spring Break was a preview of what’s to come in the summer! Care free days of sleeping in, fun activities with family, and time to do whatever you’d like are what school holidays are all about. This can quickly take a turn for the worst, however, when your child experiences a dental emergency. The first thing to do is remain calm. If you have the right dental team on your side, everything will be all right. Dr. Tom Youngblood, your children’s dentist in Center, discusses how to handle vacation emergencies.
February 22, 2017
Unfortunately, no one has written a manual about parenting. Well, there are plenty of books that claim to be, but no one seems to have gotten around to writing about your particular child. It can be tough trying to balance everything, and that includes taking care of their teeth. How can you get them to brush and floss every day? What else should you be doing beyond that? Fortunately, Dr. Thomas Youngblood, your children’s dentist in Center, is always willing to help by offering tips and answering questions. Curious about what kinds of information he has to share? To give you an idea of what he can offer you, here is a little tip about something your child probably drinks every day. (more…)
January 4, 2017
Parenting, in many ways, is just teaching your child a series of habits. You teach them how to put on their clothes, tie their shoes, and clean up after themselves so they can eventually do it on their own. One of their most important habits involves cleaning their teeth. By teaching them how and why to use their toothbrush consistently, you’re starting them on a path to sustained oral health. Of course, this isn’t the only kind of dental care that they need—they also need to routinely visit their children’s dentist in Center. You can help them start off 2017 the right way with a visit to the Children’s Dental Center. It’ll not only help keep their teeth clean this year, but help further instill those important habits. (more…)
November 2, 2016
Whenever you decide to have a movie day with your child, you want to make sure that it is appropriate for them. You don’t want them to encounter content that might overwhelm them, or have them watch something that is too complicated. You want it to be specifically tailored to them. The same could be said for finding the right dental practice for your child. Children’s dental care is much different than that of adults. It takes a whole other set of skills, the kind you’ll find at the Children’s Dental Center. Dr. Youngblood wants to give you a little more information on why you should bring your child to their children’s dentist in Center, as well as what to expect when you get there. (more…)