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General and Family Dentistry | A Dental Health & Wellness Blog

Preventive Care: Dental Sealants

Dental sealants offer a simple, but generally effective preventive solution to the problem of tooth decay occurring on the biting surfaces of back teeth. These sinuous biting surfaces represent the business end of the chewing apparatus, and must withstand considerable physical
stress; within the grooves of molars and premolars, fissures and pits may develop,
trapping food particles and keeping resident bacteria out of the reach of the most persistent toothbrush.

Posted in: Pediatric Dentistry | Dental Health and Wellness | General and Family Dentistry

Scrub-a-dub-dub: Helping Your Child Learn to Brush His Teeth

Parents have the exciting opportunity to witness all
of their child's "firsts." You get to see your child roll over for
the first time and you get to see him take his first steps. You watch lovingly
as he learns to speak and then you get to enjoy him creating his first
sentence. There's also, of course, a child's first tooth.

Posted in: Pediatric Dentistry | Dental Health and Wellness | General and Family Dentistry