Category Archives: Kids’ Dentistry

Some Wisdom About Wisdom Teeth

young woman worried about wisdom teethWisdom teeth are the name for your third permanent molars, which typically appear from age 17-25. It is thought the name “wisdom teeth” comes from the fact that they appear long after all your other permanent teeth, when you a much older & wiser. Most people have four wisdom teeth, one in each quadrant of the mouth (upper left, upper right, lower left, lower right). If your dentist has been doing updated x-rays of your mouth every year, they might be able to see where your wisdom teeth are going to come in, but there’s no guarantee on how wisdom teeth will behave. Continue reading Some Wisdom About Wisdom Teeth

A Step-by-Step Guide to Teaching Good Brushing Habits to Your Kids

teaching kids about good dental care habits

Brushing your teeth is very important for your oral & overall health, but to kids, it’s just a chore. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are some tips for teaching your kids how to brush their teeth effectively & solidify good dental care habits for a lifetime of healthy teeth. Continue reading A Step-by-Step Guide to Teaching Good Brushing Habits to Your Kids