Category Archives : Pediatric Dentistry

At-Home Dental Care: Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Healthy in Quarantine

Right now, people all over the world are feeling particularly anxious. We’re living through a health crisis unlike anything the world has ever seen. COVID-19 has infected nearly 2 million people worldwide – including more than 23,000 people right here in Illinois. This virus has upended our lives, cancelled our plans, and changed many of […]

Is Your Baby Teething? Your Questions Answered!

If your child is beginning to get cranky lately, you might be wondering if their first tooth is coming in. This can be both an exciting and frustrating time for new parents, but we’re here to help! Here are the answers to parents’ most common questions about the teething process. 1. When do babies start […]

How to Prevent Your Child From Getting Cavities

Though they may not be permanent, your child’s baby teeth are critical for their development. These teeth help your child develop good chewing and speech mechanisms, and they even ensure that their permanent teeth have a pathway to grow into. Therefore, it is so critical that we protect your child’s teeth from tooth decay. Here […]

Encouraging Dental Health in Children: Seven Tips to Implement Today

As a parent, there’s likely nothing that’s more important to you than the health of your children. You work hard to ensure that they eat healthy, get plenty of exercise, and visit the pediatrician for regular check-ups. But what about their oral health? Often, parents overlook dental health, perhaps not fully understanding how closely it’s […]