Category: Children’s Dentistry

Oral Health Care For Kids And Adults

Kids and adults are susceptible to cavities, but the right habits can keep people of all ages safe from oral health problems. Good dental hygiene habits can help everyone in your household remain safe against decay as well as gum disease. When it comes to professional dental care, children and their parents can benefit from… Read more »

Dental Checkups At An Early Age Can Have Long-Term Value

Once your baby’s teeth begin to arrive, they will be vulnerable to the formation of cavities. You will obviously have an important role to play in preserving their dental health at this age, you can count on your dentist for help! Our St. Louis, MO dental office is happy to provide a “well baby exam,” an appointment… Read more »

How Can I Help My Kids Learn The Value Of Good Oral Hygiene?

When kids learn the right lessons about oral hygiene, they can have an easier time taking care of their teeth, and they can face fewer risks from dental problems like tooth decay. Parents obviously have an important role to play in educating their children on dental health. After all, you will be directly responsible for… Read more »

Make Sure Your Family Commits To Good Oral Hygiene Habits

When everyone in your household commits to protecting their teeth and gums from dental problems, you can avoid trips to the dentist’s office for restorative work. While parents and kids alike need to take their dental well-being seriously, the right approach can differ for people in different age groups. For your own oral health needs, you should… Read more »

How Parents Help Younger Kids Learn Good Oral Hygiene Habits

In the time before your kids are old enough to brush and floss their own teeth, they will depend on you to protect them from cavities. At this point, you will have a direct responsibility for maintaining their oral health, though their dentist will also provide support. With that said, kids are typically capable of… Read more »

What To Look For In A Dentist’s Office For Your Child

Finding the right dentist for a child is important, and it can have long-term benefits. At our St. Louis, MO dentist’s office, Dr. Johnson-G’Sell can provide important oral health services for younger patients, including those who are coming in to see the dentist for the first time. Starting with a “well baby exam,” we can introduce your… Read more »

Is It Time To Let Your Child Brush And Floss On Their Own?

It can be hard to know when it is right to trust your child with new responsibilities. Even if they are eager to do more on their own, they may need time to mature and develop before certain tasks are manageable. One responsibility kids can take on at a relatively early age is the responsibility… Read more »

Tips For Protecting Your Baby’s First Teeth

The arrival of your baby’s first teeth marks an important milestone, but it also creates a new responsibility for you. Even as they first start to arrive, teeth are vulnerable to problems with decay. Gently cleaning your child’s first teeth will help them avoid difficulties with cavities, which helps prevent potential issues with the development… Read more »

We Can Provide Dental Care To Kids And Their Parents

Making sure you and your kids are cared for is not always easy, but it is important. Especially at an early age, children require considerable attention and support from their parents. During this period, you can have an active role to play in managing their dental and general health, but you still need to make… Read more »

Teaching Good Oral Hygiene Habits To Young Children

At first, parents take on an active role in protecting a child’s smile by cleaning their teeth. Over time, kids can develop the coordination and understanding to start brushing and flossing on their own. How can you make sure your kids are ready to do this, and how can you be sure they are doing… Read more »