Organic Foods- Can They Cause Still Cause Cavities?

    Most caregivers are well aware of the role sugar plays in the dental decay process. We all have naturally -occurring germs in our mouth that feast on the food we ingest.   Once bacteria digest the food, they produce acid which is a precursor to tooth decay.  There are a lot of misconceptions to what foods contain sugar …

Protect Your Tots From Baby Tooth Rot!

Baby bottle tooth decay or early childhood caries refers to tooth decay in infants and very young children after being put to bed with a bottle containing milk, fruit juice, formula, or any other natural/artificial sugar containing beverage.  Infants are at more risk when given bottles with beverages other than water at naptime or bedtime because saliva decreases as the …

“What’s the difference if I take my child to my family dentist vs. a pediatric dentist?”

One of the most frequently asked questions we as a pediatric dentists come across is: What is the difference between a pediatric dentist and general/family dentist?   The differences outlined below in no way undermine the abilities of either professional but are intended to serve points to consider when choosing an oral healthcare professional for your child.    Myth #1: Pediatric Dentists …