Kids dentistry

  • What You Don’t Know About Invisalign Braces

    Invisalign and Invisalign Teen Braces Invisalign braces have entirely transformed the way orthodontic therapy is performed and perceived by others. Many adults and teens alike are choosing Invisalign braces due to the almost invisible appearance of the alignment trays that are worn (“aligners”). Each set of aligners gently moves your teeth into a more appropriate […]

  • Foods That Are Good For Dental Health

    We often talk about the foods that increase a person’s rate for developing tooth decay. Candy, soda, juice or sports drinks may come to mind. But what about foods that decrease a person’s risk for tooth decay? Those exist as well, even if they don’t get as much attention. Many foods naturally help promote healthier […]

  • Tooth Fairy Tooth Price Index

    Every year a large dental insurance company takes a poll of parents to track the amount the Tooth Fairy leaves for a baby’s tooth.  More than 1,200 primary caregivers are polled with a sample designed to yield a cross-section of the United States.  As you can see, the poll illustrates that the Tooth Fairy is […]

  • My Approach to Pain and Anxiety-Free Dentistry

    One of the benefits of modern medicine and technology is that there are now a variety of biological and psychological tools available to dentists to minimize the pain and anxiety that can be associated with dental procedures. At Parkview Dental (www.parkview.me), one of the things I concentrate on, aside from great results, is making dental […]

  • Top Trends in Dentistry and Halloween Tips

    Believe it or not, back-to-school time is here, and while school supplies are often top of mind heading into the new year, preparing yourself and your kids for fall entails more than simply stocking up on pens, pencils and notebooks. Ensuring you and your family are in top shape to embrace fresh fall school and […]

  • My Approach to Modern Pediatric Dentistry

    How do you make children less anxious about going to the dentist? A child’s first visit to the family dentist actually begins at home. Many adults feel anxiety just thinking about a visit to the family dentist due to past negative experiences. However, dentistry, especially pediatric dentistry, has come a long way in the past […]

  • BPA-Free Sealants

    As a new mother, I have been inundated with BPA-free products from baby bottles to toys, so I know that the concern is real.  While the American Dental Association states that BPA from sealants poses little risk to children (and that the exposure is actually 2-5x less than the estimated daily exposure from food and […]