Teaching Kids About Sugar Bugs

Teaching kids about sugar bugs can increase their overall health as well as create great dental habits! Here are some tips from our Pediatric Dentists at Surfside. #kidsdentist

Is Nitrous Dangerous for My Kids at the Dentist?

  It’s natural for children to feel some level of anxiety or nervousness whenever they are taken to see the dentist. Remaining seated on a chair for a specific length of time and having someone poking around inside their mouths using strange equipment may not exactly be their idea of a good way to spend…

When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

Hey Surfsiders! Today we are addressing one of the most common concerns parents have about their kids teeth, BRACES! At what age should my child see an orthodontist? For a lot of parents, a trip to an orthodontist is not necessary until their children have completely gotten rid of their baby teeth — which is around the age…

When Should My Child Start Using Fluoride?

Anybody who has ever been to the dentist knows that fluoride is good for the teeth. Specifically, fluoride works to strengthen the enamel of those pearly whites as well as help prevent tooth decay. As gross as it is to even think about, the mouth is actually rife with bacteria. When they combine with sugars,…

Mother’s Day Feature

In honor of Mother’s Day our staff at Surfside Kids Dental wanted to celebrate a couple of hard-working Mom’s and amazing women in our dental group. We are excited to introduce you to two of our Dentists who not only work hard in the office, but at home with their little ones. Meet Sacramento Pediatric…

How to Support a Child Who Is Scared of the Dentist

Teaching young children about the importance of good dental hygiene is a crucial task for all parents, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a walk in the park (for both the kids and the parents). After all, training children to brush their teeth and observe other proper dental care habits at home is one thing…

What to Consider When Choosing a Children’s Dental Group

What to Consider When Choosing My Kids First Dental Group Your child’s first visit to the dentist should ideally take place six months after his first tooth has erupted, and no later than the child’s first year. And while children can be taken to see a general dentist for their dental needs, it’s certainly worth considering seeing…