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,…

When Should My Child Get Braces?

Wondering when your child should get braces? We have got the scoop! In your years on this Earth, you have likely already appreciated the merits of a great smile, so naturally you want this for your children. It isn’t going to ensure a happy and successful life, but don’t estimate just how much it can…

Secrets to Finding the Best Pediatric Dentist

Secrets to Finding the Best Pediatric Dentist in Pleasant Hill, CA According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry or AAPD, children should have their first checkup when their first tooth erupts or no later than their first birthday. This will help prevent dental problems and set them off the path toward good oral health. In…