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Chesapeake VA Pediatric Dentist | Oh No! My Child Chipped a Tooth!

23322 Pediatric Dentist The unfortunate truth is that accidents happen whether it be a sports injury, a fall of their bike, or simply tripping.  While most chipped teeth are not serious, if the damage is beyond the tooth’s enamel layer, there is a risk of infection and tooth loss.  Some children seem to be accident-prone, […]

When should my child visit then dentist and what will happen?

As soon as your child’s first tooth appears, it’s time to schedule a dental visit. The ADA recommends that the first dental visit take place within six months after the first tooth appears, but no later than a child’s first birthday. Don’t wait for them to start school or until there’s an emergency. Get your […]

What does a pediatric dentist do?

Pediatric dental offices are colorful, fun, and child-friendly. Dental phobias are often rooted in childhood, so it is essential that the child feel comfortable, safe, and trusting of the dentist from the outset. The pediatric dentist focuses on several different forms of oral care: Prevention – Tooth decay is the most prevalent childhood ailment. Fortunately, […]

Drink Healthy

As we welcome the warmer weather it is important to stay hydrated. Is your child’s sweet tooth harming their teeth as well as the overall health? Help create a healthier lifestyle for your child and make the switch!

Happy Red Nose Day!!!

This year Red Noses, which raises awareness and funds to help children in need, arrived with a touch of silver sparkle, because giving children a brighter future is something to celebrate!

Easter Candy and Cavities

It’s not the sugar from the candy itself that gives your kids cavities, but rather what happens in their mouth after they eat the sugar. Some types of bacteria in the mouth feed on the sugars to create acids that destroy tooth enamel. Those acids create a bacterial infection that makes holes in teeth. Without […]

Too Many Sweets? The Harmful Effect of Sugar on Kids’ Teeth

All kids like the occasional treat, but too many high-sugar snacks can have a major impact on their health. Experts recommend that children consume less than six teaspoons of added sugars per day, which is the equivalent of about 25 grams or 100 calories. Consuming more than the recommended amount can significantly reduce their risk […]

Our team had a great time at the YMCA New Year New You Health Fair! Thanks to all of our friends our animals now have bright and shiny teeth!