Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and... Read more »

Tips on How to Pull Your Child’s Loose Baby Tooth

Is your child showing signs of a loose baby tooth? If so, you’re likely wondering what you need to do to deal with it. Well, there is no need to panic. Baby teeth fall out all the time. And there will be plenty more loose teeth in the future! The... Read more »

See What You Know About Children’s Dental Health by Taking This Test

If you want your child to have a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to help them clean and care for their teeth and gums regularly. However, that would be a hard task if you don’t know all there is to know about children’s dental health. So, our... Read more »

Oral Health Care Plans: Toothbrushing for Kids

Just as brushing your teeth is highly effective for adults of any age, it is also important for young children as well. Brushing a child's teeth helps prevent tooth decay and ensures their teeth can continue to grow and function as intended. However, they cannot do it themselves, so they... Read more »

Tips for Giving Smile-Healthy Gifts This Easter

Did you know there are some Easter gifts that can promote dental issues for your children? Well, it’s true. This means that if you enjoy giving them Easter gifts, you could be giving them dental problems and dental pain as well. You don’t want this, do you? Our pediatric dentists are... Read more »

Get a Head Start on Your Child’s Oral Care with These Tips

Proper dental hygiene habits for a healthy smile are one of the countless life lessons that children must learn from their parents. It’s normal for parents to have a lot of questions and concerns about how to instruct their children on proper oral care, and this is where our dental... Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Oral Hygiene for Kids

Oral hygiene is very important. In fact, it’s vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. This is why our dentists, Dr. Richard Ruffalo and associates, encourage you to help your child keep up with oral hygiene. However, this might be tough if you have questions about oral hygiene. So,... Read more »

Children in Areas Without Fluoridated Water Might Benefit from Fluoride Supplements

Established research has proven that fluoride exposure helps maintain healthy tooth enamel. Many municipal water systems have added fluoride to the drinking water. Drinking fluoridated water, when combined with brushing with a toothpaste containing fluoride often provides a healthy dose of fluoride. Fluoride helps prevent cavities and reduces chances of... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips for Teens

If you want your teen to have the top-notch oral health and smile they deserve, then it’s important that they keep up on oral hygiene. Oral hygiene is vital because it helps them maintain clean and healthy teeth and gums. To help you help them keep their smile in tip-top... Read more »

What to Expect During Your Child’s First Exam

We hope that your visits to our office are relaxing and enjoyable, for you and for your children. We recognize that some children have an irrational fear of the dentist’s office, and we do all that we can to make their visits peaceful, starting when they are very young. Here... Read more »