Saving Your Teeth with Sealants

Your teeth are designed for different things. Your back teeth, also known as your molars are created to do the tough job of chewing and grinding your food to make it easier to swallow and digest. To get the job done, your molars come equipped with small ridges known as... Read more »

The Importance of Brushing

Did you know, brushing your teeth is the key to your smile’s health? Well, it’s true! Having a healthy smile is essential to your oral health care, which is why our dental team here at Pediatric Dentistry South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is happy to talk to you about your oral... Read more »

Correcting Your Child’s Smile Begins with Cavity Prevention

One of the most important aspects of a child’s oral health care is cavity prevention. Cavities are extremely prominent in today's society due to the products we eat and the lifestyles we choose to live. Fortunately, cavities can be prevented. With an effective diet and optimum oral health care daily... Read more »

The First Trip to The Dentist

Your child’s first trip to the dentist does not have to be traumatic for her, you, or the dentist. There are some things that you can do to make sure that the first visit is a pleasant one. First, start early. Ideally, the first dental visit should be after your... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Mouthguard

With school back in session comes the sports season. If your son or daughter is participating in a sport where there is even the slightest chance of a blow or impact to their mouth, you should consider having a mouthguard custom-made by our dentist. The dentist will take a mold... Read more »

Fun Facts About Thumb Sucking

The link between poor oral health and thumb sucking has been extensively studied over the past few decades, with all sources agreeing that sucking your thumb can and will damage your teeth. Not only can thumb sucking lead to misalignments in your teeth, it can also hold back the growth... Read more »

Fun Facts About Teething

Is your child starting to show signs of teething? Teething is a natural, but possibly painful, event in every young child’s life when their first set of teeth finally break the surface of the gums. When erupting above the skin, gum discomfort and pain can be present. One of the... Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Might Help Reduce Tooth Sensitivity Problems

Discomfort in your child's teeth, when eating or drinking certain things, can have a significant impact on their overall quality of life. It can also be a sign that the mineral strength of their tooth enamel has been compromised. If it’s not addressed, this could lead to serious oral health... Read more »

Teaching Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Are you looking for information about teaching your child to brush their teeth? If so, you have come to the right place! Here at Pediatric Dentistry South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, we are happy to help you with your child’s oral health care. That is why, we have provided some basic... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Pediatric Dentistry South, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »