What are Tooth Buds?

What are tooth buds? Sadly, they’re not main characters from an exciting kids’ television show about living tooth humanoids giving oral hygiene guidance. (Yet.) Understanding about tooth buds will help encourage you to practice great oral hygiene habits when treating your child’s chompers, so we’ve put together the following data... Read more »

The Habits That Can Negatively Affect Your Child’s Smile and Oral Health

Do you want your child to have a top-notch smile and oral health? If so, then you need to help them avoid the habits that can harm their teeth and gums. Unfortunately, there are many. Our pediatric dentists would like to help you help your child by listing the habits... Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Thumb Sucking

Are you aware of the issues and abnormalities that can arise from thumb sucking? Although thumb sucking is quite common among children, it can eventually lead to severe dental damage if it continues. Typically, thumb-sucking needs to end when a child is around 4 years of age as their permanent... Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Prevention

Are you aware of what baby bottle tooth decay is and what you can do to prevent it? If you do not know what it is, baby bottle tooth decay is a process in which a child’s oral health suffers due to unhealthy substances found in their baby bottles. More... Read more »

Making Dental Health Exciting

Helping your children to form healthy dental habits can sometimes be difficult. Making dental hygiene and dental health practices fun can make things easier for both you and your child. Our dentist and team in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are happy to offer advice for making dental care fun for you and... Read more »

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 »