How does dental health affect the immune system?

Oral health is more important than most people realize! According to the Mayo Clinic, an unhealthy mouth may increase your risk of serious health problems, which can weaken your immune system. Do you know our mouths and are full of bacteria? If untreated, this bacteria can cause disease, inflammation, and/or pain. Regular checkups and professional […]

The Benefits of Fluoride and Sealants

Fluoride & Sealants

The dental field is constantly improving and advancing in technology! There are new and improved methods of dental treatments and restoration work implemented every single day. Two treatment methods that have proved to be extremely beneficial throughout the years are fluoride treatments and sealants. Continue reading for more information about the benefits associated with both […]

Make Brushing Fun

The best way to teach kids about oral health is to get them excited about brushing! Kids love nothing more than to have fun, so here are some ideas from Jenks Pediatric Dental on how to make brushing fun: Play Their Favorite Song Dentists recommend brushing twice a day for two minutes. Pick a song […]

What To Know About Baby Teeth

Baby teeth may be little, but they have a big impact on our oral health! Did you know these teeth serve a purpose other than creating adorable baby smiles? The proper development of baby teeth is crucial in order to healthily impact the permanent teeth that replace them later in life. Typically, the first baby […]

Meet Tina the Tooth!

Tina Tooth

Hey there, everyone! Allow me to introduce myself! My name is Tina, the talking tooth! You may have seen pictures of me on Facebook and Instagram exploring around town. I work very closely with Dr. Owens and the gang to make sure our kiddos have the best experience possible in our office. I love the […]

Why Teeth Cleanings Are Important For Kids

In the early stages of development, children should learn how to properly manage their oral health. Did you know teaching your kiddos the importance of oral hygiene should start as early as their first teeth begin to erupt? While most parents make efforts to ensure their children takes proper care of their teeth at home, […]

Parent Guide for Baby Teeth

Primary teeth, referred to commonly as “baby teeth”, erupt gradually in the mouth throughout the child’s first 2 ½ years of life. Continue reading for a better understanding of the eruption process and when the primary teeth can be expected to be lost. Why Do We Have Two Sets Of Teeth? The primary set of […]

How To Choose The Perfect Pediatric Dentist

It can be very difficult to get your little one on board with a trip to the dentist. Whether it is their first time, or you are switching from one doctor to another, it is important to ensure that you are choosing a pediatric dentist that is right for you and your child. Ensuring that […]