Children’s Dental Center suggests all parents and guardians consider if their child’s bite pattern needs fixing with early treatment.
June 30, 2023 Chris Rowland, DDS

Fix Your Child’s Bite Pattern With Early Treatment

We all want our children to grow up healthy and well-adjusted. To foster this, we usually encourage fruits, veggies, playdates, and regular dentist and doctor visits. But we should also be thinking about orthodontic care! Children’s Dental Center wants nothing but the best for your loved ones, and that’s why we suggest all parents and Read More

Reasons Your Child's Permanent Teeth Aren't Coming In
May 31, 2023 Chris Rowland, DDS

Reasons Your Child’s Permanent Teeth Aren’t Coming In

At Children’s Dental Center, we know that dental problems can be stressful for parents and caregivers. One problem we often see is when older kids or teens are missing one or more permanent teeth. This can make parents and patients worry about why it’s happening and how to fix it. But it’s important to know Read More

How Pacifiers & Thumb-Sucking Affect Kids' Smiles
April 14, 2023 Chris Rowland, DDS

How Pacifiers & Thumb-Sucking Affect Kids’ Smiles

It’s not unusual for children to pick up harmful oral habits at some point. If your child sucks their thumb or a pacifier for too long, their smile can suffer the consequences, but our Children’s Dental Center team is here to help. Breaking the thumb or pacifier-sucking habit can be tough, but you’re not alone. Read More

Tips for Managing Dental Anxiety
March 22, 2023 Chris Rowland, DDS

Tips for Managing Dental Anxiety

Visiting the dentist can be scary, especially for kids! About 10% of children in the U.S. experience dental anxiety, making it tough to keep their smiles healthy. If your child has an extreme phobia, you may even struggle to make the appointment just to prevent feelings of dread in your little one. Regular dental visits Read More

How to Disinfect Your Retainer After Being Sick
February 21, 2023 Chris Rowland, DDS

How to Disinfect Your Retainer After Being Sick

It’s flu season. Unfortunately, its incredibly contagious nature made it hard for your kid(s) to avoid it. Fortunately, after much coughing, vomiting, and chicken noodle soup, they got better! Caring for a sick child isn’t easy, and keeping the rest of the household healthy can be stressful. Children’s Dental Center is here to reduce some Read More

Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment: The Basics
January 25, 2023 Chris Rowland, DDS

Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment: The Basics

You’ve probably heard of two-phase orthodontic treatment if you’re a parent of an adolescent who needs braces. But what is it exactly? Is it necessary? Can it help achieve a beautiful and healthy smile? Children’s Dental Center is going to dive into the basics and how it can benefit your treatment. Phase One: “Early Treatment” Read More

How to Know if Your Child Has a Cavity
December 20, 2022 Chris Rowland, DDS

How to Know if Your Child Has a Cavity

All great parents know that despite your hard work and best intentions, you can’t always prevent things from happening to your child. When it comes to oral health, sometimes even with regular dental appointments and daily brushing, your child might still end up with a cavity.  The great news is that our team at Children’s Read More

How Does Sugar Affect Your Child’s Teeth?
November 2, 2022 Chris Rowland, DDS

How Does Sugar Affect Your Child’s Teeth?

It’s common knowledge that consuming too much sugar can lead to tooth decay, but you may not know exactly how that happens. It’s not so much the sugar itself that causes damage but what takes place after you eat or drink. This knowledge is especially important when monitoring what your child eats and how their Read More

6 Tips For Choosing A Pediatric Dentist
October 2, 2022 Chris Rowland, DDS

6 Tips For Choosing A Pediatric Dentist

When it comes to dental needs, each patient requires customized care for the best treatment results. Some families with small children need extra or specialized care. Pediatric dentists have unique qualifications; they can provide gentler care and education for young children and treat young patients with special needs or disabilities. At the Children’s Dental Center, Read More

Preventing Tooth Decay in Children
September 27, 2022 Chris Rowland, DDS

Preventing Tooth Decay in Children

Protecting your child’s teeth is essential to keeping your little ones happy and healthy. It may be a no-brainer that their oral health is important to their wellbeing, but understanding just how to take care of baby teeth might not be so simple. Fortunately, you have the Children’s Dental Center at your side, ready to Read More