Have you replaced your child’s toothbrush lately? You don’t have to answer that. At Dr. B. Pediatric Dentistry in Campbell CA we recommend a new toothbrush every three months (that goes for kids and grownups, alike). Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, which can be bad for dental health. It’s […]
FAQ: Children’s Dental Sealants
Dental sealants are one of the best ways to protect young teeth against cavities, and your child can get them at Dr. B. Pediatric Dentistry in Campbell CA. Having sealants put on your child’s teeth is quick and painless. Experts say they can prevent up to eighty percent of cavities after they are applied. Q. […]
Should You Pull a Loose Baby Tooth?
Losing baby teeth is a rite of passge for children: tangible evidence of getting older, plus a little profit if the tooth fairy pays a visit. At Dr. B. Pediatric Dentistry in Campbell CA, we have some thoughts on losing baby teeth. Sometimes things don’t go as expected. The loose tooth won’t come out, even […]
We Love Patient Referrals!
At Dr. B. Pediatric Dentistry in Campbell CA, many of our new patients come to us on the recommendation of the parent of a current patient. This is, of course, very flattering. It’s important to any dental practice to get new patients, but when they come to us because a current patient is so pleased […]
What’s the Difference Between Silver Fillings and White Fillings?
In today’s post, we discuss fillings. What is a composite filling? Composite fillings are comprised of a mixture of glass or quartz and resin which results in a natural tooth-colored material. They are quite strong when bonded to the tooth with adhesive. What is an amalgam filling? Amalgam fillings are also called “silver fillings” though […]
Do Gaps Between Teeth Require Braces?
If my youngster has a gap between their baby teeth, should I be worried? Young children have gaps temporarily as their baby teeth gradually fall out and permanent teeth gradually come in. Having gaps in baby teeth doesn’t necessarily mean your youngster will have gaps in their permanent teeth. However, it’s important to have your […]