Many parents wonder when the time is right for their child to see us at Dr. B. Pediatric Dentistry in Campbell CA for the first time. What does the ADA say? The American Dental Association recommends that kids visit the dentist around their first birthday, a little earlier than some parents may anticipate. Early visits […]
Answers to Important Pediatric Dental Questions
Babies usually get their first tooth between six months of age, and the time of their first birthday. This is a major milestone in their development. For one thing, it’s time to bring them in to Dr. B. Pediatric Dentistry in Campbell CA for their very first dental checkup. New parents are sometimes surprised to […]
Pacifier Do’s and Don’ts for New Parents
Sometimes a pacifier is the only thing that can calm a cranky baby. Parents tend to think of them as harmless, and as an easy way to pacify an infant. At Dr. B. Pediatric Dentistry in Campbell CA, we share some thoughts about pacifiers. The American Academy of Pediatrics says pacifiers don’t cause any medical […]
Are Dental Sealants the Same as Dental Fillings?
Dental sealants can play a critical role in children’s dental health. There is some confusion, however, about exactly what they are. Some parents don’t realize that there are critical differences between sealants and fillings. How do Dental Sealants and Dental Fillings Differ? Dental sealants and dental fillings are used on teeth but have different applications. […]
4 Myths About Baby Teeth That Every Parent Should Understand
Seeing a baby’s first tooth come in is a major milestone: for the parents, and for the baby, too. With that first tooth come new responsibilities, and in this post from Dr. B. Pediatric Dentistry in Campbell CA we’ll describe some common myths, along with things you need to know. Myth #1 Baby Teeth Are […]
What is an Orthodontic Pacifier?
Pacifiers have been a blessing for countless parents. They can soothe crabby babies, and even ease them into sleep. Not all babies take to them, but some take to them very well, to the point where that beloved binky may pose an unexpected developmental threat. In this post from Dr. B Pediatric Dentistry in Campbell […]