Benjamin Franklin once said: It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them. This holds true for almost everything in life, including dental care. For parents in the Derry area, teaching your children good oral hygiene techniques early in life will benefit their smile throughout their life. If you wait too long […]
Today’s dental blog focuses on a preventative treatment often used to help impede the development of cavities in children. Dental sealants are a thin coat of clear resin that is applied to the biting surfaces of teeth, usually the rear molars. The back teeth are more prone to cavities because is difficult to reach […]
Though most parents know the basics of children’s dental care, Derry dentists continue to see cavities in young children. Caring for your infant’s teeth should begin even before they erupt. To prevent bacteria growth, parents can wash their baby’s gums with a wet washcloth after feedings. Babies should never be put to bed with a […]
For years, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents to begin children’s dentist visits before the third birthday. The AAP now advises Windham and Chester parents to take their toddler to their family dentist before their first birthday, or about six months after their first tooth appears.
Your Derry child’s dental health is vital to overall health and vitality. At Vanguard Dental Group, our pediatric dentist loves working with you and your child to ensure a healthy smile for life. Why? The health of your Derry child’s teeth and gums can affect their speech development, eating habits, and self-esteem.