1. Is Nitrous Oxide Safe For Kids?

    Behind the laughing gas of pediatric sedation dentistry. Bringing your child into the dentist may elicit a range of feelings depending on their previous experiences, but if they have even a little bit of trauma associated with the dentist, they may have a full-blown fear or extreme anxiety when they…Read More

  2. 8 Signs Your Child Needs Braces

    You’re not alone if your child requires orthodontics — 75 percent of all kids and teens require some type of Invisalign® or braces! Orthodontic care is just a part of growing up for kids — at one point or another, they’ll likely require braces or Invisalign. So, how do you know? As a parent…Read More

  3. Leveling Up Pediatric Orthodontics: The iTero Intraoral Scanner

    Get better results with this 3D scanning technology! Traditional orthodontic x-rays can only provide a two-dimensional look at a patient’s teeth and often lag in real-time diagnostics. The reason for this? It is because the data can rapidly change in growing kids or the scans can be difficult to r…Read More

  4. Breaking The Habit: Pacifiers And Thumb Sucking

    Improve your child’s oral health by helping them break these habits. For infants and young children, sucking is a very instinctual and natural habit — it’s comforting and relaxing, and it signals security, so the use of pacifiers and even thumb sucking early in life is common and familiar. And…Read More

  5. The Importance Of Dental X-Rays For Kids

    Improve your child’s dental health with x-rays! Pediatric dental x-rays are a great way to monitor dental health and proper teeth development as your little one grows. Your local dentist is able to use this tool to help prevent and treat any issues and use it as an early diagnostic to better enhan…Read More

  6. Pediatric Orthodontics: Early Orthodontic Treatment For Kids

    Address bite and teeth issues now! Pediatric orthodontics is used to address bite irregularities in children from an early loss in baby teeth, harmful oral habits such as thumb sucking to genetic concerns. It helps prepare and set the child up for a healthy and functional smile. Anthem Pediatric Den…Read More

  7. A Parent’s Guide To Navigating Pediatric Sedation Dentistry

    Experience anxiety-free dental visits with your child today! While fear of the dentist can be quite common in young children — especially for kiddos who have had a bad or painful first encounter with a dentist — your child doesn’t have to be subject to retraumatization every time they go in. A…Read More

  8. Teeth-Healthy Snacks For Kids

    Support their teeth through the foods they eat! In our last post, we explored the oral microbiome and found that one of the best ways to support oral health is by eating a healthy diet. Create healthy food habits and promote oral health for your child through the snacks they eat! Anthem Pediatric De…Read More

  9. The Benefits of Pediatric Dentistry in 2020

    Kids and adults both need dental healthcare, but the type of treatment kids receive from the dentist is different from what adults receive. Pediatric dentistry calls for specialized training, treatments, tools, and medical knowledge. To make sure all procedures that are performed are as effective, e…Read More

  10. The History of Dentistry in the 20th Century

    Dentistry is a branch of medicine that specializes in diagnosing, treating, maintaining, and improving disorders of teeth and gums, playing an important role in overall healthcare. The importance of oral health isn’t just localized to your mouth, either. Your mouth is the primary entry point for a…Read More

  11. How To Teach Your Child How To Brush Their Teeth!

    According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 42% of children between the ages of 2 and 11 have tooth decay. Teaching your kids to have good dental hygiene at an early age can help your kids be among those who don’t have tooth decay. Some parents think that, since baby teeth eventually…Read More