Dental braces are designed to solve a huge range of orthodontic issues in children and teens. Ideally, for best results, you should have your child assessed by an orthodontist by the age of seven. However, if your child is older than that, it’s never too late for braces. Here’s a look at just some of the issues braces can correct.
Sedation dentistry is the process of using medication to help patients relax during dental work. This calming option can be embraced by children or adults. To help you decide if sedation dentistry is right for your children, here’s a closer look at what it means and the different options available. Your dentist can answer any additional questions that you may have during your child’s first appointment.
For many children and teens, getting braces is a rite of passage. Orthodontic care helps to straighten your smile, but even more importantly than that, it helps to safeguard your bite so that you can avoid issues down the road in adulthood. Wondering what it’s like getting braces put on? Here’s a look at the process.
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If your child has dental caries, frequent cavities, or is prone to tooth decay, your dentist may recommend dental sealants. Wondering what they are and whether or not they’re necessary? Here are answers to your questions about dental sealants for children. Continue reading Why Dental Sealants are Important for Your Child’s Teeth
Recent reports indicate that sports accidents and injuries account for 10-39% of all dental injuries among children. Athletic endeavors are extremely popular and beneficial to children, though, so what can a parent do to prevent sports related dental injuries? Dr. Wesley Powell, pediatric dentist in Atlanta, shares his expertise on the matter. Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta on Child Sports Related Dental Injuries
Last month Dr. Wesley Powell, top pediatric dentist in Atlanta, shared his advice for infant and toddler dental care. Now we’re moving on to the complex oral health needs for school age children, pre-teens, and teenagers. Dr. Powell is an expert with years of experience helping babies, children, and teens with their dental needs. Read on to learn more about the common dental issues that occur as kids grow up. Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta Explains Child & Teen Dental Care
Every child grows at their own pace, but dental care for kids tends to follow a predictable timeline. Your pediatric dentist in Atlanta, Dr. Wesley Powell, is an expert at appropriate oral health and dental care for babies, toddlers, children, and teenagers. Read on for an estimated schedule of dental milestones, and oral care tips for the infant, baby, and toddler years. Check back next month for tips about child and teen dental care! Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta Explains Baby & Toddler Dental Care
If children have bad breath, it’s usually safe to assume they haven’t been brushing like they should. In a perfect world, you can send kids to the bathroom to brush their teeth, maybe follow them to make sure they actually brush, and all would be well. Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta Explains Top 5 Reasons Children Can Have Bad Breath
Everyone knows they’re supposed to brush their teeth at least twice a day. Most people also know that they should replace their toothbrush every three months or so. But how often do people stop to think about where they should keep their toothbrush? Continue reading Safety Storing Your Family’s Toothbrush from a Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta
Just like in any big city, Halloween in Atlanta has its hot spots for candy…and we’d like to think of our practice as the go-to spot for your kids to make sure they brush away all of the sugar! Check out the fun we’re having in the office 🙂 Continue reading 2016 Halloween in Atlanta Georgia | Child Teen Dentistry