Understanding Baby Teeth

Is anything more important than the health of your children? If you’re a new parent, you really understand that there’s nothing a parent would do to take care of their child. That’s why treating the teeth of your child is so crucial to do right, and we want to assist... Read more »

Advice About Teenage Oral Health

As you age, your teeth will start to form their permanent positions. You may find yourself in braces to straighten out a misaligned bite. In the meantime, you might be around peers that pressure you to look your best and you may feel self-conscious about your smile. Fortunately, there are... Read more »

Protecting Your Child’s Teeth Through Adulthood

You may know about baby bottle tooth decay and thought, "does it matter that baby chompers rot because they fall out anyway?" The answer is very much yes. Read this post to see why. Although baby bottle tooth decay affects the baby chompers, effects from the disease can bear into... Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Is at Increased Risk of Suffering from Severe Tooth Decay and Dental Fracture

Dental fractures can be caused by several different things and they can range in severity. Even if the area of compromised tooth enamel doesn’t cause you any immediate pain or discomfort, you should still have it examined by an experienced dentist like Dr. Samuel Bailey. As time goes on the... Read more »

Fluoride and Your Child

Fluoride is an important part of your child’s dental health. Fluoride consumed through municipal tap water and in toothpaste will help to strengthen your child’s teeth and bones as they develop. As an adult, fluoride toothpaste will help fortify the enamel in their adult teeth. Talk to your dentist about... Read more »

Be Sure to Provide Your Child with an ADA Approved Toothpaste

The dental professionals at West Valley Pediatric Dentistry understand that as a parent your child's health is very important to you. Instilling good oral hygiene habits while they are young will certainly help your child maintain good oral health in their adult years. Dr. Samuel Bailey advises that you can... Read more »

Preparing for Your Child’s Dental Filling Appointment

Sometimes, despite your best efforts to motivate your children to brush and floss regularly, they can still develop cavities. No worries! This is just good feedback for both of you about how your child is doing with their oral hygiene routine. It’s all part of the learning process. Is your... Read more »

All About Baby Teeth

Your child’s baby teeth are important to their development. Smiling, chewing, and speaking are aided by these teeth. The primary teeth also hold the place for the permanent teeth to grow in. The health of the baby teeth is important because when a baby tooth is lost too early, the... Read more »

Visiting Your Pediatric Dentist

There may be some apprehension when you take your child for their first dental appointment, but getting their first dental exam by age 1 is vital in preventing decay and cavities. Studies have shown that many children can get their first cavity by the age of 2 if their oral... Read more »

Create an Improved Oral Health Identity with Teething Treatments

Teething is completely normal for all children who have teeth. As is often the case, teeth break the surface of the gums in children around 6 months of age. Unfortunately, the process can often be painful and cause distress in children, especially infants in a process known as teething. Create... Read more »