What Can You Do While Your Child Is Young to Prevent Braces

Child Is Young to Prevent Braces

Parents and children alike probably dread the need for braces. Underbite, overbite, and crooked teeth along with several other issues can contribute to the need for braces. For parents, braces present an extra expense along with routhine orthodontist appointments, not to mention the struggle with a child who both unfomfortable and likely irritable.  Many parents …

Evaluation And Management Of Dental Injuries In Children

Las Vegas Childrens Dentistry

A dental injury in a child can be frightening, overwhelming and often leave parents wondering whether medical attention is necessary.  Untreated dental injuries can lead to the potential development of a tooth deformity along with other lingering physical effects. A dental or mouth injury can also negatively affect appearance causing the possibility of unfortunate teasing …

The Children’s Dentistry Program: Oral Care Designed for Infants and Toddlers

Children’s Dentistry Program

At Adaven Children’s Dentistry, we are proud participants in the Baby Oral Health Program (bOHP). This initiative was started by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to train providers how to provide preventative services to infants and toddlers, ages 0 – 36 months. We take into consideration the social and emotional development to …

New AAP Guidelines: No Fruit Juice Before Age 1 to Improve Child Dental Care

Child Dental Care

Although fruit juice was once recommended by pediatricians for healthy infants and children, new guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have recently been established that recommend severe restrictions for children of all ages. Recommendations for Infants The AAP recommends that infants consume only human milk or prepared formula from birth until 6 …

Pediatric Dentistry for Kids: Why Little Teeth Are a Big Deal

Pediatric Dentistry Las Vegas

Do baby teeth really matter? If they were really important – some people argue – they wouldn’t fall out. We’ve come across a lot of people who think that child dental treatment isn’t necessary for this very reason. Despite the fact that baby teeth come out, they’re really quite important. Pediatric Dentistry for Kids: 3 …