Summer vacation has begun, and your family's calendar is probably already packed with exciting activities, parties, and travels. But don't forget to maintain those hard earned oral hygiene habits to keep your children despite all the interruptions to your normal schedule. Continuing to teach your children about dental health is one of the smartest things [...]
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Dear Patient and Parents, The COVID policies for Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontic Specialists of Michigan are as follows: Masks are required in our suite for everyone age 3 and over. There are no exceptions. A COVID screening is required prior to every appointment although temperature checks have been discontinued. We will continue to use the [...]
It seems like the moment your child finally gets all of their new teeth they start losing their first ones. We have created this guide to help you understand what to expect and what’s normal when it comes to the timeframe for baby teeth to start exfoliating (falling out)? Your Child’s First Loose Tooth Tooth [...]
Do you want a discreet, more efficient alternative to traditional metal braces? Are you interested in a shorter duration of orthodontic treatment time with less appointments? It may be time to consider clear 3D-printed brackets provided by our orthodontists from LightForce Orthodontics. How Do Clear 3D Brackets Work? These cosmetic braces are customized by your [...]
A white, healthy smile is arguably the best accessory your teen can wear. Some teens feel embarrassed by “yellow” smiles or teeth that have a variety of colors or shades. If your son or daughter is self-conscious about their teeth, there may be a safe option to help them regain their confidence. Why are My [...]
As the weather gets nicer and the days get longer, chances are that your kids are getting more active outdoors. Soccer, baseball/softball, and biking may be on your family’s schedule. But with all of that additional motion, we also see a rise in dental injuries from bumps, falls, and balls. Common Athletic Dental Emergencies Dental [...]
It's almost impossible to avoid candy with Easter right around the corner. As with all holidays, it's important to limit our children’s intake of sweet treats to help keep their smile healthy. We are also practical and recognize that they will be eating a lot of these treats, probably in higher quantities and more frequently [...]
Autism Awareness Month is celebrated each April to promote acceptance, awareness, and celebration of the 1-in-54 children affected by this complex developmental condition. All parents may feel some apprehension over trying to provide their child with optimal dental health, and this feeling may be amplified for parents for children with Autism. The doctors and staff [...]
Have you ever noticed whiter, chalky areas or spots on your child’s teeth? Perhaps it’s in the form of white lines next to their gums. Or there are circle-shaped marks on their teeth after getting braces off. Maybe it’s a little white spot or circle in the middle of one of your child’s front teeth. [...]
It’s no secret that children often struggle with getting all of the plaque off of their teeth each day. And since plaque leads to cavities and gum disease, a thorough brushing routine is important to have each day. But there are a couple of barriers that may be getting in the way of your child’s [...]