Are X-rays OK For Young Children?

Q:  Are x-rays OK for young children?  A: Dentists use x-rays on children to detect decay, track tooth development, and find abnormalities in the roots or bone structures. The radiation used for dental x-rays has always been minimal, comparable to spending a day out in the sun. With digital x-rays and sensors, the radiation has decreased exponentially. That being said, … Read More

The First Dental Appointment

  Q:  When should I bring my child in for the first dental appointment? A:  Within 6 months of the first tooth coming in. Just like those pre-natal exams and health check-ups you have at the medical office, the early visits are full of information for parents as their children grow and pass through stages of development. This is a … Read More