Category: Children’s Dentistry

What Makes Children’s Dentistry Different?

Children need routine dental care both at home and in the office, just like adults do. However, there are a few differences, and often kids need unique preventive treatments to help reduce the risk of tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist looks at our approach to children’s dentistry, from dental sealants to… Read more »

Does Your Child Need Orthotropics?

When children have trouble sleeping and act out more than normal during the day, this could point to issues with breathing at night. If we discover obstructed airways or issues with oral structures are causing the issue, then we may prescribe orthotropic treatment. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist looks at how we correct… Read more »

Make Sure Your Kids Enjoy Healthier Smiles

Just like you, your children need to maintain optimal oral health to avoid the onset of cavities and gingivitis. Since attending checkups and cleanings aren’t possible for the time being, caring for smiles from home is vital. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about how to help children maintain optimal oral health and… Read more »

When Should Children Start Orthotropic Treatment?

We need our rest to feel alert during the day. As an adult, you know that just a few nights of poor rest can have negative impacts on your attitude and ability to function at work. For children, this is no different. Issues with oral and facial structures could lead to problems sleeping and cause… Read more »

Children’s Dental Appointments: What Makes Them Different?

It’s important to take care of your dental needs, and if you have little ones, or ‘tweens and teens who insist “I can do it myself!” it is important that you set a good example for them as well. Whether you call to make the appointments, and drive them here, or text them friendly reminders… Read more »

Athletic Mouthguards: 4 Very Important Considerations

If you have ever watched professional sports on television for even a moment, you know that professional athletes wear mouthguards. You have likely seen this on the court or the field as you watch local, amateur sports, too. However, it may never have registered before that this is for good reason! Though it seems like… Read more »

3 Untrue Things About Fluoride

There are many areas of dental care that can cause some amount of confusion. One of those “hot topics” that tends to show up quite frequently, for which patients seem to feel the need to commit themselves to one side or the other? It’s the topic of fluoride! You may feel as though you should… Read more »

Making Your Child’s Dental Care A Lot More Fun!

Generally speaking, your kiddos aren’t going to see dental care as the most exciting, fun-filled part of their day when we’re just talking about the basics. However, what you may not have recognized yet is that there are absolutely some very easy ways to make this otherwise somewhat uninteresting chore become an enjoyable part of… Read more »

Does My Child Have A Sleep Disorder?

With orthotropics, our Livonia, MI, team offers treatment for children suffering from difficulty sleeping. Children as young as age three could develop problems with breathing that impact their sleep, or may indicate the presence of a disorder requiring treatment. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the warning signs of trouble and discussing how a custom… Read more »

Address Your Children’s Sleep Disorder In 2019

Do your children often exhibit trouble sleeping, along with behavioral difficulties at home and school? Poor rest due to airway obstruction and other issues with the growth of the mouth and jaw could hurt your child’s quality of life. Fortunately, we can help kids in Livonia, MI, with our orthotropic treatment options.