Blog Articles

Adjusting to Life With Dentures

Dentures aren’t just for older adults. People of all ages, including children, teenagers, and adults under 65 sometimes need full or partial dentures. Follow these tips to help you or your child acclimate to living life with dentures.

Nov 1st, 2020
Top Causes of Tooth Decay in Children

When it comes to tooth decay, which can lead to cavities and other health issues in children, prevention is the best solution. Learn the top causes of tooth decay in children and what to do if you notice decay in your child’s teeth.

Oct 4th, 2020
Sedation vs. Laughing Gas: Which Is Right for Your Child?

Laughing gas and oral sedation are safe, effective treatments that ensure your child stays relaxed during dental work. Learn more about the differences between sedation and laughing gas and how to determine which method is best for your child.

Sep 3rd, 2020
Calm Your Child's Dental Fears With Oral Sedation

If your child has such strong fears of visiting the dentist that they’re getting in the way of necessary procedures, oral sedation can help. Discover how oral sedation helps even the most nervous children relax and stay calm when receiving dental care.

Aug 10th, 2020
How Do I Take Care of My Veneers?

Porcelain veneers help children regain stronger, healthier, and more attractive teeth. With proper care, your child’s veneers will last for many years. Understand how your child or teenager can best care for their porcelain veneers.

Jul 16th, 2020
Who is a Candidate for Sealants?

Even with excellent oral hygiene habits, it’s still possible to experience tooth decay. Molars, in particular, remain vulnerable to cavities because of the structure of these teeth. Learn which children should get sealants to prevent molar cavities.

Jun 11th, 2020
Dental Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know

As of May 1st, Virginia’s governor has reopened all dental care in the state, including preventative and non-emergency dental visits. Here’s what you need to know about what getting safe pediatric dental care looks like during COVID-19.

May 13th, 2020
Veneers — Beyond White Teeth

Veneers can give older children and teens who have functional or cosmetic concerns about their teeth a new lease on life. Here’s how porcelain veneers can improve your child’s dental health and smile.

Apr 24th, 2020
Why Your Child May Benefit From a Frenectomy

Sometimes the frenum, or the connective tissues connecting your lips to your gums and your tongue to the base of your mouth, can grow overly large in children. Discover which children benefit from a frenectomy, and what to expect from the procedure.

Mar 3rd, 2020
Cavities and Kids — The Importance of Stopping Decay

When kids get tooth decay, the process that happens when tooth enamel breaks down, they can get cavities and face other health consequences. Here’s why it’s important to stop tooth decay in children, and what you can do to help.

Feb 1st, 2020
Do You Need a Crown or a Bridge?

When good teeth go bad, they can usually be saved with a crown. Learn how a dentist can fill the gaps with dental bridges and crowns to make you or your children’s decayed teeth look and feel like new.

Jan 1st, 2020
Why Your Child Should Get Sealants

Without treatment, cavities can wreck your child’s teeth. Depending on the extent of the damage, costs for cavity repair can be high. Learn how affordable and effective dental sealants can save your child’s smile.

Nov 1st, 2019
How to Help Your Child Prepare for Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Does the mere suggestion of seeing a dentist make your child anxious? Find out how pediatric dentists deal with dental anxiety and what role you play in making your child more comfortable when they’re facing wisdom tooth removal.

Sep 1st, 2019
Calm Your Child's Dentist Chair Jitters With Oral Sedation

Does your child have fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist? A pediatric dentist understands these concerns and makes every attempt to keep your child comfortable. Learn how oral sedation can safely calm your child’s dental chair jitters.

Jul 26th, 2019
How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening

Now that you’ve got a whiter, movie-star smile, you don’t ever want yellow, stained teeth again. So how do you keep your teeth looking their whitest? Here are some tips.

Jun 14th, 2019
Recognizing the Symptoms of Early Periodontal Disease

How do you know if you have gum disease? When caught and treated early, you can halt the progression of gum disease. Know the signs and check in with Easy Dental Care if you suspect your oral health is at risk.

Apr 8th, 2019