1. Understanding the Importance of Taking Your Child to the Dentist

    As a parent, you have likely heard the recommendation that you should take your child to the dentist every six months for a checkup. It is true — getting a head start on your child’s dental care is important for developing the foundation for a lifetime of bright healthy smiles. Hearing this recommendation is one thing, but understanding the reasoning behind it is quite another. At Alligator De…Read More

  2. Dispelling Dental Anxiety in Kids

    Parents frequently ask our doctors and staff how they can help their children be less anxious about going to the dentist. No matter whether it’s for a routine cleaning or for a more involved procedure, many children experience fear when coming to the dentist. This can make it challenging to make sure they get the care they need when they need it and it can also impact how they feel about getting…Read More

  3. 3 Things to Look for in a Dentist

    When you’re a parent, the health of your child’s smile is of the utmost importance. When your child has a healthy and bright smile, he or she is more confident and experiences better health overall. Finding the right dentist for your kids can be challenging, though, and some parents might not know which qualities set one dentist apart from another. In today’s blog, we’ll review a few tips …Read More