6 Year Molars and Ear Pain – What is the Cause?

When your child turns about 6 years old, their 6 year old molars will erupt. When this happens, they may experience several uncomfortable symptoms including headaches, cheek biting, jaw pain, and ear pain. These 6 year old molars are your child’s “first molars” and will help all of their adult... Read more »

6 Year Molars – The First Adult Permanent Teeth

Cutting teeth can be an obstacle for parents of children. It is a time during when children may experience pain and discomfort while teething takes place. Typically, the front teeth are often the most sensitive when cutting the gums but molars are likely to cause pain as well. The level... Read more »

12 Year Molars Not Coming In Until Age 15 – Why?

Six year molars are the first molars that appear in a child’s mouth. They are sometimes known as “extra” teeth because they do not replace a primary tooth. When a child turns 12, their 12 year molars should come in. These 12 year molars erupt on the top and bottom... Read more »

12 Year Molars Causing Swollen Gums and Headaches

The initial permanent teeth to erupt in a child’s mouth are their first molars, which do not replace any baby teeth. Teeth replacement begins when a child turns 6 and occurs gradually. When a child turns 12, their primary teeth should have been replaced by adult teeth. These are called... Read more »

National Children’s Dental Health Month is Here!

February brings National Children’s Dental Health Month! This is brought to you by the American Dental Association to create child awareness of the benefits of good oral health. This year’s month-long campaign is, “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile.” First Dental Visit Around their first birthday,... Read more »

Start off the New Year With a Whiter Smile!

Have you been waiting for the right time to get teeth whitening treatment? There’s no better time than the New Year! In 2019, you are setting all kinds of new goals, and one goal you can shoot for is a whiter and brighter smile. Teeth whitening lightens teeth, helping remove... Read more »

Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups... Read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »