It’s back-to-school across America!! You’ve packed away your childrens’ swim suits and bought new backpacks…you’ve sharpened their pencils and visited their pediatricians…but have they seen their dentist yet?? A dental check-up should be a part of the back to school checklist Tooth decay is still the most common chronic disease in US children according to [...]
Are you or is someone you know pregnant? Congratulations!! Now that you’ve got a little bundle of joy on the way, you may be hoping that you can ditch the dentist for a few months…but you may want to think twice about skipping those appointments. Pregnancy is actually the time to take extra special [...]
One serious kind of decay among young children is baby bottle tooth decay. This is caused by frequent and long exposures of baby’s teeth to liquids that contain sugar. These liquids are milk (including breast milk), formula, fruit juice and other sweetened drinks. Putting baby to bed for a nap or at night with a [...]
Good question! According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, your child should visit the dentist by their 1st birthday. You can make the first visit to the dentist enjoyable and positive, and we can help! Talk with your child about the visit and let them know our staff will explain all procedures and answer [...]
Did you know that drinking fluoridated tap water is a highly effective way to fight cavities in kids? Researchers looked at the effect of fluoride in specialty milk and salt products, toothpaste, mouthwash and gum, finding that tap water containing fluoride can reduce cavities by 30%…WOW! And it’s FREE too!! Can’t get much better than [...]
Attention everyone! Drumroll, please!! We would like to congratulate Michael Hagwood for his accomplishments in baseball. Michael is a high school junior and plays on the varsity team in right field and as a designated hitter. And although he cannot hear the crack of the bat when he hits the ball, he does not let [...]
[flickr]photo:3548489115[/flickr][flickr]photo:3548488977[/flickr][flickr]photo:3549297676[/flickr] Rebekah Moore and Dr. Bevin Malley participated in the Davidson April is for Arts event. Check out their artwork. The bench will be on display at our Billingsley office.