3rd South Dental

Your Child’s Teeth: Are You Cleaning them Correctly?

Primary teeth, or baby teeth, are one of the major factors in determining your child’s ability to chew their food correctly; the correct development of their facial features; the need for braces; and their ability to communicate effectively. Therefore, it is vital for parents to ensure their child’s dental health. Most of your child’s teeth … Read more

The Best Way to Clean Your Baby’s Teeth

Baby teeth, or primary teeth, usually begin to push through your baby’s gums after 6 months.  When baby teeth start to emerge, your child moves into the stage of development commonly known as teething. During this time your baby will be irritable and restless because their gums are sensitive and occasionally painful. It is advised … Read more

Regular Cleaning vs Periodontal Maintenance

It is important for all patients, especially those who have gum disease, to understand the difference between regular teeth cleanings and periodontal maintenance.   Regular Cleanings Regular cleanings are administered to patients who do not have the symptoms of advanced gum disease, such as bone loss, infections around the teeth, bleeding, receded gums, or exposed … Read more

Help! My child lost a tooth!

Help! My child lost a tooth! Whether it be through physical activity, eating or any other natural methods, children are bound to lose teeth. This is especially the case when you child is young enough to still be losing their milk teeth and there permanent teeth are slowly erupting through their gums. However, it can … Read more