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Sep 11, 2017, 9:15 PM
We typically begin to teach our kids how to brush their own teeth around the age of 7. Because parents have been brushing their own teeth for so long, most of us think we have a pretty good idea of what we’re doing and how to…
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Aug 25, 2017, 9:15 PM
X-rays are a very important part of our ability to identify and make a treatment plan for any dental problems your children may encounter. This is because X-rays provide us with a very detailed picture of the teeth, bones,…
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Aug 18, 2017, 9:14 PM
We have many patients with great oral hygiene habits who still end up with dental cavities. This is often surprising to their parents, because they care so diligently for their child’s teeth. However, even the best dental…
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Jul 31, 2017, 9:13 PM
As a parent, it’s very hard to watch your child experience pain. However, this happens each time children begin to teethe. The child’s gums begin to swell a bit, and he or she will begin drooling and become increasingly…
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Jul 24, 2017, 9:12 PM
We all want to achieve amazing results without a ton of effort. This is true for anything, including dentistry. These dental trends will advertise drastic results with hardly any money or effort! This sounds great, but the…
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Jun 29, 2017, 9:12 PM
Here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry, we know that it can be difficult for your little ones to cooperate and sit still at the office. Some children are afraid of the dentist and others are just active and lively, but…
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Jun 12, 2017, 9:11 PM
Many of us would love to spend some alone time at the gym. However, the reality is that most people don’t have the money (or the time!) to go to the gym regularly. Don’t let a lack of time or money prevent you from getting…
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May 22, 2017, 9:10 PM
Like adults, children can also suffer from mental health issues. In fact, it’s been found that as many as one in every five children has a mental illness that interferes with their everyday life.
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May 12, 2017, 9:10 PM
Successful people have the envy of many. However, those with success are rarely born with it. It turns out that success requires lots of determination and hard work, and most of those who reach their goals have earned it.…
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Apr 27, 2017, 9:08 PM
The damaging effects that smoking can have on the health of the smoker are widely known and discussed. However, a lesser-known effect of smoking is the damage it can have on those around you, especially children. Kids exposed…
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Apr 14, 2017, 9:07 PM
Easter is just around the corner and we here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry want to make sure that your family has a happy (and healthy!) Easter! There is such a variety of candy that hits the shelves around Easter and…
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Mar 29, 2017, 9:07 PM
Here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry, we realize the importance of baby teeth and will do all we can to keep these teeth intact rather than prematurely extract them. For this reason, we may recommend root canal therapy…
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Mar 14, 2017, 9:06 PM
The American Academy of Pediatrics has found that dental care is the most unmet need for special needs kids. In fact, children will special needs are more than twice as likely to suffer from untreated dental problems than…
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Mar 1, 2017, 9:05 PM
If your child has difficulty speaking or has a large gap between his or her front teeth, you may want to ask your pediatric dentist about a frenectomy. A frenectomy is a surgical procedure where a laser is used to sever a…
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Feb 17, 2017, 10:09 PM
Valentine’s Day is almost here, and while it’s mostly a holiday for lovers, the tradition and story of Cupid can be fun to share with your kids. Who doesn’t love a chubby, naked, baby who spreads love wherever he goes?