Archive for March, 2017

Gingivitis and Tips to Help You Deal with It

It’s no secret that it isn’t brushing your teeth too hard that causes your gums to bleed. It’s gingivitis. The staff at Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry knows that a number of other oral health care issues tend to sit higher on people’s list of dental concerns. While worrying about... Read more

Saying Goodbye to Good Friends—Thumb and Pacifier Sucking

At Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry, we know how much little ones love their thumbs and pacifiers. Helping your little hero to let go of that binky is probably going to lead to a couple of tantrums and restless nights, but don’t worry, it’s definitely doable and we’re here to... Read more

Don’t Pass Your Dental-Phobia to Your Kids

Parents know how much their little ones love to mimic their actions. Whether it’s pretending to make supper, treating their stuffed animals like children, hammering away at their “car,” or repeating a not-so-nice word, our little heroes are definitely keeping an eye on us. That’s why it is important... Read more

Pacifiers, Thumbsucking, and Baby Teeth

Like any good parent, you may be a bit worried about your child’s thumsucking or pacifier use. You’ve probably heard about all the the potential damage that overuse of the pacifier or thumbsucking can cause. What’s important to remember is that sucking is a natural reflex and that our... Read more