Should You Be Worried About Your Child’s Thumb, Finger or Pacifier Habit?

Babies sucking their thumb, finger, or pacifier is a natural reflex that helps them feel secure and happy. This is often used to help them relax and fall asleep, and they even do this in the womb! If your child is still doing this, the hope is they lose interest... Read more »

Include the Tooth Fairy as One of Santa’s Helpers

Santa and his elves aren’t the only ones giving gifts to children to reward good behavior throughout the year. The Tooth Fairy is another children’s favorite as she bestows gifts in exchange for their lost teeth year-round. Considering they can lose up to 20 baby teeth, children can get to... Read more »

Everything You Want to Know About Your Child’s Primary Teeth

Do you have questions about your child’s developing smile? If so, today we’re going to talk about their teeth. Your infant’s primary teeth can appear as early as five months, and by the time they are one year old, they usually have sprouted six baby teeth (typically the top four... Read more »

Monsters Need Dental Care, Too!

Are you having a hard time getting your child to take care of their smile? With the holidays fast approaching, you want them to take even better care of their pearly whites with so many sweets and treats coming at them. We want your children to have great dental care,... Read more »

What Should and Shouldn’t Go in Your Teen’s Smile

With so many concerns surrounding your teen’s healthy development, one important factor to manage is their oral health. During this time in their life, they are exposed to new situations and fads with their peers. You can help them navigate this stage to build healthy habits for a lifetime of... Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have... Read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and... Read more »

Fluoride Use

There’s long been a debate about whether or not fluoride is an effective, safe way to improve oral health. Through years of research and study, though, it’s been proven that fluoride has a ton of health benefits. Today, we’re going to walk you through why your child needs it, and... Read more »

Tricks for Making Tooth Loss for Kids Fun

Does your child feel nervous when they think about losing their baby teeth? If so, our dentist, Dr. David Suttie, has some tips for you! Fortunately, there are things you can do to help make losing baby teeth fun. The more fun you make it, the less trouble you might... Read more »

What is Dental Bonding?

There are a ton of different options for fixing teeth after they break. From crowns to bridges and veneers, it’s almost too hard to choose which method is best. However, Dr. David Suttie and the team in Napa, California suggest that you take a minute to consider dental bonding for... Read more »