Your Child’s First Dental Visit

The first year of a person’s life is full of milestones. For your child, make sure a dentist visit is one of them! An early first visit is essential. The dentist can be a big help in making sure your child’s mouth is developing properly. Why so early? As soon... Read more »

Tips on How to Help Your Child Stop Sucking Their Thumb

Although your child’s thumb sucking habit might seem cute, it could be dangerous for their smile, especially if they are sucking their thumb at an older age. This is because the unnatural pressure can affect the development of the mouth and smile. So, Dr. David Suttie encourages you to help... Read more »

Breastfeeding And Dental Health: What Nursing Mothers Need to Know

Research shows breastfeeding is the ideal way to feed an infant. Not only does nursing strengthen the bond between mother and child, it can also keep both mom and baby healthy, physically and orally. Some of the great benefits of breastfeeding, include: -Decreased chance of developing breast or ovarian cancer... Read more »

What Do You Know about Dental Bonding?

Have you ever notice any increased signs of tooth sensitivity when your child is biting into or chewing various foods? Do they regularly experience pain or discomfort in certain areas of your mouth while consuming meals? If so, they may have a crack or hole in your tooth enamel. For... Read more »

Will Chewing Gum Help or Hurt Your Child’s Smile?

Have you ever wondered if chewing gum with help or hurt your child’s smile? There are benefits to sugarless gum. Here are some things you should keep in mind: - Sugarless gum is not a good idea if your child suffers from a jaw disorder such as a TMD. -... Read more »

Winning the War Against Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

If you wish to fortify your child’s smile, concentrate on the upkeep of their baby teeth and their connection to their bottle. Oftentimes, oral health issues and early dental erosion is caused by the bottle and the drinks you put in it. For example, your child can fall asleep with... Read more »

Treating Teething

While seeking a teething treatment for your little one, it is imperative that your child gets the kindness and attention he or she deserves. All babies experience teething differently; some have greater pain and discomfort than others. The first step to helping your child when they are teething is to... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Dr. David Suttie Dentistry For Children, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to... Read more »