Does Your Child’s Toothpaste Pass The Highest Safety Standards?

The American Dental Association notes that you can start brushing and flossing all your child’s teeth as soon as they erupt from the gums. This will help maintain the overall health of their mouth while also instilling good oral hygiene habits that can last the rest of their life. It... Read more »

What to Do During Pediatric Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can occur at any time or age. At Dental Specialists of Lake Co. Inc., we want you to be prepared for any dental emergency, and we are always willing to help care for your child’s oral health. In the case of an after-hours emergency, however, follow the following... Read more »

Revitalizing Smiles with Bruxism

Does it appear as if your teeth are worn down or suffering from any sort of damage when you wake up in the morning? Do you find any irregular pain that arises when you wake up? If so, it may actually be linked to an underlying oral health condition known... Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Pediatric Dentistry

Are you aware of the branch of dentistry that specializes in a child’s smiles? This is known as pediatric dentistry and features pediatric dentists who have received additional treatment to adequately care for the oral health of younger individuals including infants, children, and special needs patients. For additional guidelines concerning... Read more »

How to Enjoy Your Child’s Dental Checkup

We recognize what it’s like to have a newborn squirming at the dentist’s office. Trust us, we’ve been there, both in our personal lives with our own children and in our professional lives. Here are a few tips you can follow to make your visit to our office a bit... Read more »

Getting Rid of Baby Teeth in Other Cultures

You probably know that lots of regions have unique versions of a Christmas legend like Santa Claus, but have you heard that some regions have their own customs regarding how to get rid of baby teeth? Here are some of the ones we read about and thought you would like.... Read more »

Why do We Need Baby Teeth?

Baby teeth, despite what you may believe, are very important to the overall health of an individual, both when they are a child and as they progress into an adult. What do you know about baby teeth? Learn a tiny bit extra by reading this post we’ve amassed, and bend... Read more »

Let Us Know if You’re Pregnant

If you are pregnant, please let us know so that we can prep a special appointment for you. Even if you think you may be pregnant, please tell us about it so that we can adapt your treatment accordingly. Let us know about how far along you are or believe... Read more »

Childhood Dental Exams Look Like This

To prepare for your upcoming appointment for your young child, please deliberate on the following before your visit. During your child's appointment, Dr. Andrea Miller and the team at Dental Specialists of Lake Co. Inc. will inspect your child's mouth for signs of baby bottle tooth decay, such as spotting... Read more »

Helpful Reminders for Halloween: Candies to Avoid

Although Halloween is often enjoyed by many individuals across the nation, it is also a time when our greatest fears can arise. For dentists, Halloween itself brings numerous fears itself with the presence of a plethora of hazards that can easily damage your teeth. Even though most children take part... Read more »