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 »

Dental Sealants Can Help Prevent Cavities on Your Child’s Back Teeth

Brushing and flossing your child's teeth certainly helps reduce their chances of suffering from cavities and periodontal health issues. Their routine dental checkup also plays an essential role in helping them maintain a healthy mouth as their smile develops. Their bi-annual appointment includes a professional dental cleaning and polishing treatment... Read more »

Aspects of a Super Smile: Teething Treatments

To help ensure your child’s smile can continue to function as intended, it is important to always look for any signs of oral health ailments. One oral health ailment that arises in all children is teething. Although teething may not have any noticeable symptoms, your child may still feel discomfort.... Read more »

The 101 on Pediatric Dentistry

Getting kids excited about the dentist - or even willing to go - often feels like a more difficult task than it should be. After all, isn’t oral health something simple enough for everyone to understand - including kids? Well, not always. Here at Dental Specialists of Lake Co. Inc.... Read more »

Tips for Promoting Good Oral Hygiene in Children

Maintaining consistent oral hygiene habits when your child is young will greatly help increase their chances of maintaining a healthy mouth throughout their life. This includes brushing and flossing all of their teeth as soon as they emerge from the gums. The act of brushing each morning and night, and... Read more »

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 »