Keeping Informed

As dentists, we cannot stress enough how much at-home dental care is important, even when comparing to the importance of regularly seeing as and coming tour office. We see many patients with many different problems and the over-arching theme of our patients is that they wan to be as healthy as they possibly can. We […]

Dental phobia or fear of going to the dentist can stem from a variety of things or traumas, but most usually because of a fear of the unknown. Most people would rather live with the pain in their mouth than head to the dentist and get it treated. The problem with that is that you […]

Here at OC Children’s Dentistry in Orange, CA, your children’s teeth are our main priority. While pediatric dental crowns are uncommon, they are in some cases necessary to keep your child’s health from deteriorating. As children grow, it’s no secret that they may be more prone to indulge in sweets and exude dental habits that […]

Dental crowns are an effective treatment for cosmetic purposes, such as to cover a discolored or poorly-shaped tooth, and functional purposes, such as to protect a weak tooth from fracturing. They are quite versatile in their uses, but what are they made of? Read on to find out. Types of Dental Crowns There are currently […]

Dental sealants are a common procedure for anyone, especially children. Our dentists at OC Children’s Dentistry provide high-quality dental sealants for our patients. Dental sealants act as a weapon against cavities and tooth decay. Read on to learn how sealants are applied and why your child would benefit from them. Dental sealants are perfect for […]

As pediatric dentists, we understand the innate fear children have of visiting the dentist’s office. Which is why needing a tooth extraction may seem like an impossible mission for your family. At Orange County Children’s Dentistry, our goal is for you and your child to be comfortable and leave our office happy. Read on to […]

If told by a dentist that their child needs a nerve treatment (A.K.A. a root canal for kids), most parents wouldn’t hesitate to ask why, and with good reason. If your child will lose their tooth eventually anyway, what is the point of conducting such an invasive surgery? Reasons for Root Canal Treatment To begin, […]

Your child’s “firsts” are always an exciting moment. First steps, first words and of course, that first tooth! But did you know it is important to take your child to the dentist when that first tooth erupts? Although “baby teeth” will eventually fall out to leave room for adult teeth, they are extremely important for […]

As a pediatric dentist and a mom, I’m always trying to find ways to make brushing fun for my 2 year old. Here are a few tips that have worked for me: 1. Sing a song- sing to them while you brush. My son loves the alphabet song. 2. Tell them about all the food […]

Superhero Secrets for a Lifetime of Healthy Smiles! As parents, we have hundreds of decisions to make for our children. One of them is deciding how to care for their oral health. Dental cavities are an epidemic in our youth. It is the #1 most common chronic childhood disease, and it is entirely preventable!  I […]