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How Vaping Can Hurt Your Dental Health

The use of electronic nicotine delivery systems, commonly called vaping or e-cigarettes, is increasing among young people. At Bay Area Kids Dentist, we remind young patients and their parents that it's a harmful practice that impacts their dental health and overall well-being. What is vaping? Vaping is an alternative to cigarette smoking Instead of smoking [...]

August 7th, 2020|

Work With Your Pediatric Dentist To Monitor Wisdom Teeth

Even if your son or daughter practices proper dental hygiene and has no known problems, it's important to schedule regular exams at Bay Area Kids Dentist. One reason for this is so we can keep an eye on wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth usually come in during the late teens or early twenties. If one but is [...]

July 24th, 2020|

Help For Kids With Bite Problems

When the upper and lower jaw are not the same size, it often creates bite problems. At Bay Area Kids Dentist, we can help. The common issues include: Overbites and Underbites When the lower jaw is smaller than the upper jaw, it is called an overbite. When the reverse is true, it is called an [...]

July 17th, 2020|

Protect Young Smiles For Active Kids

Do you have a son or daughter who plays youth sports? Soccer, baseball, football, and basketball can be very perilous for your child's teeth. Here's a reminder about protective mouth guards from Bay Area Kids Dentist. Football is a rugged contact sport, yet there is a relatively low rate of tooth injuries that occur in [...]

July 10th, 2020|

Super Smiles For Life

Teeth are meant to last a lifetime, and good dental health begins with pediatric dentistry from Bay Area Kids Dentist. We recommend a child's first dental visit be early in life: as soon as the first tooth comes in, or by the first birthday. An early check is the first step in preventing troubles and [...]

July 3rd, 2020|

How Long Can You Use a Toothbrush?

Have you replaced your child's toothbrush lately? At Bay Area Kids Dentist we recommend a new toothbrush every three months (that goes for kids and grownups, alike). Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, and that can be bad for dental health. It's one of the reasons why most dentists hand [...]

June 26th, 2020|

Protect Young Smiles From Childhood Tooth Decay

We get it. Parents have a lot to worry about when it comes to their child's health and safety. Committing to daily oral hygiene will prevent the pain, inconvenience, and expense of dealing with tooth decay in children. At Bay Area Kids Dentist, we can help. Even though most moms and dads know the basics [...]

June 19th, 2020|

Soda Spells Double Trouble

Soft drinks, soda, pop. No matter what you call it, it has been the beverage of choice for generations of kids. No one has ever confused it with healthy beverages, and in this post from Bay Area Kids Dentist, we'll give you another reason to avoid this ubiquitous drink. For dental health, soda deals a [...]

June 5th, 2020|

Do You Have A Thumbsucking Toddler?

Thumb-sucking is fairly normal in many young children, and it's something we often see at Bay Area Kids Dentist. Most kids outgrow it, but it takes longer for some. Prolonged thumb sucking can cause future dental problems. Open Bite. An open bite happens when the front teeth in the lower and upper jaw are moved [...]

May 22nd, 2020|

We Love Patient Referrals!

At Bay Area Kids Dentist, many of our new patients come to us on the recommendation of a parent of one of our current patients. This is, of course, very flattering. It's important to any dental practice to get new patients, but when they come to us because parents are so pleased with our care, [...]

May 15th, 2020|

Oral Health In Childhood Has A Lifelong Impact

Keeping teeth healthy is important at every age, and it begins during childhood. Parents should brush their children's teeth when they're still little, and bring them in for regular checkups at Bay Area Kids Dentist. The sooner children start having regular checkups, the healthier their teeth and gums will be as they grow up. Tooth [...]

May 8th, 2020|

Should You Pull a Loose Baby Tooth?

Losing baby teeth is a rite of passge for children: tangible evidence of getting older, plus a little profit if the tooth fairy pays a visit. At Bay Area Kids Dentist, we have some thoughts on losing baby teeth. Sometimes things don't go as expected. The loose tooth won't come out, even after a week [...]

May 1st, 2020|

Your Child’s Dental Check-up Schedule

You've probably heard that dentists recommend having a checkup every six months. That applies to adults and children alike. In some cases, however, we want to see a patient more often, at Bay Area Kids Dentist in Santa Clara. If your child has an increased risk for dental problems, we advise you to bring them [...]

April 17th, 2020|

At Bay Area Kids Dentist, We Love Keeping Kids’ Smiles Healthy

Parents should bring their kids into see us at Bay Area Kids Dentist as soon as their first tooth comes in, or by their first birthday. After that, we like to have our young patients go on a twice-a-year appointment schedule so we can keep a close eye on their developing dental health. As children [...]

April 3rd, 2020|

How to Brush Your Kids Teeth

A common mistake that new parents make is assuming that caring for their child’s baby teeth isn’t important because they fall out eventually anyway. What they don’t realize is that developing tooth decay as a preschooler or losing a baby tooth too soon has a major effect on the health of the adult teeth. That’s [...]

February 21st, 2016|