Oral Hygiene: Why Kids Need to Brush, Floss and Rinse

Oral hygiene is very important for adults, but did you know it’s also important for kids? Well, it’s true. Brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, rinsing with mouthwash daily (if the child does not swallow the rinse), and attending checkups every six months can help your child and... Read more »

Thrush Explained

The oral yeast infection called thrush is a fungus. Candida albicans, the medical term, is mostly painless, but if you have this condition there will be a white rash in your mouth and/or throat. I can be described as looking a little like cottage cheese. Candida, a shortened version of... Read more »

Is Fluoride Bad for Children?

In the United States, beginning in 1945, we have put fluoride into public water supplies to fight tooth decay. As of May 2000, 42 of the 50 largest U.S. cities had water fluoridation. This has played a positive part in strengthening our population's dental health and reduced cavities from tooth... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Carson City Pediatric Dentistry, 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 our industry... Read more »