We’re Thankful for National Brush Day in November!

November's not just a time of thanksgiving, it's also National Brush Day, and we like to enjoy it all month of course. That's because the number one reason cavities can infiltrate your child's smile is because of plaque buildup (oral bacteria thriving on carbohydrates and releasing acids in the mouth) that breaks down tooth enamel over time. That's why your... read more »

When Is the Best Time for Your Child’s First Dental Visit?

When it comes to your child's oral health, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association advises that children see a pediatric dentist early on for their first dental exam within six months from when their first tooth comes in. By providing early infant and toddler dental visits, your little one can start having positive associations with... read more »

Why Your Child Might Need To Wear a Dental Crown for a Problem Tooth

When it comes to your child's smile, you may be surprised if our pediatric dentist recommends a dental crown to fix a damaged tooth. But there are good reasons for your child to get a crown, such as when a tooth is severely decayed, preventing a dental filling from being the best solution. Your child's teeth might suffer if they... read more »

Why We Use Stainless Steel Crowns on Your Child’s Back Teeth

Your child can lose baby teeth too soon from having cavities, often because of a poor diet or lax oral hygiene care. But their baby teeth are important as they maintain a space for the permanent tooth to come in behind it. That's why we offer stainless steel crowns to hold that space for those milk teeth in the back... read more »

Brush-up on Home Care with Dr. Patricia!

Next stop on the path to strong and healthy teeth is home care! What can you do for your little one’s teeth at home? We sat down with one of our care experts, Dr. Patricia, DMD, MPH who also has two little ones of her own, to get some answers! INTERVIEWER: Hi, Dr. Patricia! Thank you for chatting with us... read more »

A Talkative Tooth Tells All!

Sugarbug’s National Children’s Dental Health Month blog series features exclusive interviews with our expert care team. Since the first step along the path to strong and healthy teeth is nutrition, we thought we’d go straight to the source and talk with Mr. Marty Molar – if you want to know what’s good for teeth, ask a tooth!   INTERVIEWER: Marty, thank you for being... read more »

Routine Dental Cleanings and Exams, Dental Sealants and Fluoride Treatments Work Together To Create a Healthy, Beautiful Smile for Your Child

When it comes to your child's smile, our caring dentists at Sugarbug Dental & Orthodontics offer all the preventative dental options necessary to keep your child's developing smile healthy as they grow. No matter what their age, your child's smile depends on good care as their permanent teeth come in and replace their primary teeth. Our dentists, Dr. Armand Begian,... read more »