Did you know that children should visit the dentist every six months just like adults? This is important to monitor their oral health as well as to build a relationship with them based on trust. Your child should begin seeing their dentist in Indianapolis around their first birthday or six months after their first teeth erupt. Early visits allow us to monitor your child’s oral development so we can make you aware of any concerns early on. Here’s what to expect at their first visit.
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July 23, 2017
July 17, 2017
When you think of teeth, it’s not all about permanent adult teeth. Your child’s baby teeth matter too! Truth be told, keeping your little one’s teeth and gums healthy as early as possible is the best way to ensure that their adult teeth will develop in their proper places. Taking care of your son or daughter’s teeth from a young age means massaging their gums as they’re infants, instilling good brushing and flossing habits as they grow into toddlers, and most importantly, bringing them in to visit your family dentist in Westfield.
June 24, 2017
Advanced technology has made dentistry more comfortable over the years, so if you felt fear as child when you went to the dentist, the good news is your children don’t have to experience the same thing. Children typically fear the unknown, so there are many things you can do at home to make sure they are comfortable and ready for their dental appointments. Here are some helpful tips from your dentist in Indianapolis.
June 10, 2017
Starting good dental habits early is one of the best ways to help your child enjoy a lifetime of positive oral and overall health. You already know the basics of oral hygiene: like brushing for two minutes, twice a day, flossing, and visiting the dentist regularly. It’s true that what’s good for your own smile is also necessary for your child’s, says the family dentist in Carmel.
May 22, 2017
Your children always bring a smile to your face – they’re creative, funny, and smarter than you could have ever imagined they’d be. They always surprise you and make you grin, and when you do, you think about taking care of their teeth so their pearly whites will beam for a lifetime. But are you teaching your kids to brush correctly? Is there anything you’re missing in their oral hygiene routine? In this post, the team at Indy Dental Group, your premier family dentist in Carmel, explains the best ways to brush for kids.
May 19, 2017
Your graduation is coming up and you’re so proud to finally walk across that stage with your degree. You envision yourself beaming with pride as you accept your diploma, but when you picture your smile, your self-confidence suddenly bottoms out. You’re self-conscious about the noticeable gap right in between your two front teeth. You want to get this spacing issue fixed, but there’s no way braces would fix this in time and you wouldn’t want a mouthful of metal anyway. What alternative do you have? With porcelain veneers in Indianapolis from Indy Dental Group, we can give you the perfectly spaced, flawless smile you deserve.
May 13, 2017
Your kids take after you in more ways that you ever expected – not only are they smart and funny, they’ve also inherited some of your trademark stubbornness. Getting them to brush their teeth can be difficult, but with these tips from your premier family dentist in Indianapolis, you can make your children’s oral hygiene routine enjoyable and ensure they use the proper technique. Find out the best ways to get your kids to brush their teeth in this post from the team at Indy Dental Group.
May 3, 2017
You’ve been under a lot of stress lately and have been grinding your teeth at night. Although you’re used to the dull discomfort from your night-time habit, you woke up this morning and the pain in your back right molar was severe – this kind of ache was so much to deal with that you knew something serious had to be going on. When you visit your dentist in Westfield, they tell you that you broke a filling and that’s what’s causing your problem. And, it’s a good thing you went into Indy Dental Group to have this taken care of right away, since waiting to repair a broken filling can lead to oral infections and the need for root canal therapy.
April 30, 2017
If you’ve been thinking of making a change, then just do it… as the saying goes. Especially if that change happens to be an improvement to your smile. The cosmetic dentist in Indianapolis knows a thing or two or three or four about making smiles look significantly better. And while there are several cosmetic dentistry procedures available nowadays, two that have been around for a long time are still the most popular. Read on to learn how teeth whitening and porcelain veneers can transform your smile.
April 29, 2017
Did you know that the vast majority of Americans believe your smile is your most important physical feature? That’s right – people know that your smile can boost your chances of success at work as well as increase your odds of making a great relationship happen with Mr. or Ms. Right. So, if you’re ready to achieve the smile you deserve, your cosmetic dentist in Westfield can make your dreams of perfect teeth come true. In this post, learn about your smile makeover options from the team at Indy Dental Group.