Gentle Dental of Allentown Blog – Pediatric Dentistry
Did you know that dental care is the most neglected health need among children? Brushing at home is just not enough to keep their smiles healthy. Children can’t afford to go without dental care. Join Power 99 and Andrew In, DDS of Gentle Dental on our mission to power up healthy smiles. Routine dental appointments for preventive care like cleanings […]
Millions of Americans are affected by tooth decay each year. While rates of tooth decay have declined in recent years, rates remain high among young children and teens. In fact, more than 40 percent of children between the ages of 2 and 11 have had at least one cavity in their primary teeth, while an estimated 66 percent of teens […]
Teaching good dental care habits is a cornerstone of parenting. It is one of the first moments that you begin to teach your child about responsibility, but it is also a habit that you know your child will carry with them for a lifetime, which significantly impacts their health, from head to toe. Recent studies have shown that dental health […]
A parent’s top priority is their child’s health. Just as parents regularly take their infants to the pediatrician, they need to place the same importance on their baby’s dental care. According to experts, parents should start scheduling regular dentist appointments for their child by age one, or even earlier as the child’s first teeth start coming in.