Benefits of a Laser Frenectomy For A Child

The journey of parenthood is filled with decisions, many of which directly impact the health and well-being of your child. One such decision you may face is whether or not to opt for a laser frenectomy for your child.   … Continued

How Long Does Teething Last?

You’ve been waiting for so long to see your baby’s first tooth emerge, but now that they are in such a fussy mood, all you want to know is when will it be over. Teething may be a difficult period … Continued

Is the tooth fairy real? Let’s find out

Have you ever wondered if the tooth fairy is real? It’s a question that has intrigued children and sparked debates among parents for generations. In this blog post, we’ll explore the origins of the tooth fairy, examine the evidence for … Continued

How Pregnancy Will Affect Your Teeth

Did you know that pregnancy can increase your risk of developing certain oral health conditions? Taking care of your health is a major priority during pregnancy, and that very much includes caring for your teeth. This article breaks down how … Continued

Can Babies Be Born With Teeth?

Usually, parents can expect their child’s first baby tooth to erupt at around 6 months or so, though every child is different.  In fact, did you know that some babies are born with teeth? While they don’t necessarily have a … Continued

Why Does My Toddler Have Swollen Gums?

Have you recently noticed your toddler’s gums are looking swollen? Is it time to schedule an appointment with Dr. Mila Belgrade? Not necessarily. Swollen gums can be caused by a lot of things, and in some cases, you can take … Continued

What to Do If Your Child’s Crown Breaks

Dental crowns last anywhere from 5 to 15 years before they need replacing. But when your child’s crown breaks because of injury, teeth-grinding, or biting down on hard objects, it’s hard not to panic. Your child’s pain and discomfort can … Continued

5 Signs of Tooth Decay in Children

Tooth decay is one of the most common reasons to bring a child to see a dentist. Improper oral care, diet, and even genetic factors can contribute to how likely a child is to develop cavities. Unfortunately, many parents don’t … Continued

5 Reasons Your Child’s Teeth May Hurt

Seeing your child experience a toothache can be heartbreaking. The important thing to do right now is to reach out to Dr. Mila Belgrade and Dr. Dikla Chazbani as soon as possible and bring the child in for a consultation. … Continued

What Are Shark Teeth? 

Picture this: You are brushing your child’s teeth when you notice a tiny, white bump behind a tooth. At closer inspection, you realize that it’s actually a new tooth emerging. Naturally, you become concerned and pick up the phone to schedule … Continued

Why Does My Child Have Bad Breath?

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can have various causes. However, while you may expect an adult to experience this issue, you may be surprised to notice that your child has bad breath.  Bad breath in children can signal different … Continued

Can You Reverse A Cavity?

One of the most common reasons children will see a dentist is a cavity. Poor oral hygiene, excessive snacking, and a strong sweet tooth are just a few of the many potential causes for teeth developing cavities. But if you’ve … Continued

How Thumb Sucking Damages Oral Health

When we think of babies and thumb sucking, it seems just a simple act of soothing or letting people know they are hungry and it’s time for them to eat. But the ways in which this apparently harmless act can … Continued

Why Are My Child’s Teeth Yellow? 

Your child’s smile is perhaps the best view in the world. There’s nothing that makes a parent’s heart grow bigger than seeing their little ones happy. But, did you notice that your kid’s teeth are a bit yellower than they should … Continued

7 Ways to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

Our children’s health is the most important thing on Earth for us parents. Keeping them happy and healthy is a continuous job and responsibility, and often it comes with small and big challenges. Oral health can be one of these … Continued

Is Dental Sedation Really Safe For Kids?

If you’re a parent, sedation dentistry may seem too good to be true. Is it really possible for your child to relax in the dentist’s chair, even if they’re anxious about their upcoming appointment? The answer is “yes!” And while … Continued

4 Signs Your Child May Need a Pulpotomy

Baby teeth are temporary, but that doesn’t mean you only have to start taking care of your child’s oral hygiene only after adult teeth start growing in! In fact, without proper care, baby teeth can suffer inflammation in the chamber … Continued

4 Common Dental Problems in Kids

In this blog from Miles of Little Smiles, we’re going over the four most common dental problems in young children. To learn more about dental anxiety, baby bottle tooth decay, prolonged pacifier use, and premature tooth loss, read on. 1. … Continued

Is It Safe To Visit The Dentist While Pregnant?

While it’s understandable to have a lot on your plate during your pregnancy, such as doctor’s visits, planning for the baby’s arrival, and just managing your everyday life, dental health is just as important as other doctor’s visits. Once you … Continued

What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

New parents have a lot to worry about. And in addition to all the other things you need to think about to protect your child’s health, you may have heard of “baby bottle tooth decay.” What is it? Will it … Continued