October 19, 2017
Halloween is just around the corner. The exciting night is full of fun costumes and yummy goodies. While it is a festive occasion, it can cause oral health complications, like tooth decay, for your child. Although many tend to believe that one night of overindulgence on candy will not cause any damage, this is not necessarily true. Not to mention, while it may only be one night, your child will have access to large amounts of candy for the next several days, further raising their risk for a cavity. To help you manage how much candy they consume, your pediatric dentist in Birmingham has some excellent tips.
September 6, 2017
As a parent, you want to ensure that your child develops and maintains a healthy, beautiful smile with the right care at home and from their pediatric dentist in Birmingham. The foundation to reach this goal relies on their oral hygiene habits, but if you are not using the right products, your efforts may not produce the results you had hoped. In addition to their toothbrush, the toothpaste they use will help to prevent dental issues, like tooth decay and gum disease. However, there are several different options available, making it difficult to determine which is the best one. When picking a toothpaste, there are various aspects you must consider.
July 22, 2017
Now is an exciting time as your child prepares to enter a new grade as the upcoming school year gets underway. To ensure their success, you have purchased the necessary school supplies and worked to promote their education. But, have you scheduled an appointment with their pediatric dentist in Birmingham for a dental cleaning? If not, you could be allowing an unexcepted dental problem interrupt their school year. Before they head back to the classroom, now is the ideal time to schedule a preventive appointment.
February 8, 2017
The American Dental Association designates February as National Children’s Dental Health Month. Of course, for Birmingham children’s dentist Dr. Angelica Rohner, every month is children’s dental health month! But now seems like a particularly appropriate time to talk about how parents can help their children have healthy and beautiful smiles.
December 23, 2016
Most everyone gets cavities–kids, too, of course. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control says that 19 percent of children ages two to 19 have untreated tooth decay. Why does this happen? What can parents do to prevent cavities? Your pediatric dentist in Birmingham, Dr. Angelica Rohner, has some suggestions for bright, long-lasting smiles.
November 13, 2016
Dr. Angelica Rohner and her staff are committed to providing to Birmingham area families the best kids dentistry possible. Hygienic cleanings and check-ups, extractions, state of the art diagnostics, and sedation dentistry ensure your children’s teeth, gums and bone structure develop correctly and stay bright, attractive and functioning for their lifetimes. That’s the heart of pediatric dentistry.
August 8, 2016
Dr. Angelica Rohner, Birmingham children’s dentist, tells her young patients and parents that a smile’s health and appearance depend on eating wisely. In fact, a nutritious diet preserves teeth and keeps gums pink. Snacks are a big part of that healthy diet. (more…)
May 19, 2016
True, your child will lose his baby teeth, and receive a whole new set of permanent ones. However, keeping baby teeth healthy and in place remains an important goal for parents and Birmingham children’s dentist, Dr. Angelica Rohner. Learn what this Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry recommends as best anti-cavity strategies. (more…)
April 7, 2016
We all know vitamins and minerals play an essential role in your child’s physical and mental development, but did you know they are also critical to your child’s oral health? Since everything in the body is connected, including teeth and gums, your child needs an adequate intake of various minerals and vitamins to develop and maintain proper oral health. With the right intake of vitamins and minerals, you’ll help keep your child’s teeth, gums, and bones strong and healthy. As your pediatric dentist, we have the nutrition facts you need to promote good oral health.
March 3, 2016
It’s estimated anywhere from 15 to 33 percent of children grind their teeth at night, however, many parents are unaware their children are doing so. Children often grind their teeth when their baby teeth begin to emerge or when their permanent teeth begin to come in. Most children will outgrow teeth grinding, but if they don’t they will require intervention to prevent tooth damage and complications into adulthood. As a pediatric dentist in Birmingham, we offer intervention services to help children stop grinding their teeth at night.