The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that you bring your child to the dentist for their first visit after the eruption of their first tooth and no later than their first birthday. Your baby's first visit to the dentist is a quick, but very important visit. This visit establishes a "dental home" for your child. A "dental home" is a dental office that you and/or your child are established with and make regular appointments with for routine check ups and cleanings. "
Did you know that we encourage our patients to eat sweets? We encourage our patients to enjoy sweets made with Xylitol, a naturally occurring sugar alcohol derived from birch trees. Xylitol may be used in replace of conventional sugar, but has a few advantages over conventional sugar. For one, xylitol has a relatively low glycemic index. Xylitol has a glycemic index of 7 versus 100 for conventional sugar. The main reason why we love xylitol, as dentists and dental hygienists,