November 8th, 2019
Should parents be skeptical of fluoride? Fluoride is statistically proven to strengthen tooth enamel and lower the risk of decay. Both fluoride and sealants are seen as preventive care to avoid cavities. Patients should receive fluoride treatments every 6 months to ensure strong healthy teeth and good dental hygiene.
November 4th, 2019
The saying “we work on kids time” is shared by Dr. Coloma to the parents of our patients. The meaning behind this saying is every procedure is different. The time it takes to finish an appointment depends on the needs and wants of the patients.
November 1st, 2019
As most pediatric practices would, we encourage our patients to seal all eight molars. Sealants protect against 80% of cavities for 2 years and continue to protect against 50% of cavities for up to 4 years.
October 31st, 2019
Halloween, a known holiday for children to binge themselves with candy and other sticky treats. Candy is fun and delicious but be aware of the effects sugar has on the teeth of our young patients. As many dentists say “you can eat chocolate but stay away from sticky candy such as, jolly ranchers, laffy taffy, starbursts, etc.” Avoiding these treats often prevent cavities from forming.