When Should I Take the Pacifier Away?

When Should I Take the Pacifier Away?

Experts on parenting and health have long had conflicting views on the use of pacifiers as a means of comforting babies. While some children never show an interest in using a pacifier, others become very attached. From a pediatric dentistry perspective, long-term use...
How to Handle Two Rows of Teeth “Shark Teeth”

How to Handle Two Rows of Teeth “Shark Teeth”

Did you know that a shark has thousands of teeth throughout its lifetime? In fact, sharks usually have five rows and up to 3,000 teeth at one time! In contrast, humans only have one row of teeth so it is natural be concerned if your child seems to be growing a second...
Make Oral Care and Flossing Fun for Kids

Make Oral Care and Flossing Fun for Kids

Even adults take years of dental visits and encounters of gingivitis and cavities to learn that flossing is important. Making flossing a daily habit in early childhood has a long lasting impact including lower dental expenses, less pain and emergencies, and positive...
Choosing the Best Toothpaste for Your Child

Choosing the Best Toothpaste for Your Child

Choosing the Best Toothpaste for Your Child Thinking about switching your child’s toothpaste? Here are a few tips you can consider to make sure you are picking out the right toothpaste for your little one. Det optimala sättet är att ta ett piller en timme före det...
Teeth Healthy Snacks for School

Teeth Healthy Snacks for School

Great dental care for kids in Hacienda goes beyond brushing and flossing. A balanced diet that is rich in nutritious, low-sugar foods is also important for maintaining a beautiful smile.  If your child consumes too many sugar-filled sodas, sweetened fruit drinks or...
Is Sparkling Water Good for Your Teeth?

Is Sparkling Water Good for Your Teeth?

It’s no secret that everyone consumes too much sugar. Each American adds nearly 3 lbs. of sugar in their diet every week! Nearly one quarter of that added sugar comes from sugary beverages like soda. That’s why the recent popularity of fizzy, zero-calorie beverages is...
How to Treat Tooth Decay in Whittier

How to Treat Tooth Decay in Whittier

Kids tooth decay is one of the most common diseases of childhood in Whittier. If left untreated, cavities can progress and reach the pulp of the tooth, which can lead to pain and discomfort. Children are more likely to get cavities because of poor diet and dental...
Whittier Kid’s Dentist

Whittier Kid’s Dentist

A Whittier kid’s dentist has to be a professional you can trust with a practice that cares. At Hacienda Pediatric Dentistry, we are dedicated to three things most of all: the highest standards of quality treatment, your children’s comfort and confidence, and seeing...