Monsters Need Dental Care, Too!

Are you having a hard time getting your child to take care of their smile? With the holidays fast approaching, you want them to take even better care of their pearly whites with so many sweets and treats coming at them. We want your children to have great dental care, and some great ways to help your child in their... read more »

What Should and Shouldn’t Go in Your Teen’s Smile

With so many concerns surrounding your teen’s healthy development, one important factor to manage is their oral health. During this time in their life, they are exposed to new situations and fads with their peers. You can help them navigate this stage to build healthy habits for a lifetime of healthy smiles. So, let’s take a look at what’s in... read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have about their oral hygiene. We can also spot check for... read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and sounds. At this age, the goal of the first visit... read more »

Tricks on How to Help Your Child Lose Their Baby Teeth

The process of losing baby teeth can be scary and overwhelming for children. This can make the entire process very troublesome and difficult. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make the process of losing baby teeth a little more fun. Our dentist, Dr. Shannon De Vera, is happy to tell you all about those things because it’s best... read more »

How a Dental Crown Can Help Your Child’s Tooth

At Smile Big Pediatric Dentistry, we are pleased to offer pediatric dental crowns as a custom-made dental restoration that helps to protect a damaged tooth whose appearance, strength, size or shape has been weakened by a cavity or dental injury. Dental crowns are are commonly called caps because they cover the whole tooth and help your child maintain a strong... read more »

Test Your Knowledge on Children’s Dental Health Here

The more you know about children’s dental health, the better, especially when you have a child. This is because it can help you properly and effectively clean and care for your child’s teeth, gums and smile. If you don’t know much about children’s dental health, it can lead to dental problems and an unhealthy smile for your child. So, our... read more »

The Right Toothbrush for Your Child

As you search for the best toothbrush for your child at the store, you might feel a bit overwhelmed and confused, especially if you’re not sure what to look for. Well, our dentist, Dr. Shannon De Vera, is happy to help you because it’s very important to select the right toothbrush for your child. If you choose the right brush,... read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips to Care for Your Baby’s Smile

If you’re at a loss when it comes to cleaning and caring for your baby’s smile, then our dentist, Dr. Shannon De Vera, is happy to help you. The more you know, the better. This is because oral hygiene is vital if you want your baby to have the top-notch smile and oral health they deserve. So, our dentist is... read more »

Instructing Your Kids on How to Brush

How can you teach your children to brush their teeth? Well, we have some ideas that might help you. We cannot guarantee they will work in every case, because each child learns in different ways, but you can try them out if you like. First, it helps to understand how to brush so you can share it with your kids.... read more »