The first trip to the dentist for a child can be a fearful experience. A new environment with funny reclining chairs and bright lights, with people looking in your mouth is enough to frighten anyone. As a parent, there are things you can do to prepare your child. This article gives 5 tips to help prevent fear for kids at the dental office.
The Carlsbad Village Association is pleased to announce Flicks at the Fountain 2018, a series of weekly family-fun films that show behind the Village’s prominent fountain on the corner of State Street and Grand Avenue. Each summer, the free movies make their big screen debut on the Thursday following 4th of July and continue each Thursday evening at dusk until the second Thursday in August.
This question is asked quite often. Whenever I am asked, I stop and think, my answer is always the same and in two parts.
First, I started working with children about the same time we started a family. I loved being a parent and soon realized that working with kids not only was rewarding,
By Dr. Chris
The past generations, the child’s first dental visit was usually around the time when grade school was started; there were lots of dental cavities found, trauma, or some other related issue that needed an evaluation. Reasons for this was due to the hesitation of some dentists to see children,
The Valley Girls First Lego League (FLL) robotics team took First Place at the Southern California Championship at LEGOLAND on December 2. The team is made up of seven 8th graders, girls and boys, from Valley and Aviara Oaks Middle School. These
students —Josie, Katelyn, Raina, Aimee, Emma, Kian, and Nathan— will advance to the World Festival in Houston,
Dentistry is a unique profession. Unlike Medicine, a dentist can graduate from dental school, take the necessary licensing exams, and enter the practice world as a dentist. If one wishes to specialize, a dentist must first graduate from a dental school (usually 4 years), then apply to a specialty residency program that typically will be 2-4 years in length.
The Dixon house is in The Trusty Provider category when it comes to giving out candy.
Contact our Pediatric Dental office in Carlsbad after a night of eating candy to have your child’s teeth cleaned!
Happy Halloween from Peak Pediatric Dentistry!
photo by howtobeadad.com
A good Pediatric Dentist spends time at each dental appointment discussing oral hygiene. Did you know that nutrition plays as important a role in cavity prevention?
When a child eats foods high in natural or added sugars; the risk for a cavity increases. Today, children tend to eat smaller amounts at any given meal,
For over 30 years, the City of Carlsbad has presented live music throughout the city. This year, nine concerts will be presented in four beautiful parks in Carlsbad. With a variety of food vendors for all your picnic needs, hands-on art activities for all ages, green grass for hanging out with friends and family,this concert series has everything you need for a great night out in Carlsbad!
-adapted from the ADA
When it comes to teeth whitening, you may see many different methods featured online and in magazines—from oil pulling to charcoal, and even turmeric. It’s no surprise that DIY whitening is top of mind, either. When the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked people what they’d most like to improve their smile,