Teething Stages

Your child is teething and you’re looking for answers on what to expect. You’ve come to the right place, At Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental, we want to ease the pain that comes along with teething and help give you the right information. 5 Stages Of Teething Stage 1 (0-6 months): All 20 primary teeth are there beneath your little ones’ …

When Should I Have Checkups For My Child?

Good dental health for children is something parents must begin to work on while they are infants. As soon as a child begins to get teeth, they should begin getting regular check-ups. A pediatric dentist will examine the mouth of your child, looking for new teeth and signs of infection. At age 12 months, some children have 8 teeth and …

How Do Fillings Work?

Dental decay can be unsightly and painful in most instances. It is the sugar in foods that you eat collaborating with the bacteria in plaque in order to produce an acid that can begin to erode and destroy the enamel. The body can give its best attempt to neutralize such activity, but this usually takes about an hour during which …

Common Child Dental Problems

When it comes to children, most teeth problems are common and not very serious. This is the good news, but if there is a problem, that most likely means you need to upgrade your child’s oral health. Children are more likely to suffer from poor dental development mainly because of their diet. Consuming a lot of sugary stuff without properly …

Dental Hygiene After Cold or Flu

At Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental, the dental health of your child is our utmost priority. Our diverse team of professionals is highly skilled and dedicated to offering the best services that can improve children’s lives forever. We understand that cold or flu can adversely affect the dental health of a child. For instance, when a child is enduring a cold …

Why It’s Important To Keep Your Gums Clean

Everyone is well versed in the importance of keeping your teeth brushed and flossed. However, it is equally important to clean the unsung hero of your mouth: the gums.  The gums are often neglected, which leads to gum disease. Gum disease is infection that affects the tissue and bones which support your teeth. There are two basic types of gum …

What Makes Us Have Crooked Teeth?

At the offices of Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental, your child can have a number of service types such as preventative and diagnostic, aesthetic, restorative, pain-free and sedation dentistry, interceptive orthodontics, as well as holistic dentistry. It is essential for children to have good dental care so that they can avoid having problems with their teeth later on. One of the …

How Do I Know I Have A Cavity?

Cavities are technically decayed areas of the teeth. This is an extremely common dental health problem, and if a cavity is not treated it can cause pain, infection, or even loss of the tooth. There are various symptoms of a cavity, here are the most common to watch out for. A Tooth Ache If/when you have a cavity, pain in …

Our Favorite Dental Jokes!

Scheduling regular appointments with a dentist is extremely vital to keeping our teeth sparkling clean and in good working condition. That being said, it is not always a barrel of laughs having to lean back with a blinding light in our faces and a mouth wide open  saying, “ahhh!” However, there is still a lot to crack up about and …

Electric Versus Regular Toothbrushes

Have you ever wondered why people use a regular toothbrush over an electric or vice versa? Electronic toothbrushes are nothing new but for some reason used less than regular brushes. Take a look at the pros and con to regular versus electric, and see which type of brush best fits you. Manual Toothbrushes Pros • Many styles that can fit …