When Should I Change My Child’s Toothbrush?

Sterilizing your toothbrush routinely and changing it when it is necessary is crucial to practicing a good oral hygiene. Our children may not realize the harmful effects of poorly kept toothbrushes, so it is necessary for us parents to manage their hygiene equipment ourselves. Know When to Change Toothbrushes As parents, we must educate ourselves regarding professional dental recommendations for …

What’s The Best Child Toothpaste?

In order for children to have good oral health, they must regularly visit the dentist. Choosing the right toothpaste is also important. Many companies try to reach parents by promoting their different features. With so many companies on the market, choosing the right toothpaste for their children can be a stressful experience for parents at times. Here is a look …

Why Primary Teeth Are Important

Primary teeth play a number of roles, thus they affect many major developments in a child’s life. Primary teeth, also known as baby teeth, are necessary for the purpose of proper chewing, and eating. They help in the proper development of jawbones and muscles. In addition, they serve as space holders for permanent teeth – this is crucial for the …

How Does A Pacifier Affect My Child’s Incoming Teeth?

Pacifiers and bottles are an important and necessary part of most children’s infancy in many countries around the world, but there are certain dangers that stem from overuse. The older the child gets, the greater the risk of them harming their incoming teeth becomes from pacifier habits. Their dental development is likely to suffer in cases where the use of …

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 …