How Often Should a Child See a Pediatric Dentist?

How Often Should a Child See a Pediatric Dentist

How often should a child see a pediatric dentist? According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, a check-up every six months is recommended. With routine check-ups, your pediatric dentist can help prevent cavities and address any other oral health problems.  After a check-up, your pediatric dentist will evaluate your child’s oral…

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When Should My Child First See a Pediatric Dentist?

When Should My Child First See a Pediatric Dentist

When should my child first see a pediatric dentist? According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, AAPD, it’s around a child’s first birthday. More specifically, it’s when a child’s first tooth appears. When choosing a dentist for young kids, a pediatric dentist is preferable because they have years of specialty…

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Why Do Teeth Shift with Age?

Why Do Teeth Shift with Age

This time in our blog, we answer the question, “Why do teeth shift with age?” Although we often think of teeth as firmly rooted and stationary, they are not. As we age, many changes in our mouths can cause teeth to shift.  Generally, a minor shift is a natural process and may not pose a problem. However, larger shifts can lead to serious oral…

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When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

“When should my child see an orthodontist?” In general, the answer is by age seven.  Notably, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that children visit the orthodontist no later than age seven. Why this number? Because that’s when their first adult molars have grown. However, if you notice something that concerns…

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Why Choose an Orthodontist in Framingham?

Why Choose an Orthodontist in Framingham

Why choose an orthodontist in Framingham? In short, orthodontists have years of experience, tools, and knowledge to create beautiful smiles. By choosing an orthodontist, you can avoid setbacks and get faster, comfortable treatment. Using the latest technologies, orthodontists offer spectacular results and help patients stay within budget.  By pursuing…

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Mouthwash Tips for Kids

Mouthwash Tips for Kids

In this post, we’ll look at mouthwash tips for kids. In our previous post, we looked at teeth brushing tips for kids. Smiles in Framingham provides the best pediatric dental services in Framingham in the surrounding areas. Dr. Deborah A. Himelhoch, DDS MS, MMSc, is a board-certified orthodontist with over 37 years of experience. She’s…

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What’s the Difference Between a Pediatric Dentist and a Regular Dentist?

What's the Difference Between a Pediatric Dentist and a Regular Dentist

What’s the difference between a pediatric dentist and a regular dentist?  Like a pediatrician, a pediatric dentist specializes in the special needs of kids. Following dental school, they receive two to three years of extra specialized training, working with kids, and their unique needs. During this time, they learn the best methods of care for: infants children teens children…

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Teeth Brushing Tips for Kids

Teeth Brushing Tips for Kids

In this post, we’ll look at teeth brushing tips for kids. Smiles in Framingham provides the best pediatric dental services in Framingham in the surrounding areas. Dr. Deborah A. Himelhoch, DDS MS, MMSc, is a board-certified orthodontist with over 37 years of experience. She’s a board-certified orthodontist and also board-certified in pediatric…

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Braces Options in Framingham MA

Braces Options in Framingham MA

Are you searching for braces option in Framingham, MA? If so, you have access to a board-certified orthodontist with over 37 years of experience.  Dr. Deborah A. Himelhoch, DDS MS, MMSc, is board certified as an orthodontist and pediatric dentistry. Therefore, patients of all ages get the best custom treatment and results.  Keep in mind; most orthodontists…

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Should I Delay My Child’s Dental Care Due to Covid-19?

Should I Delay My Child's Dental Care Due to Covid-19

Should I delay my child’s Dental Care Due to Covid-19? It’s an important question, so we’d like to offer an answer. In light of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) interim guidance about “routine” dental care, there has been some confusion. So, we’ll discuss what’s going on for dental professionals in…

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