We love dentistry and helping children smile healthily and happily so much that we talk about it outside of our practice, too. Join the discussion by following our blog, where we post articles twice a month.
Bad breath stinks, doesn’t it? Pardon the silly pun, but we think some icebreakers (get it, like the mint?) can make it easier to jump into what might be less than comfortable subjects. How do we know it isn’t a comfortable subject? Well, the fear of bad breath is so common, there’s even a name… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Do you remember feeling like standards of beauty were unattainable when you were a teenager? Heck, many of feel this way as adults! It makes sense that teenagers might be concerned with the appearance of their smile and pine for bright white smiles the same way adults do, because they’re often exposed to the same… (Read More)Continue Reading »
At Adventure Kids Dental, we’re here to help you as you teach your little ones how to care for their growing and changing smiles. Sometimes our combined efforts will prevent them from needing dental treatment beyond cleanings, fluoride treatments, and sealants, but other times we might recommend extraction to get them back on track for… (Read More)Continue Reading »
We’ve all heard the expression that a dog is a (hu)man’s best friend, and dog lovers wouldn’t disagree. There’s also a common misconception that “a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s mouth”. As it turns out, that’s not true at all, and there are many reasons you should never let your dog kiss you… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Being the parent of a little one (or a couple or a few) means making a lot of decisions each day—what to dress them in, what to feed them, what books to read, toys to purchase, schools in your district. There are also a lot of questions you’ll ask, such as: “How do I care… (Read More)Continue Reading »
What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a naturally-occurring substance found in the birch tree and in many fruits and vegetables. Its chemical structure resembles a cross between sugar and alcohol—but it is neither. Xylitol is used as an FDA-approved artificial sweetener that can also assist in the prevention of tooth decay, so Drs. Jeff and Candy… (Read More)Continue Reading »
You may think of our team at Adventure Kids Dental as part of your child’s defensive line keeping them safe from gum disease and tooth decay, but we’re also myth busters! You’ve probably heard one of the most common misconceptions we have to challenge: dentistry isn’t important until after children lose their baby teeth. The… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Baby teeth, also called deciduous, primary, milk, or lacteal teeth, have many different purposes. Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb at Adventure Kids Dental is asked the purpose of baby teeth often. So what’s the answer? Tiny Teeth for Tiny Mouths Child-sized mouths are not large enough to accommodate a full set of adult teeth, so… (Read More)Continue Reading »
At Adventure Kids Dental, we know your little one’s smile fills you with joy and pride; smiles are a source of joy and pride for us, too! We cherish the opportunity to help build a foundation that will ensure your child has a healthy smile for life. But, we know before they become oral hygiene… (Read More)Continue Reading »
A trip to the dentist should be a pleasant experience. That’s what we want for our kids: happy associations with that twice-annual visit to Drs. Jeff and Candy McComb. Nothing ruins the good feeling at a dental visit faster than the dreaded words, “I found a cavity.” A cavity in a baby tooth is bad… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Contact your children’s dentists, Dr. Jeff McComb and Dr. Candy McComb at Adventure Kids Dental to schedule a visit and start sharing smiles today.