Common Questions About Oral Hygiene for Kids

Do you have questions about oral hygiene for kids? If so, our dentist, Dr. Brian Wah, is happy to give you the answers you need. Oral hygiene is very important and it can help your child have the top-notch oral health and smile they need. So, the more you know... Read more »

Baby Teeth: Preparing for Your First Dental Visit

Appointments to our office can be a nice experience for everyone. We know that bringing young children into the office can be a difficulty for some families, but it’s very crucial because the dental health of children can deteriorate speedily if it’s not watched over by a professional. Here are... Read more »

Breastfeeding Benefits to Your Child’s Oral Health

The American Academy of Pediatrics has encouraged breastfeeding through a child's first year if possible for the oral health benefits, in addition to their overall health. It lowers the rate of infections (like ear infections) and lessening the risk of SIDS, childhood obesity and asthma as well as reducing the... Read more »

Bottle Rot Demographics

If baby bottle tooth decay progresses for too long without dental processing, options for recuperation become slim. While it's never the first thing we recommend, your child might end up needing surgery to get rid of their affected chompers if the baby bottle tooth decay has progressed too far. When... Read more »

Keep Your Child’s Smile Strong by Preventing Weak Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is a strong shell that can help your child have a strong, healthy, and functional smile. It’s important to keep the enamel in tip-top shape because if the enamel is weakened or compromised, many complications and problems can occur. So, our dentist, Dr. Brian Wah, encourages you to... Read more »

What is Pediatric Dentistry?

As your child continues to grow, it is important to take care of their oral health. As soon as their first tooth begins to arrive around the age of 6 months, oral health care cleaning techniques must be done daily to ensure their teeth will function as intended. For additional... Read more »

The Facts on Dental Sealants

Are you aware that dental sealants are designed to improve your smile in more ways than one? Dental sealants can even guard teeth against future damage before the ravages of time and age can begin to do their worst. Generally, sealants are safe for adults and children, depending on their... Read more »

Your Child Needs a Dental Exam Every Six Months

Here at Children's and Adolescent Dentistry of Franklin, we appreciate how significant your child’s oral health is to you as a parent. To that end, the American Dental Association advises that your child has a routine dental exam and cleaning every six months. The purpose of this is to face... Read more »

A Guide to Tooth-Brushing Time With Your Child

Let’s Have Some Fun! You want to keep your child’s smile bright, but do they care? Is tooth-brushing time their nightly que to rebel with tears and resistance? Children are often impartial about the benefits of tooth brushing and dislike it, but you can make brushing teeth the best part... Read more »

When Teething, Your Child May Experience Pain or Discomfort

When teething, your child may experience pain or discomfort. Teething, also known as tooth eruption, is a process where teeth erupt above the gum line and grow into their proper positions and into their roles they are destined to play to ensure the proper function of your mouth. The process... Read more »