Happy Almost February!

Wow, after 2020 lasting a decade, this month sure flew by! We await February with bated breath, you remember? Children's National Dental Health Month! This is the year that the national Give Kids A Smile Day is 20 years old. Dentists from across the nation call attention to the dental needs of less fortunate kids and provide free dental care.... read more »

Information on Kovanaze

Thank you for tuning into my Big Grins Pediatric Dentistry Blog. We will soon be releasing two videos on Kovanaze, the new dental local anesthetic, which is sprayed into the nose rather than injected. That’s right, no needles! The videos will introduce parents and dental practitioners to the drug and its uses, then we will have a longer video showing... read more »

Keep Your Smiles Bright by Protecting Your Teeth

This holiday season, protect your families smiles, so that it lasts well beyond the end of the year. If you are not careful, you could find yourself on the receiving end of an oral accident. If you are looking to play any contact sports outside or attempt to gobble down delicious treats at the dinner table, take the necessary steps... read more »

Avoid Cavities During the Holidays

As you probably know, the holiday season typically spans from Halloween to New Years. Typically, this season is a time of fun and family. During this season, you’ll probably find yourself surrounded by more sweets than you normally are and let's face it, this is a fun time of year! Pumpkin and spices fill the air, and the night of... read more »

EEK! BOO! Halloween is Coming!

I have a hard time believing it is October! Summer flew by, and bam-Halloween decorations! I know my kiddos are most excited about which neighbors give out the best candy, which sibling gets their bucket the most full of candy, and the trading rules of good candy that need a lawyer to negotiate all the rules. I love raiding their... read more »