Month: August 2011

Digital X-Rays

Digital radiography is a form of x-ray imaging, where digital X-ray sensors are used instead of traditional photographic film. Advantages include time efficiency through bypassing chemical processing and the ability to digitally transfer and enhance images. Also less radiation can be used to produce an image of similar contrast to conventional radiography. Digital Radiography (DR) […]

One Year of Age

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatrics both recommend a first dental checkup by age one or 6 months after the first teeth erupt to get babies off to a healthy dental start. Dr. Lewis will evaluate teeth, growth and development, diet, brushing regimen, and fluoride use. She will give […]

Importance of Pediatric Dental Visits

Tooth decay, even in the earliest stages of life, can have serious implications for a child’s long-term health and well-being –  it’s becoming a more pressing issue every day.

Policy on the Dental Home

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) supports the concept of a "dental home" for all infants, children, adolescents, and persons with special health care needs.