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Is Fluoride Bad for Toddlers?

Dental care for toddlers There has been some confusion lately about the safety of fluoride. Three years ago, the American Dental Association (ADA) began recommending that parents use a smear of fluoride toothpaste as soon as teeth erupt. Up until that point they had been advising parents to wait until children were at least two years of age. This has left many parents wondering whether or not fluoride is safe for toddlers Learn More

Fun Dental and Teeth Facts

Pediatric Dentists In Gainesville VA Kids are fascinated by science and biology, especially the human body. As children begin to practice good oral health, parents can make it fun by sharing fun facts about their teeth and mouth. Below are ten interesting "did you know" facts about teeth and dentists from your friends at Smilez Pediatric Dental Group and Colgate. If you’re child is right handed, they'll more than likely chew on Learn More

Wisdom Teeth Removal For Children

Wisdom Teeth Removal Gainesville VA If you’re reading this article your dentist has probably recommended your child eventually have his or her wisdom teeth removed. Like most parents we are quickly full of questions:  “At what age should we have this done, do really have to, and how much pain will they be in?”. Wisdom teeth (also known as "Third Molars") are four permanent teeth located on the top, bottom and back corners of your Learn More