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How Much Toothpaste Do You Really Need?

Gainesville Pediatric Dentist Answers - How Much Toothpaste Do You Really Need? In an effort to sell more toothpaste, ads often feature globs of toothpaste spread across the bristles of a toothbrush. While this might seem like the proper amount to use, too much toothpaste can actually do more harm than good. With about 60% of U.S. children expected to suffer from tooth decay by age five, it’s a Learn More

Gum Disease and Your Child

At Smilez Pediatric Dental Group, we know that unfortunately, gum disease can exist in your child’s mouth without you even knowing. In fact, your child may be suffering from the beginning stages of periodontal (gum) disease without noticing any pain or discomfort. Since gum disease can be undetectable, it’s critical to watch for the warning signs in order to prevent the disease from growing worse! Learn More

St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who brought Christianity to Ireland. The saint arrived in Ireland in 432 and earned the reputation of a champion of Irish Christianity. March 17th, the day of St. Patrick’s death, has been commemorated by the Irish for over 1,000 Learn More