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Smart Toothbrushes Can Improve Dental Hygiene

We have smart phones, smart TVs, and smart cars; so it was only a matter of time before we had smart toothbrushes! Smilez Pediatric Dental Associates is always on the lookout for new and upcoming technologies for our practice. We want to let everyone know about technologies that can help them improve dental hygiene.  This new smart toothbrush is really neat; especially for our tech-savvy children Learn More

Helping Celebrate Your Child’s Last Baby Tooth

Here at Smilez Pediatric Dental Group we get asked a lot of questions on how to handle the loss of baby teeth. We think that the tooth fairy is an excellent way to tap into your child’s young imagination and help them understand the importance of good oral health. Did you know that 59% of parents report giving extra money for the first baby tooth? This Gainesville pediatric dentist thinks that the Learn More

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