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3 Sweet Treats That Are Actually Good For Your Child’s Teeth

licensed dentist It's no secret that getting your children to practice positive oral hygiene habits is easier said than done, especially when it comes to cutting back on sugary snacks. But the fact is, more than 40% of children have dental cavities by the time they reach kindergarten, making it more important than ever to do what you can as a parent to help keep your children's oral hygiene habits in check. A big Learn More

Smilez Pediatric Dental Group of Gainesville Announces Their Participation in National Wreaths Across America Day

Smilez Pediatric Dental Group of Gainesville announced this week they are donating wreaths to National Wreaths Across America Day at Stonewall Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Manassas, VA. On December 16th, 2017, wreaths will be laid on the gravesites of fallen soldiers at over 1200 locations around the world. Everyone is welcome to attend, even if you are not able to lay out wreaths. The Ceremony w Learn More

Should Children Use Mouthwash And At What Age?

Gainesville VA Pediatric Dentist Should Children Use Mouthwash and At What Age? With so many different mouthwashes available it’s difficult to know which one is best for your children to use.  Although you can introduce your child to toothpastes like My First Colgate™ from infancy, however, it is typically recommended that you wait to introduce them to mouthwash until 6 years of age.  Mouthwash should be spit out, just like to Learn More