Candy corn, candy apples, gummies, and chocolate, oh my! Halloween is just around the corner and while your little ladybugs, pumpkins, princesses, superheroes, zombies, and ghosts want to load up on candy and sweet treats, Dr. Swords wants to remind parents that Halloween is a good time to teach your children good oral health habits without depriving them of their trick-or-treating goodies. … Read More
At Swords Family Dentistry, we love treating families, and treating families also means caring for the smiles you enjoy most—the smiles of your children! Early recognition of orthodontic concerns by your general dentist and a referral to an orthodontic specialist when indicated, will give your child the best opportunity for a healthy, beautiful smile. Did you know that the … Read More
When should I start taking my child to the dentist? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child’s first visit to a dentist and establishment of a ‘dental home’ should be no later than their first birthday. There are many preventive steps that should be taken to encourage optimal oral health, and these first dental visits allow us … Read More
This year, do yourself, and your teeth a favor– Make a commitment to maintain or improve your smile. Put dental health on your resolution list for 2015. 1. Take care of pending dental treatment. Make 2015 the year to complete dental work you’ve been putting off. By postponing treatment, your dental condition may worsen, leading to more comprehensive and expensive … Read More
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