Family Dental

Should You Hold Off on Early Dental Visits for Your Child?

A local pediatric dentist discusses recent findings that say you should wait until your child is 2. Read on to find out more.

Wisdom Teeth 101

Why are these molars such a pain for so many kids? Learn about the name, why they're pesky, and when they should be removed, if at all.
Finding the Right Dentist for Kids with Special Needs

Finding the Right Dentist for Kids with Special Needs

Local pediatric dentist and special needs mom shares important tips for finding dental care for special needs children.

How to Stop Grinding Teeth at Night

More than a third of children grind their teeth while they sleep. Wondering how to stop grinding teeth at night? Get information here.

Using a Retainer Instead of Braces

What does a retainer cost, what are the types of retainers and when should children use them? A local orthodontist weighs in.
Tips on Dental Care for Kids and Babies

Tips on Dental Care for Kids and Babies

Kids should visit the dentist by age 1, but there's plenty you can do to care for their teeth before that. Read local advice on early dental care.

Best Family and Kids' Dentists in Southeast Michigan

Find a family or pediatric dentist to care for your child's teeth. Browse this list of children's dentists in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.

Dental Sealants for Kids’ Teeth

Brushing and flossing aren't always enough to prevent food and plaque from reaching a kid's molars. Here's why dental sealants might be good for your kid.

Fluoride Treatment for Kids: What Parents Should Know

What is fluoride? Get the fluoride facts here and find out why drinking water is one of the best ways to fight tooth decay.

Preparing for Your Kid’s First Dentist Visit

So your kid's first dentist appointment is coming up. Here, local moms offer tips for easing anxiety about the trip to the family dentist.

Kids Orthodontics: Advice About Braces for Kids

Think your child might need braces? Get the answers to questions like when do kids need braces, how much do braces cost, and how to find an orthodontist.

Princess of Pearly Whites

Bright Side Dental's tooth fairy Jessie Vanatta visits local schools to talk about proper dental care during National Children's Dental Health Month.