Sports Mouth Guards: What You Need to Know

In pediatric dentistry, we consider sports mouth guards to be necessary preventive care, just like regular dental cleanings and exams. If your child or teen is active in sports, we can’t stress enough how important it is that they wear a mouth guard to protect their teeth and jaws from injury. While any sports mouth guard is better than no …

What Is No Shot Laser Dentistry, and How Does It Work?

We are very excited to offer pediatric laser dentistry in Levittown to make going to the dentist a more comfortable experience for kids. Although laser dentistry was first approved by the FDA in 1994, it’s become more popular in recent years with the development of advanced lasers that can be used by dental practices of all sizes. In order to …

Thumb Sucking: Is It Normal?

Does your baby, toddler, or preschooler suck their thumb or finger? Up until around 3 years of age, thumb sucking is a normal behavior. It’s known as a soothing mechanism that some children use from the time they are in the womb through their early childhood years.  While it may be developmentally normal in early childhood, thumb sucking can eventually …