Hamilton Pediatric Dental Care Blog

Are the Drinks You’re Buying Your Child Causing Cavities?

June 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Michael Rullo @ 11:33 pm
child drinking juice box

If your child is like most youngsters, they are often found running around during the summer months with a juice box or sports drink in hand. While you might assume these beverages are completely harmless, the truth is they are common contributors to tooth decay. If you’re wondering what the cause of your children’s cavities might be, a pediatric dentist in Hamilton explains why you’ll want to swap out these summertime favorites for healthier options.


Tongue-Tie Treatment: Expectations Before, During, and After

May 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Michael Rullo @ 7:35 pm
Baby’s mouth

If your child needs a frenectomy to fix their tongue-tie, you probably have many questions, as do most parents. The treatment process before, during, and after is fortunately not too extensive or convoluted; however, it’s important that you have all the necessary information to ensure you and your child are prepared. In this article, we’ll look at what you can expect when having your little one’s tongue-tie released.


The Rise and Fall of Tongue-Tie Treatment

February 21, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Michael Rullo @ 6:48 pm
Baby sticking out its tongue

A tongue-tie is a common condition that many babies are born with. When the band of tissue that extends from the underside tip of the tongue to the floor of the mouth appears restricted, your baby will likely experience much difficulty eating and gaining weight. But is this a new, recent development or have infants experienced this problem for many years now? In this article, we’ll discuss the rise and fall of tongue-tie treatment as well as what you should look for if you think your infant may be exhibiting problems.


What Should I Expect During My Child’s First Dental Visit?

August 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Michael Rullo @ 7:02 pm
Girl smiling at the dentist’s office

You know it’s time to bring your little ones in for a dental visit, but you have no idea what to expect. Will they be scared? What will the dentist be like? What will they tell me about their oral health? It’s natural to have many questions, especially if you’re a new parent. In this article, we’ll break down what you can expect during your children’s first dental visit and the importance of these early appointments.