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First Visit by age 1

So you’ve had a new baby, congratulations and welcome (again?) to the wonderful world of parenting. You’re going to have so many questions come up during this exciting first year that there’s one you may let slip by. “When should my child see the dentist for the first time?” It’s not uncommon for parents to […]

Establishing a Dental Home

Establishing a dental home is an important part of taking care of your oral health. This is where you’ll be consistently treated for any issues you might encounter, as well as where you will go for routine cleanings and preventative treatment. A dental home makes a person feel like they know their dentist and that […]

The Importance of Primary Teeth

Oftentimes people think that baby teeth or primary teeth aren’t important. After all, these teeth fall out. And if they fall out they can’t be all that valuable. This kind of thinking, however, it what causes thousands and thousands of patients to run into oral problems later in life. Primary teeth play an important role […]

Mouth Guards

It’s that time of year. The sun is shining, kids will be getting out of school soon, and the summer fun will begin. From soccer to basketball to hanging at the skate park, there’s a large probability that your kids will be enjoying the sunshine and fun that comes with summer sports. With sports, however, […]

Special Needs Patients

Everyone’s child deserves dental care from a dentist that’s caring, understanding, and patient. That’s why Dr. Sam Bullard are some of the best pediatric dentists for special needs patients. As parents themselves, they’re committed to treating every patient and family with respect. Approximately 20 percent of the population lives with some form of a disability, […]

Finding the Right Timing for Orthodontic Treatment

For some patients, orthodontic timing for treatment can be something that is quite obvious. In some select patients timing for orthodontic care can depend on a few factors. It is recommended that children receive their first orthodontic evaluation by the time they are 7. In the vast majority of cases, orthodontic intervention will not be […]

4 Tips to Help Your Child Get Over Their Fear of Going to the Dentist

When your child hears you say “it is time to go to the dentist” do they cry or refuse to go? If so, you are not alone. Unfortunately, many kids and adults are terrified of going to the dentist. Despite the fear, it is essential that your child have regular dental care to keep their […]

Hospital Dentistry Brings Balance and Comfort to Children in Hospitals

As a parent, you want to make the best decisions for your child’s wellbeing. You feed them nutritious meals, send them to good schools, and put them in after school programs. You want them to be happy. As the parent of a sick child, you might strive extra hard to make your child more comfortable […]

What are Dental Sealants?

A dental sealant is a relatively inexpensive plastic material that can be applied to the chewing surfaces of molars that will help the child prevent cavities. Kids are not known for being thorough teeth brushers, and it’s a common practice for them to skip brushing those areas toward the back of their mouths that are prone […]

The Importance of Fluoride in Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is an area of concentration that is constantly changing, evolving, and being improved upon but one thing that never changes is the importance of fluoride in your child’s care routine. The qualified team at Smiling Kids Pediatric Dentistry Noblesville knows what it takes to make sure your child’s smile not only looks great […]