Dr. Bevin’s Blog

Charlotte pediatric dentist, Dr. Bevin Malley and the team at Carolina Kids Dentistry encourage their patients to learn about important dental issues. Please feel free to ask questions.

Managing Retained Baby Teeth with Your Charlotte Pediatric Dentist

There are few moments in life that are as exciting as the day that your child loses her first tooth. After the initial novelty of the tooth loss subsides, it will seem as though your little one is losing more teeth than she is growing! You’ll wonder how she manages to eat anything, and for…

Treating Enamel Hypoplasia (Chalky Teeth) in Charlotte

When the enamel on teeth doesn’t form properly, it can become chalky looking, weak, sensitive to heat and cold, and susceptible to cavities. The medical term for the condition is enamel hypoplasia. It’s also referred to as hypomineralization, because the enamel that covers and protects teeth doesn’t contain the minerals it needs to stay strong.…

Talking to Your Child about Pediatric Dental Care

If your little one has repeated something that he has heard you say in a previous conversation, then you can appreciate how much children can understand about conversations that take place around them. Kids that are old enough to speak are also able to listen to the adult conversations that are discussed in their presence.…

Get “Real” about Toothpaste with a Charlotte Pediatric Dental Visit

Since your baby’s very first tooth appeared, your role as a parent seems to have transitioned to that of a dental hygienist. You took responsibility for your little one’s oral health by gently wiping the tiny tooth clean with a soft cloth, and as more tiny teeth arrived, you began using a cute baby toothbrush…

Your Charlotte Pediatric Dentist Discusses Oral Piercings

Oral piercings are a popular form of self-expression and adornment, especially among teens and young adults. But those studs, barbells, and rings placed in the tongue, lip, or cheek can deliver some unexpected – and unwanted – consequences. Dr. Bevin Malley educates kids and parents on keeping smiles healthy and strong. Here’s some information you…

Calming Care for Kids in Charlotte NC

At Carolina Kids Dentistry, we go out of our way to make sure that your child experiences calming, compassionate care. From our staff to our surroundings, we foster a fun atmosphere. Charlotte pediatric dentist Dr. Bevin Malley takes pride in helping children maintain happy smiles and discover the rewards of caring for their teeth and…