Have you ever tried to explain a grownup situation to a child? If you have, then you know how important it is to choose your words very carefully. It can be challenging to explain something like dental care to a child without frightening them or causing confusion. However, we know that it is important for…

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Back to School Basics The school year is starting in the Charlotte area, though it hardly feels like summer is over! You probably experienced the mad dash to get your students ready to go back to school with binders and backpacks, but did you know this is a great time of year to implement healthy…

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Tiny teeth require brushing, too! Whether you’re a first time mom or you just need the reminder with a new baby, this topic is a good one. From the day your baby sprouts his or her first tooth, you should be brushing. Most parents don’t realize how early good dental habits should be implemented. Even…

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Children are just as likely to experience dental problem as adults are during their young lifetimes. For example, tooth decay is the most frequently occurring dental disease in children as well as adults. Even without exact statistics, you can understand why this can be a problem for anyone of any age – a growing dental…

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For the rest of your child’s life, brushing and flossing will be important for the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums. You can insure that your child practices good oral health habits through adulthood by establishing a good oral hygiene routine early in life. Pediatric dentists in Charlotte recommend that you start teaching your child…

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Juicing has recently become a popular beverage option for adults, but juice has always been a staple when it comes to the kids. Babies and toddlers seem to develop a taste for juice even before they have transitioned from the bottle to a cup. And, although fruit juice may be a healthy alternative to soda…

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No matter where you stand on the issue of metal fillings, you probably agree that tooth-colored restorations look better than dark, metal ones. A child’s smile is an integral part of their personality. Why mar it with metal fillings that show when your child smiles? At Carolina Kids Dentistry in Mint Hill, pediatric dentist Dr.…

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When it comes to protecting your child’s oral health, you’re always on the job. Every day of every season, you’ve got to be on the lookout for anything that could cause damage or pain to your child’s precious smile. Although winters in Charlotte aren’t typically extreme, during the winter months it’s important to adjust your…

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We love your child’s smile as much as you do! And we understand that you want to do everything you can to keep your child’s teeth and gums healthy and strong. Cavities aren’t a rite of passage that every child must endure. Mint Hill pediatric dentist Dr. Bevin Malley of Carolina Kids Dentistry offers proven…

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It’s all fun and games until somebody breaks a tooth. Unfortunately, for children, a broken tooth or a similar dental injury is almost to be expected. Children are active little people who tend to fall down, bump into things, or suffer from playground injuries much more often than you might expect. While these incidents are…

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