What You Should Expect During Your Child’s First Dental Visit

March 20, 2020

Proper oral health care starts when your child’s first tooth breaks through the surface. Yet, many parents don’t schedule an appointment with a pediatric dentist until after their child’s second birthday. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, children should have their first dental visit before their first birthday. At David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we treat children of all ages, and are ready to take good care of your mini-me at any time. Here’s what you should expect during their first visit with us.

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Soda vs. Your Teeth (Spoiler Alert – Teeth Lose!)

January 4, 2020

Most of us know that drinking large amounts of soda and sugary drinks is bad for us. Heavy soda consumption is linked to obesity, osteoporosis, and diabetes. It’s not a huge stretch to link it as a negative impact on our teeth as well. At David C. Wood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we want our patients to enjoy strong, healthy teeth for their entire lives. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up soda completely.

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Brush Well to Protect Your Heart

November 7, 2019

Regular, thorough brushing does more for your health than just give you a beautiful smile. Many people don’t realize that the condition of your oral health plays a huge role in your overall health. At David C. Wood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we make sure all our patients are aware of the benefits of maintaining good oral hygiene – and of the problems that could emerge if a dental issue is left untreated. 

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