Yes, baby teeth can get cavities. A well-balanced diet high in protein, vitamins, and minerals (especially calcium and phosphorous) is an important part of cavity prevention. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) states that children should eat healthy snacks like cheese, vegetables, and yogurt, and drink milk. Limit hard candy and carbonated beverages, which[…]
Yay Ember!!!! ?. First time in hygiene bay! This big girl is 4 years old and will be going into pre-k this coming year. She loves chocolate, ballet and playing with her best friend Lily!
Our patients are the BEST! Can you believe that our patient Anais brought Kayla this cute little puppy named Tundra? She had the present completely wrapped with a bow on top! It was such a wonderful and sweet gesture!
Dr. Kelly was excited to be in Chicago this past weekend to complete a special training course through the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry! Pictured (from left to right): Dr. John Rutkauskas, AAPD CEO; Dr. James Nickman, AAPD President; Dr. Kelly; Dr. Joe Castellano, AAPD President-Elect. It was an incredible opportunity!
Julia is celebrating her first anniversary with Star Smiles. Some people at the office appreciate that she is a fan of the Houston Texans, but others know that the only real team is the Dallas Cowboys!! We love seeing her warm smile, hearing her welcoming voice and enjoy being around her calm demeanor. We always[…]
Maggie, Maggie, Maggie! Happy 3 year anniversary! Thanks for being such an outstanding woman. If you want to see a real life version of Wonder Woman – just drop by our check out counter! She is the model of consistency and so full of passion and empathy! We are so blessed to have Maggie with[…]
Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us at Star Smiles Pediatric Dentistry to remind our patients that the way you care for your teeth at home doesn’t just affect your oral health;[…]