Angelica Rohner Pediatric Dentistry Blog
May 25, 2017
Summertime is the best time to get caught up on anything that you’re not able to do during the school year—even visiting your dentist. Sometimes, it can be difficult to find time to schedule an appointment between multiple work schedules, athletic practices, and getting the kids to school on time. But now, that’s one less thing you must worry about. Here are three reasons why you should take your kids to visit their pediatric dentist in Birmingham this summer break.
April 28, 2017
Did you know that when you don’t floss you’re actually missing about 35% of your tooth’s surface during your dental routine? The same applies to your children’s teeth, putting them at risk for tooth decay and cavities. Dr. Angelica R. Rohner, your pediatric dentist in Birmingham, understands that there can be a misconception on how important children’s baby teeth are, and frankly—how difficult it is to get your child to enjoy a regular dental routine including flossing. Hopefully, this post will help you get a better understanding of the important foundation your child’s baby teeth lay for their future dental health and how to properly take care of it—in a fun way!
March 4, 2017
You’re not alone if you’ve been wondering when it’s appropriate to start bringing your child to the dentist. Wondering why it’s necessary for baby teeth and gums to receive dental care is another completely normal thought amongst parents. By the standard of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, it’s recommended that your child start visiting the dentist by his or her’s first birthday or after the first tooth erupts. Visiting your pediatric dentist in Birmingham doesn’t just give you peace of mind that your child is receiving the appropriate health care, there are many other benefits for both you and your child.
February 8, 2017
The American Dental Association designates February as National Children’s Dental Health Month. Of course, for Birmingham children’s dentist Dr. Angelica Rohner, every month is children’s dental health month! But now seems like a particularly appropriate time to talk about how parents can help their children have healthy and beautiful smiles.
January 21, 2017
Did you know that maintaining optimum oral health is just as important for children as it is for adults? It’s true! Your child should be visiting the dentist every six months just like you do, starting around the age of one year old. There are also many things you can do at home to help them improve their dental health. Here are some dental hygiene tips from your Birmingham pediatric dentist, Dr. Angelica Rohner.
December 23, 2016
Most everyone gets cavities–kids, too, of course. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control says that 19 percent of children ages two to 19 have untreated tooth decay. Why does this happen? What can parents do to prevent cavities? Your pediatric dentist in Birmingham, Dr. Angelica Rohner, has some suggestions for bright, long-lasting smiles.
November 13, 2016
Dr. Angelica Rohner and her staff are committed to providing to Birmingham area families the best kids dentistry possible. Hygienic cleanings and check-ups, extractions, state of the art diagnostics, and sedation dentistry ensure your children’s teeth, gums and bone structure develop correctly and stay bright, attractive and functioning for their lifetimes. That’s the heart of pediatric dentistry.
October 10, 2016
You do a lot of things for your kids to keep them safe that they are probably not even aware of. When they were just learning to walk, you made sure there were no sharp corners for them to stumble into. You always take the time to fully strap them into their car seat. You even make sure to drop them off at a certain spot at school so they are completely protected from traffic. These little things help give you peace of mind day to day. Did you know you could do the same for their teeth with dental sealants? Your dentist in Birmingham, Dr. Angelica Rohner, lets you know how this small step could help save your kids from getting cavities. (more…)
September 13, 2016
When you have a new baby there is so much to think about! When should you feed them, and how can you get them to sleep? One thing you may not be considering is your child’s teeth. Their first baby teeth will begin to erupt anywhere from 6 – 12 months old, and you should actually start brushing them as soon as they appear with a toothpaste that is safe for your baby to swallow. By the age of one year old, your child should have their first trip to the dentist. Dr. Angelica Rohner, your pediatric dentist in Birmingham discusses your child’s first dental visit.
August 8, 2016
Dr. Angelica Rohner, Birmingham children’s dentist, tells her young patients and parents that a smile’s health and appearance depend on eating wisely. In fact, a nutritious diet preserves teeth and keeps gums pink. Snacks are a big part of that healthy diet. (more…)