Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month with a Dental Exam

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, according to the American Dental Association (ADA), and our dentist hopes you’ll join us in celebrating good oral health in children by scheduling a dental exam for your little one. The ADA’s focus during this awareness month centers around sealants placed during your child’s dental exam. Continue reading “Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month with a Dental Exam”

How Often to See the Dentist Based On Your Age

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Your teeth and mouth both need care that is specific to your age. Young children are monitored for teeth breaking through the gums and tooth decay while aging adults watch for gum disease, decay and wear.. You will need to see the dentist more or less often during each season of your life. Village Center Dentistry offers dental care for the whole family in San Diego, and no matter your age, daily dental hygiene is essential to long-lasting oral health. Continue reading “How Often to See the Dentist Based On Your Age”

Should I Consider Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants in San Diego

Dental sealants are a great option for parents who want to protect a child’s teeth from decay during the cavity-prone years of ages 6 to 11. Sealants are thin coatings that are applied to teeth in liquid form, then hardened with light or chemical activation.

Here, experienced San Diego area dentist Dr. Jennifer D. Santoro explains how sealants can be a powerfully effective tooth defense for kids whose love of Butterfingers outweighs their passion for brushing. Continue reading “Should I Consider Dental Sealants?”

The Benefits of Early Pediatric Dental Care

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Getting to know families is one of the greatest rewards of being a dentist. There’s nothing quite like watching kids progress from teeth-with-gaps grins to the broad, confident smiles of maturity. It all starts with that first time in the “big chair.”

Trusted San Diego dentist Dr. Jennifer Santoro knows that this will be a memorable day in the life of your child, and that first impressions are important. Continue reading “The Benefits of Early Pediatric Dental Care”