A Guide To Brushing From Birth To Age 6

Begin cleaning your baby’s mouth during the first few days after birth by wiping the gums with a clean, moist gauze pad or washcloth. As soon as teeth appear, decay can occur. Brush your child’s teeth in the morning and before bed time. For children under the age of 3 use a child-size toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste with an amount... read more »

Early Childhood Dental Education Program

For nearly 20 years it has been the mission of Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph to help get young children started on the right path to a lifetime of good dental health. Our finely-tuned Early Childhood Dental Education Program engages thousands of preschoolers in Morris County every year. Fatemah Bageri, one of the magnificent hygienists at Pediatric Dental Associates of... read more »

First Visit

We follow the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Academy of Pediatrics, recommendations which state that a child’s first visit to the dentist should occur when the first baby teeth appear or by their first birthday. Our goal is to establish a Dental Home for your child, an ongoing relationship between our pediatric dentist and your child, allowing care to be... read more »

Importance Of A Mouth Guard To Your Child

In our office we see far too many children with damage to teeth that could have been prevented by wearing a mouthguard. Our mission in caring for your children’s dental health goes beyond reminding them to brush and floss regularly. Athletes who don’t wear mouthguards are 60 times more likely to damage their teeth. Often times these injuries will result... read more »

Preparing For Your Child’s First Dental Visit

A child’s first experience at the dentist can have a significant impact in their long term outlook toward oral care. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that children first be seen by a dentist with the eruption of their first teeth. Pediatric Dentists receive at least two additional years of training beyond dental school to make them uniquely trained... read more »

Healthy Back To School Snack Ideas

With the start of a new school year right around the corner, many parents are looking for healthy snack options that taste great. The good news is that grocery stores now have more creative and healthy options for your kids than ever before. As you navigate the supermarket aisles for healthy back-to-school snacks youshould be looking for foods that are... read more »

What You Should Know about Caring for Your Child’s Teeth

Many new parents are often unsure about proper oral care for their children.  One of our missions is to educate parents about the oral hygiene needs of babies, toddlers and young children and how oral care should evolve as a child grows. The dentists and hygienists at Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph are all experts in the oral care of... read more »

When Should My Child First See a Dentist?

We follow the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations which state that a child’s first visit to the dentist should occur when the first baby teeth appear or by their first birthday. Our goal is to establish a Dental Home for your child, an ongoing relationship between our pediatric dentist and your child, allowing care... read more »

How to Make Dental Care Fun for Kids

One of the best ways to help children embrace dental care, whether at home or at our office, is to help them realize how fun it can be. It’s not enough to convince children that brushing and flossing are necessary. It’s equally important that children enjoy themselves. With this mindset, they can practice good oral hygiene on their own without... read more »