The Best Tips on Managing Pediatric Dental Anxiety

Here at Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph, we are committed to making sure that every visit to our office is a positive experience.  One of the ways we differentiate our practice from the rest is by doing everything we can to make sure our young patients are relaxed, unafraid and actually have fun when visiting our office.  We understand children.... read more »

What Is Composite Filling and How Will It Help My Child?

If your child is found to have a cavity, a composite filling will be used to fill the space where the decayed part of the tooth was.  The composite resin is actually made of porcelain mixed with either quartz or glass. Composite fillings  look and feel  virtually the same as natural teeth. The use of composite fillings are much better... read more »

How do I choose the right toothpaste for my child?

The selection of toothpaste at the grocery store seems to grow weekly. With a little knowledge about what’s best for your little one, you can successfully navigate this isle and make a toothpaste selection that will make you happy and your child eager to brush. From the time the first teeth begin to erupt until all permanent teeth come in... read more »

The Importance of Baby Teeth

At Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph, we are passionate about children’s teeth. Aside from our dedication to caring for kids pearly whites, our other passion is to educate both children and their caregivers on all things impacting optimal oral health. Often adults don’t truly appreciate the important role baby teeth play in a child’s development. Sure those cute little teeth... read more »

What is silver diamine fluoride?

At Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph one of the options, we may recommend for treating cavities in baby teeth is the application of silver diamine fluoride to affected teeth. The great appeal of using silver diamine fluoride on cavities is that it stops both the development and the spread of decay without the need to drill into the tooth. This... read more »

Why Take Your Child to a Pediatric Dentist instead of a General Dentist?

In choosing a dental home for your child there are many factors to consider.  The most important consideration is to find a place where your child will be comfortable as it is a well-established fact that early dental experiences will set the tone for a lifetime of optimal oral health. The most obvious difference between Pediatric and General Dentists is... read more »

Mission Gratitude by Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph

Giving back to our community has always been a big part of who we are at Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph.  We created Mission Gratitude as a way to recognize military service members, and local first responders and service dogs as a way to have the community join together in honoring the service of these brave men and women. Mission Gratitude... read more »

Should Teenagers Still See A Pediatric Dentist?

At Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph, we welcome our patients to remain in our care as long as they are comfortable. Unless a patient needs extensive treatment with their permanent teeth, we will never suggest a patient leave our practice. In fact, we have many patients that come back from college and beyond for their cleanings as well as special... read more »

How To Talk To Your Kids About The Corona Virus

If there is one thing at Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph that we know well, it’s kids. On a daily basis in our office we deal with kids approaching situations that are difficult for them, such as their first dental visit or having a cavity filled. The approach we always take is to follow the child’s lead and answer honestly... read more »

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 »