So many tooth tips! You click HERE to start from the beginning. Tooth Tip # 4: Know what tooth decay looks like. Be aware of the signs of baby tooth decay (white spots or brown/dark pits on teeth) and stay up to date on dental exams. Our doctors at World of Smiles recommend regular 6 month check-ups […]Read More »
We have made it to tip number 3 in our ongoing tooth tip series! Tooth Tip #3: As teeth arrive, use the correct toothbrush and toothpaste. When the first teeth start to show up (usually around 6 months, but this can vary greatly from child to child), use a toothbrush specifically designed for babies. These […]Read More »
Picking up from our post last week, here is our second Tooth Tip for the Parents of Infants & Toddlers. Tip #2: Use a cloth or Xylitol wipe to clean the mouth before teeth arrive While using a brush isn’t advisable on infant gums and toothpaste isn’t needed before teeth emerge, using a soft wet washcloth or […]Read More »
Dr. Staci Whitman and Dr. Michelle Stafford worked for nearly two years to bring World Of Smiles to North Portland. They seek to partner with families to provide education and motivation for healthy dental habits. The practice strives for excellent patient care with a holistic, integrative approach while offering innovative treatment options. Both Docs enjoy teaching families and other healthcare professionals the importance of prevention and laying a foundation of healthy dental practices from a young age. They advocate for infant and child oral health, have had extensive experience with patients of special needs, and are Board Certified Pediatric Dentists. Learn more about who your family will partner with at your next visit!