Nov 16 2022

Baby Teeth Complications: When should I be worried?

Whether you’re a first time parent or a veteran, we know you worry about your kids. And teething can cause a whole host of new concerns. Are your child’s teeth coming in normally? Is your child sick or just teething? And how do you keep problems from occurring in the future? At Smiles Dentistry for […]

Nov 09 2022

What Routine Oral Care for Kids Should Look Like

When you’ve had a hard day, nothing beats the sight of your child’s smile. So when it comes to routine oral care for kids, you naturally want the very best. But what exactly does that look like?  Children’s dental care looks very much like adult oral hygiene. At Smiles Dentistry for Kids, we can provide […]

Nov 02 2022

KS Dental Office Answers Your Kids’ Questions about the Tooth Fairy

As a parent, you know kids are insatiably curious. “Why?” seems to be their favorite word, and sometimes it’s very difficult to come up with an answer that will satisfy! But perhaps no other topic elicits such curiosity on the part of children – and such bafflement on the part of their parents – as […]

Oct 26 2022

Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: Everything You Should Know

The first smile, the first steps, the first words. When you have very young kids, it seems that every day brings a new milestone. But one important milestone that you may not have considered is the first dental cleaning. Babies and toddlers require routine dental care just like their parents. Preparing for this appointment at […]

Oct 12 2022

What to Expect at Your Child’s Dental Checkups

Just like age-appropriate vaccines and routine wellness checks, dental checkups are a vital part of your child’s overall health. Good dental care beginning at an early age can greatly reduce your child’s risk for repeated cavities and orthodontic complications.  At Smiles Dentistry for Kids in Overland Park, KS, Dr. Matt and his team focus exclusively on […]

Oct 05 2022

Dentist in Overland Park Explains Eating Disorders and Oral Health

Eating disorders can be devastating, both to those who suffer from them and to their families. But many are surprised to learn that eating disorders can compromise dental health, as well as overall physical wellness. Here your pediatric dentist in Overland Park explores the oral effects of these mental illnesses. At Smiles Dentistry for Kids, […]

Sep 28 2022

Toothache Causes and Toothache Relief Options for Children

Is there anything worse than seeing your child in pain? Unfortunately, accidents and unexpected things like toothaches happen. If your child has a toothache, it’s important to know what’s causing the toothache and how to find toothache relief. Your child can help you determine what’s causing the toothache by pointing out the source of the […]

Sep 21 2022

Celebrate National Family Health and Fitness Day with Your Pediatric Dentistry Office

The last Saturday of September is the annual celebration of National Family Health and Fitness Day USA. It’s the perfect opportunity to establish good habits for all aspects of your health – physical, mental, and oral! Here your pediatric dentistry office provides five great ideas to celebrate this important but little-known holiday.  At Smiles Dentistry […]