Category: Pediatric Dentistry

Why Some Kids Are Afraid of the Dentist – And How to Avoid That Problem

Kids have a lot of fears: ghosts, creepy bugs, monsters under the bed, and dentists. While it doesn’t feel like dentists should be included on a list of scary creatures, fear of the dentist is a legitimate phenomenon. Surveys show that 16% of children are afraid of going to the dentist, and unfortunately this fear […]

Written by McDonald Family Dentistry on February 16, 2023

Should I Get Sealants for My Child’s Teeth?

Undoubtedly, you want the best for your children, but you may have questions when it comes to their medical care. When it comes to dental sealants, you may know very little about them and have concerns as to whether they are necessary at all. As both a parent and dentist, Dr. Chris McDonald recommends that […]

Written by McDonald Family Dentistry on June 21, 2022