Tooth Fairy Tips

As a parent, it’s been a long time since you lost your first tooth. However, you may still remember the magic, wonder and excitement of leaving that tooth under your pillow and discovering that it had been replaced with a reward in the morning. Bringing that same magic to life... Read more »

Understanding Pediatric Dentistry

A pediatric dentist differs from other dentists in that he has been through additional years of rigorous training specifically for the treatment of infants and children. While all dentists receive essentially the same initial training, specialists such as periodontists and orthodontists receive additional education in their field, as do pediatric... Read more »

What to Do in a Pediatric Dental Emergency

You don’t want to be caught off guard when a dental emergency happens to your child. Accidents can occur at any time. Take time now to think about how you will respond, and you will be calm when an accident strikes. At Little Smiles, we are happy to see your... Read more »

How to Be the Tooth Fairy Your Child Has Been Dreaming Of

Most children begin losing teeth around age 6. If you want to bring the magic of the Tooth Fairy alive in your home, you’ll have to take up the mantle! This may seem like a daunting task, so Dr. Jonathan Konz and our team are more than happy to provide... Read more »

The Ages of the Toothbrush

How did our beloved toothbrush come to be? Have you ever been curious about that? Our dentist and team are happy to briefly go over the history of the toothbrush with you. The Ancient Toothbrush Since ancient times, people have been making tools to clean their teeth. Around 3500 to... Read more »

Toothpaste Through History

Where did toothpaste come from? Our pediatric dentist and team would love to enlighten you on the history of toothpaste. Around 5000 BC, the Egyptians began using a paste to clean their teeth. This was before any form of toothbrush had been invented. Those in Ancient Greek and Rome are... Read more »

Tooth-Friendly Foods for the Holidays

Believe it or not, holiday fare doesn't have to take its toll on your smile or your waistline. We have some ideas to help make your holiday treats more tooth-friendly as you enjoy the festivities. Whether you are gift-giving, socializing with friends, family, and co-workers or hosting people in your... Read more »

Take Good Care of Your Smile While Enjoying the Busy Holiday Season

Caring for your smile while taking care of all the festivities and shopping that come this time of year may seem daunting. But we urge you not to neglect your oral health during this busy season. Especially when you are faced with all the sugary treats that come with this... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Little Smiles, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »