Kids Dentist, Oral Health Care   •   December 29, 2020

Things to know before choosing a mouthwash for your kid

As a professional pediatric dental service provider, we often come across questions from parents about what oral health products are best for their kids. It is due to this reason that we decided to post a blog that will cover all information about things to know before choosing a mouthwash for kids. Therefore, if you […]

Kids Dentist, Tooth Decay   •   December 11, 2020

What causes tooth decay in children?

The risk of tooth decay in the case of children is more if compared to that in the case of adults. The reason behind this is pretty simple. The enamel layer is pretty soft on baby teeth which accentuates the chances of kids suffering tooth decay or cavities. But, adoption of a few measures, and […]

Kids Dentist, Oral Health Care, Thumb Sucking   •   September 10, 2020

Thumb Sucking: Is it Good or Bad for Your Child?

Raising a young child brings many different aspects. Small children seem to learn how to get past all your best child-proofing strategies, outgrow their clothes every other month, and when is it time to try potty-training? As a specialized pediatric dental practice, Joyful Smiles can’t help you out with problems like those, but we’ve got your […]

dental sealants, Kids Dentist   •   September 2, 2020

Protect Your Child’s Teeth Against Cavities by using Sealants

Listen up, Cook and Kankakee County, By age eleven, 42% OF CHILDREN will have at least one cavity. Sugary snacks and drinks, coupled with poor oral hygiene, are the main reasons. Some parents may not understand the priority of protecting baby teeth from cavities if they will eventually be replaced with adult teeth, but good oral […]

Kids Dentist, Oral Health Care   •   August 26, 2020

3 Reasons Why You Should Visit A Pediatric Dentist

Every child is fond of fizzy drinks and all sorts of candies and chocolates. Not only kids, but even adults love eating their favorite candies and drinking cola. But, when it comes to kids, they are not aware of the damage the excessive consumption of colas and candies can cause to their oral health. The […]