• Using Sippy Cups Successfully
    Congratulations! Your child is beginning to leave her bottle behind and has started to use her first sippy cup. And the best training cup is one that makes the transition Read more
  • Should Children Use Whitening Products?
    As adults, we often wish our teeth could be as white as they were when we were small children. Baby teeth have thinner and whiter enamel than adult teeth, and Read more
  • Gum Disease in Children
    When it comes to gum disease and your child, it’s a good news/bad news situation. The very good news is that children rarely suffer from advanced gum disease, or periodontitis. Read more
  • Sealants: What are they and how do they help?
    Molars are made up of canyons, caves, pits, and seemingly endless caverns that are a breeding ground for decay. The protective solution is a sealant. When done correctly, a sealant Read more
  • Is there a connection between oral health and school performance?
    As a parent, you want the best for your children, and that includes doing their best in school. You can support them by taking an interest in their activities, being Read more
  • New Year's Day Around the World
    New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the calendar year in most parts of the world. The holiday is celebrated on January 1st of each year. Customs and celebrations vary Read more
  • The Perks of Dairy
    We all remember hearing this: “Finish your milk, it’s good for your bones!” If you have kids of your own now, you may catch yourself repeating many of the things Read more
  • Bedtime, Bottles, and Baby Teeth
    Your beautiful baby is finally asleep, bottle clutched in tiny hands, dreaming sweet dreams with a charming milky smile. Unfortunately, this lovely fantasy might lead to a rude awakening. If your Read more
  • They're just baby teeth, right?
    “But they are only baby teeth; won’t they just fall out?” Our team at Rix Pediatric Dentistry has had these questions asked many times from parents over the years. Primary Read more
  • When to Begin Dental Care for Your Child
    Children’s oral health differs from that of adults in a variety of ways. the doctor and our team want you to understand how you can provide the best care for Read more
  • Thanksgiving in North America
    Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving Read more
  • Five Tips for Taking Tots to the Dentist
    Toddlers are notoriously balky about strangers. But their first dental visit should not be cause for fear and tears. Nor should you assume that getting your toddler to Rix Pediatric Read more
  • My son is turning one. When should I bring him in for a visit?
    the doctor and our team know that cavities know no age boundaries, and that is why we recommend a visit to our Rome, Georgia office by a child’s first birthday. Read more
  • Dental Sealants for Baby Teeth?
    Perhaps you’ve heard your friends talking about dental sealants, and how well they prevent cavities. And as soon as your child’s permanent molars come in, you absolutely plan to make Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • Is dairy crucial to my child's oral health?
    Healthy eating, combined with regular physical activity, plays a vital role in your child’s health and well-being. Dairy foods are naturally nutritious, packed with ten essential nutrients that help your Read more