• Make Tooth Brushing Fun
    The best brushing routine for parent and child is two minutes of gentle brushing in the morning and two in the evening. But if the longest four minutes of your Read more
  • The Transformation of Valentine's Day
    Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read more
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month
    February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and a perfect time for the doctor to review some of the important steps in keeping your child’s smile healthy! Your Baby Early care is Read more
  • Getting to the Bottom of Chewing Gum Myths
    It's a moment many of our patients have experienced. One second you're chewing on a piece of gum, then suddenly you forget to keep chewing and swallow the entire rubbery Read more
  • Providing the Right Dental Care for your Children
    You already know that Rix Pediatric Dentistry recommends you come in for a checkup and cleaning at least every six months, but do you know what your child’s dental needs Read more
  • Ways to Make Brushing Fun for Your Child
    According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, your child should visit a dentist, like the doctor, when his or her first tooth pops through the gum, or by time Read more
  • Understanding Cavities
    Getting a cavity seems like delayed punishment for eating that special dessert every weekend or for the few days you forgot to floss. When you are doing everything right with Read more
  • New Year's Eve
    Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Rix Pediatric Dentistry included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one to Read more
  • Make Brushing Teeth Fun!
    It’s understandable that kids would rather be playing outside or watching their favorite movie instead of doing a “boring” task like brushing their teeth. But there are ways to make Read more
  • How safe are dental X-rays?
    the doctor and our staff rely on digital X-rays to help us diagnose oral conditions and process images at incredibly high speeds. You can also view digital X-rays in real Read more
  • Can a Night Guard Mean Sweet Dreams for Your Child?
    Sometimes the reason for a poor night’s sleep is obvious. Maybe your child watched a scary movie. Or loaded up on sugar before bed. Or can’t get to sleep after Read more
  • Halitosis in Children: Causes and treatment
    Halitosis is the scientific name for bad breath. It is one of the most common oral concerns, and it affects a large percentage of the population, including children. Having bad Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Rix Pediatric Dentistry we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter Read more
  • Use Pediatric Dentists to Treat Children
    There are many different types of dental specialties out there, so how do you know when you should see a general dentist (your regular dentist), and when you should seek Read more
  • There's More We Can Do About Tooth Decay Besides "Drill and Fill"
    Until recently, the standard treatment for tooth decay remained essentially the same for nearly a century: Remove any decayed structure, then prepare and fill the cavity. But that singular Read more
  • My child has autism. What should we expect at your office?
    At Rix Pediatric Dentistry, we know that as many as one in 88 children today have some form of autism, a complex brain disorder that affects a child's ability to Read more