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Why Are My Child's Teeth Breaking?

Why Are My Child's Teeth Breaking?

February 1, 2024

Discovering a broken tooth in your child's smile understandably fuels immense parental concern and questions around causes.

Clear Aligners vs Traditional Braces: Which is better?

Clear Aligners vs Traditional Braces: Which is better?

November 28, 2023

This blog aims to provide clarity on both options and help you make an informed decision.

Understanding the Importance of Bone Grafting After Tooth Extraction

Understanding the Importance of Bone Grafting After Tooth Extraction

October 25, 2023

In this post, we delve into the reasons why undergoing a bone graft after an extraction is not just beneficial but, in many cases, essential for overall oral health.

How We Reduce Dental Anxiety At Our Office

How We Reduce Dental Anxiety At Our Office

September 27, 2023

If you or your child has dental anxiety, check out this short blog post to discover how we do our part to make everyone feel more calm and relaxed while we restore their oral health.

Benefits Of Our Dental Membership Plan

Benefits Of Our Dental Membership Plan

September 21, 2023

In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of our Dental Membership Plan and why it is a smart choice for you and your family.

Solutions for a Missing Front Tooth: Are Dental Implants the Only Option?

Solutions for a Missing Front Tooth: Are Dental Implants the Only Option?

August 24, 2023

Are dental implants the only way to restore a missing front tooth? Of course not! You have quite a few options to restore missing teeth.

Best Candidates for Clear Aligners

Best Candidates for Clear Aligners

May 22, 2023

So, you are thinking about clear aligners to straighten your smile. But is this treatment right for you? Let's find out who can be a good candidate for clear aligners.

Most Common Questions About Clear Aligners - Answered!

Most Common Questions About Clear Aligners - Answered!

April 10, 2023

Do you have questions about clear aligners? Check out this blog because we can answer them all!

Why Are My Kid's Teeth Not Falling Out?

Why Are My Kid's Teeth Not Falling Out?

January 20, 2023

Check out this short blog post to understand why your child’s teeth might not fall out and what you can do in these situations!

What Causes Bad Breath?

What Causes Bad Breath?

December 13, 2022

Find out in the blog possible causes of bad breathe and what to do next!

Are Crooked Teeth Genetic?

Are Crooked Teeth Genetic?

November 16, 2022

If your teeth are not properly aligned, you may be wondering: is this predisposition genetic? Let's find out!

Stages of dental care for kids

Stages of dental care for kids

November 7, 2022

As your child grows, they will develop different needs that parents will have to adjust to. Learn more!

What Are Shark Teeth In Children? ‍

What Are Shark Teeth In Children? ‍

June 2, 2022

Read our blog to find out how to identify shark teeth and understand how you should respond. 

Laughing Gas in Dentistry - What to Know About Nitrous Oxide

Laughing Gas in Dentistry - What to Know About Nitrous Oxide

May 26, 2022

Laughing gas can be a great option for patients who are nervous about getting dental treatment. Learn all about nitrous oxide here!

Can You See a Dentist Without Dental Insurance?

Can You See a Dentist Without Dental Insurance?

May 23, 2022

Learn how being in or out of network affects insurance and pricing at We Care Dental Care.

Do I Really Need a Dental Crown?

Do I Really Need a Dental Crown?

May 5, 2022

A dental crown is typically chosen over a filling when there is not enough tooth structure to support a direct restoration like a filling.

How to Save Money on Your Dental Crown

How to Save Money on Your Dental Crown

May 5, 2022

When a tooth goes from needing a filling to a crown, patients can be surprised by the cost. I want to go over some ways to save money on your next crown.

How to Care for Your Child's Teeth

How to Care for Your Child's Teeth

May 3, 2022

Baby teeth play a crucial role in your child's oral health. With that in mind, here's how to properly care for your child's teeth from day one. 

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe for Kids?

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe for Kids?

March 15, 2022

One of the concerns parents experience when it comes to more complex dental procedures is how safe sedation is for their child.

What To Do If Your Tooth Is Knocked Out

What To Do If Your Tooth Is Knocked Out

February 15, 2022

If you suffer an accident and your tooth is knocked out, it’s very important to get dental treatment right away.

How to Deal With Dental Anxiety

How to Deal With Dental Anxiety

December 7, 2021

If you or your child have dental anxiety or are otherwise not comfortable with the dentist, here are a few ways to properly handle it.

Benefits Of Seeing A Family Dentist

Benefits Of Seeing A Family Dentist

November 12, 2021

If you opt for a family dentist like Dr. Benjamin Burkitt, your entire family can benefit from specialized treatment from the same clinic.

Deep Dental Cleanings: Everything You Need To Know

Deep Dental Cleanings: Everything You Need To Know

October 21, 2021

If your dentist determines that a deep cleaning is necessary, then a regular cleaning will not help to return you to proper oral health.

Preventing Tooth Decay In Young Children

Preventing Tooth Decay In Young Children

June 8, 2021

If you’re a new parent, tooth decay is a real concern. Here are a few simple tips that can help prevent tooth decay in young kids. 

The number one reason I see severe dental decay in toddlers

The number one reason I see severe dental decay in toddlers

May 11, 2021

When I see a child between the ages of two and four in my dental office with severe decay, it is usually from sleeping with a bottle or sippy cup at night.

Why don’t cavities heal if you keep brushing your teeth?

Why don’t cavities heal if you keep brushing your teeth?

May 11, 2021

Can I treat my cavity with brushing my teeth? The simple answer is no.

11 Helpful Tips to Get The Most Out of Your Dental Insurance

11 Helpful Tips to Get The Most Out of Your Dental Insurance

April 29, 2021

While most employers offer dental insurance to their employees, many people do not utilize these benefits to their full potential.

The Three Major Types of Cleanings In A Dental Office

The Three Major Types of Cleanings In A Dental Office

April 20, 2021

Learn about regular cleanings, gross debridement, and scaling and root planing in our blog.

Oral sedation FAQ

Oral sedation FAQ

February 12, 2021

Do you have questions regarding sedation? We do our best to address your questions in this blog.

Welcome to the Cavity Free Club!

Welcome to the Cavity Free Club!

February 12, 2021

At We Care Dental Care we don’t just want you what outpatient to have beautiful healthy teeth today we want them to have for the rest of their lives.

The Benefits of Pediatric Crowns

The Benefits of Pediatric Crowns

February 12, 2021

As a dentist who treats countless children each year, I get many questions about pediatric crowns, or crowns on baby teeth.

How Can I Best Use My Dental Insurance For My Kids?

How Can I Best Use My Dental Insurance For My Kids?

February 4, 2021

If you have a family dental insurance policy, you may be wondering how you can maximize its benefits, particularly if you have one or more kids.

How To Help Your Child’s Toothache

How To Help Your Child’s Toothache

December 1, 2020

If your child has a toothache that lasts more than 24-48 hours, you need to see a dentist as soon as you can to get help.

How Healthy Teeth Can Help You Resist COVID-19 

How Healthy Teeth Can Help You Resist COVID-19 

October 28, 2020

Did you know that a healthy smile may be able to help you and your family resist common viruses like COVID-19, and even the common cold and influenza? 

Do Wisdom Teeth Have To Be Extracted?

Do Wisdom Teeth Have To Be Extracted?

October 1, 2020

Wisdom teeth extraction is the most common oral surgery for older teens and young adults. But you may be wondering if it’s really necessary.

How Often Should My Child Visit The Dentist?

How Often Should My Child Visit The Dentist?

August 31, 2020

The ADA recommends that patients of all ages see a dentist for a checkup and teeth cleaning every six months, and we do too!

26 Tips to Lower Your Child’s Dental Anxiety

26 Tips to Lower Your Child’s Dental Anxiety

August 6, 2020

Dental anxiety can develop in just about any child. Check out these tips and tricks to help ease your child's dental anxiety.

Why should a baby tooth be extracted?

Why should a baby tooth be extracted?

June 30, 2020

There are a handful of reasons a tooth might need to be extracted. Learn all about it in this blog.

Is It Safe For My Child To Visit The Dentist During COVID-19?

Is It Safe For My Child To Visit The Dentist During COVID-19?

June 29, 2020

Is it really safe to bring your child to the dentist during the COVID-19 outbreak? Yes!

How Are Dentists Keeping Their Offices Safe From Coronavirus?

How Are Dentists Keeping Their Offices Safe From Coronavirus?

May 29, 2020

At We Care Dental Care, we abide by all OSHA and CDC guidelines. Learn more!

 What You Need to Know Before Your Child Gets Oral Conscious Sedation

What You Need to Know Before Your Child Gets Oral Conscious Sedation

March 30, 2020

Sedation is a fantastic option for children who wiggle at the dentist, are scared, or receiving oral surgery.

Why Is My Child Grinding Their Teeth At Night? What Can I Do About It?

Why Is My Child Grinding Their Teeth At Night? What Can I Do About It?

March 17, 2020

Around 14-17% of kids grind their teeth at night. Why do kids grind their teeth at night, and how do you know if they need treatment?

Why Choose Sedation Dentistry?

Why Choose Sedation Dentistry?

January 31, 2020

Sedation dentistry has a lot of benefits for kids. It can help them feel more safe, comfortable, and relaxed during their procedure.

Why Are My Kid’s Teeth Yellow? Understanding Potential Causes of Discoloration

Why Are My Kid’s Teeth Yellow? Understanding Potential Causes of Discoloration

January 6, 2020

Have you noticed that your child’s teeth are looking a bit more yellow than you think they should? Let us help.

Celebrate Halloween (Without the Cavities!)

Celebrate Halloween (Without the Cavities!)

October 24, 2019

How do you make sure you and your kids can celebrate Halloween without cavities? Find out here!

How To Choose A Kid’s Dentist – Our Top Tips

How To Choose A Kid’s Dentist – Our Top Tips

September 26, 2019

If you’re looking for a dentist for kids in Roanoke, you may not be sure where to start. We can help!

Tips For Getting Your Kids to Brush & Floss Regularly

Tips For Getting Your Kids to Brush & Floss Regularly

June 3, 2019

With proper brushing and flossing, your kids will avoid common dental issues like cavities and gum disease.

Welcome To We Care Dental Care

Welcome To We Care Dental Care

August 28, 2018

We are always accepting new patients, and encourage you to schedule an initial oral exam with our team today!

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