Our Hudson Family Dentist Explains What to Expect During Your Child’s First Dental Visit

It may surprise you to learn that proper dental care begins when your child is just a baby. The American Dental Association recommends that a child’s first dentist appointment take place when he or she is a year old, or 6 months after the first tooth appears. In this article, our Hudson family dentist will […]

Why Hermey the Elf Is Our Favorite Dentist Here at Hudson Family Dentistry

The 1964 stop-motion movie “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is a beloved Christmas classic, and for good reason. The heartwarming story of so-called “misfits” facing adversity and saving Christmas has inspired generations of children with the clear message that being different isn’t wrong or bad. While most of the movie focuses on the titular reindeer, our […]

Encourage Your Child to Brush With These Awesome Flavored Toothpastes

Many parents—in fact, we might even say most parents—struggle to encourage their children to brush their teeth. Even though daily brushing is essential to preventing cavities and tooth decay, to kids who aren’t great with long-term thinking, it’s just a boring chore with no immediate pay-off. One way to make tooth brushing time more fun […]

Back to School Tips from Your Local Hudson Family Dentist!

Now that it’s September, most families with children are getting into the full swing of the school year. In order to help you get your ducks in a row, here are a few dental health tips that can help you keep your child in school, happy, and healthy this year! If you would like to […]

4 Things You Didn’t Know About George Washington’s Teeth

George Washington might have had the most renowned set of false teeth in American history. In celebration of Fourth of July, today we’re serving up a very Presidential post about George Washington’s teeth, and the many dental issues that beset the unfortunately stern-faced Founding Father. George Washington’s Teeth Weren’t Wooden The famous claim that George […]

Keep Your Teeth Safe at the Pool This Summer | Hudson NC Emergency Dentist

When people think of “pool safety,” they don’t necessarily think about their teeth. However, when you consider all that concrete and tile, combined with the rough play that typically goes on in the pool, it’s not surprising that a significant number of dental emergencies happen there! Here’s how to avoid having to visit an emergency […]

Pregnant? Keep Your Oral Health a Priority with These 5 Easy Tips

Continuing dental hygiene is an important step to avoid other health complications. During pregnancy, mother and child are at heightened health risks due to poor oral care. Due to hormone changes, pregnant mothers are at increased risk for gum disease as well. Studies have linked gum disease to dementia, arthritis and kidney disease. Gum disease […]

Why Dental Sealants Are an Effective Line of Defense Against Tooth Decay

Dental sealants are a thin material comprised of plastic that is typically applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to act as a barrier and prevent decay by forming a protective layer over the enamel of each tooth. The sealants are often place on the premolars and molars as they are the teeth […]

Why Do Dentists Recommend Dental Sealants to Prevent Tooth Decay?

Molars are subject to tooth decay, because their surfaces are grooved. The grooves are difficult to clean through brushing, especially for children. Plaque then accumulates in these fissures, resulting in decay of the molars. Dental sealants can be applied by a cosmetic dentist to prevent decay in the grooves of molars. Sealants are usually confined […]

Tips from Our Hudson Pediatric Dentist to Prevent Child Tooth Decay

Parents all want their children to have a healthy, bright smile. Although baby teeth will eventually be replaced by permanent teeth, it is important to teach your child good dental hygiene at an early age to prevent tooth decay. Even with baby teeth, tooth decay can lead to problems. Problems Associated With Early Tooth DecayThere […]