Dental Care Basics for Infants and Toddlers

Dental Care Basics for Infants and Toddlers

There’s so much to consider when you are pregnant or have very young children. Doctor checkups, growth charts, and developmental milestones become a part of your daily life. One aspect of your baby’s health that can sometimes get overlooked is dental health. When should dental care for your child begin?

Dental Care Begins Before Your Baby is Born

Many parents believe that proper dental care doesn’t begin until the baby teeth begin to fall out and permanent teeth start to appear. But your baby’s teeth begin to form before birth, during your pregnancy.

During pregnancy, regular dental visits for the mother-to-be are equally important. Be sure to eat … Read the rest

Pregnancy and Dental Health

Pregnancy and Dental Health: What You Need to Know

Welcoming a new child into your family is an exciting and busy part of life. Mothers-to-be have so much to think about, and sometimes things like dental care get overlooked in the chaos that major life changes can bring.

The hormones that affect your body during pregnancy can affect your mouth as well, and it’s important to continue with your cleaning routine, see your dentist regularly, and take care of any issues that might arise. We’ve outlined ways the next nine months might affect your dental health, and what you can do to maintain a healthy smile.Read the rest

Creating Smiles Dental, back at the Back To School Care Fair

Creating Smiles Dental, serving in the community

Our team was represented again at the annual Back To School Care Fair put on by the Junior League of St. Petersburg at the Enoch Davis Center.… Read the rest

Food and Toy drive

Creating Smiles Dental donates to food and toy drive

We at Creating Smiles Dental along with our patients and others in our community are collecting non-perishable foods like boxes and cans as well as Toys for Tots items for our food and toy drive. We will collecting food mostly for Thanksgiving and toys mostly for December but will accept both through the holiday season.

Here is more information about Toys For Tots and further volunteering opportunities.

Toys for Tots can always use volunteers!  Please let them know if you are interested in helping out.  Here are the dates they need the most help:

  • Saturday, December 6th from 1-6pm.  Post
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Showering our employee with baby gifts (St Petersburg Dentist 33710)

 

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Last Saturday, Dr. Brayer threw our patient coordinator, Leslie, a baby shower at our local St. Petersburg Panera Bread on 4th Street. Dr. Brayer is a pro at throwing showers since it seems we have about two babies per year at our office!

We played some baby shower games and Dr. Brayer gave out prizes to the winners. Dr. Brayer’s son Zach won the clothes pin game, he’s sneaky and got us to all say the word “baby!” He gave his prize away to another employee, Sam one of our receptionists. Jessica, one of our cross-trained dental assistants and receptionists, won the baby word scramble game, only being stumped … Read the rest