Is My Child in Danger of Fluorosis?

Fluorosis is a condition in which white or brown streaks appear on a child’s baby teeth or adult teeth. Fluorosis is caused by too much fluoride in a child’s system. It only affects teeth that have not erupted, and once your child’s teeth have come in, they will no longer... Read more »

The Right Tools For Mouth Care

Using the right tools is vital to good oral hygiene. Here are the kinds of things you should be looking for in your dental hygiene tools.   Brush: Choose a soft-bristled toothbrush that has the American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of Acceptance on the package. Replace your toothbrush every 3-4... Read more »

Fall Fact Finder: Hazardous Food Avoidance

Is your smile ready for the holidays? With Halloween just around the corner, it is important to make sure your teeth and gums are well prepared for any potential tooth hazards that can arise. Not only may you be tempted by excessive amounts of sugar with numerous products this holiday... Read more »

Inconsistent Oral Hygiene Habits Can Contribute to Your Chances of Suffering Gum Disease Problems

Your daily oral hygiene routine of brushing twice and flossing your teeth at least once each day is very important for maintaining the health of your teeth and gums. If bacterial deposits are allowed to accumulate on your teeth and near the gumline, it can significantly increase your chances of... Read more »

The Facts About Baby Teeth

Baby teeth are small but strong oral bones that help the baby eat, talk, and smile. Although they are lost eventually, they serve many purposes. To help you know more about baby teeth in Chandler, Arizona, Dr. Emanuel Amato and our dental team are happy to share some information with... Read more »

Upgrade Your Child’s Late-Summer Smile with Pediatric Dentistry Treatments

Have you ever heard of pediatric dentistry? Pediatric dentistry is a specialized branch of dentistry that is focused specifically on the oral health care for younger individuals. Typical ages include infants, children, and young adults. In addition, pediatric dentists help treat special needs patients. Through pediatric dentistry, we can give... Read more »

Are You Informed about Thumb Sucking?

Although thumb sucking is generally seen as a common routine that children have, it can be a serious problem, and lead to severe oral health defects, including misalignments and slow growth of the permanent teeth. Thumb sucking can also cause malocclusions and other spacing issues that arise from the constant... Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Chewing Gum

Sugarless gum is a fiercely debated topic as to whether it is good for your oral health or not. Although there is evidence to suggest that benefits can be had from chewing gum, especially after meals, chewing gum should generally be avoided by individuals with jaw disorders. Sugarless gum works... Read more »

Getting Serious About Gum Disease

If you have gum disease, you need to have it treated immediately. Gum disease is dangerous and can lead to serious problems for your oral health. That is why our team here at Chandler Family Dental Care in Chandler, Arizona, is happy to talk to you about gum disease so... Read more »

There Are Various Options for Restoring a Missing Tooth

Tooth loss from a severe dental trauma, untreated cavity, or a treatment method that required total extraction can significantly compromise your mouth in different ways. Beyond the simple loss of function, it can also alter your appearance, change your speech, and lead to future problems with the alignment of your... Read more »