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  •   Dr. Margaret Miller   •   534 Red Bird Circle, De Pere, WI 54115   •   Hours: Mon-Thur 8am-5pm, Fri 8am-12pm

Ages 3-6

Your child’s primary teeth are lost at various times throughout childhood and their permanent teeth will begin erupting about age 6 and continue to about age 20. Adults have 28 permanent teeth, 32 if you include the third molars or wisdom teeth.​

Electric Toothbrushes vs. Manual (Hand) Toothbrushes

Electric and manual (hand) toothbrushes are equally effective. It is not the brush itself that determines proper brushing, but rather the brusher and where it is directed. However, some benefits of an electric toothbrush are that almost all will have

Do I Have Dry Mouth?

Not much saliva present in your mouth; is this a concern? Yes, a dry mouth means you have an inadequate flow of saliva. This condition is called xerostomia. It can be a symptom of many medical disorders and is a

Do Baby Teeth Need Fillings?

Many parents are under the assumption that baby teeth do not need the same type of care that an adult or permanent tooth does. It’s a common belief that if a baby tooth gets a cavity it does not need

Nitrous Oxide or Laughing Gas

Our goal for our pediatric patients is to have a positive dental experience which will most likely influence future visits. Nitrous Oxide or most often called laughing gas, is a mixture of two gases that is breathed through the nose

Color Difference Between Baby and Adult Teeth?

When looking in your child’s mouth, you may notice that their baby teeth are not the same color as their adult teeth. Baby (primary) teeth have a thinner layer of enamel and dentin compared to adult (permanent) teeth. Your enamel

Shark Teeth ?

Many parents call an erupting permanent tooth with the baby tooth still present “shark teeth.” First, keep in mind that… o The permanent tooth can erupt either behind or in front of a baby tooth. When you first notice the

My Child Was Diagnosed With Acid Reflux !

What can I do as a parent to help maintain my child’s teeth? Try to reduce the acid in the mouth by: • Limiting acidic foods and drinks like candy, carbonated beverages, fruit juices and refined sugars • Drinking plenty

Kids and Fruit Juice Consumption

Did you know that fruit juice consumption offers very few benefits? Did you know that it also has potential harmful effects? High sugar content in juice contributes to more calorie consumption and the risk of developing dental caries. Children and

Bottled Water and Fluoride

Drinking water with fluoride helps prevent tooth decay.  However, if your family drinks bottled water, you may be missing out of those benefits.  The fluoride mineral helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from