Articles of Interest
Is Fluoridated Water Dangerous?
Not a day goes by when our office doesn't receive a question from a parent regarding the use of fluoride. There seems to be an abundance of opinions and conflicting information on this very important topic. Below you will find an excellent article that debunks the myths and clarifies the importance of the use of fluoride in protecting your child's health. Written by Dr. Brittany Seymour, professor of Oral Health and Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, we think you'll find this article informative and easy to read! Please click on the image of the children at the water fountain and it will take you to the article!
Top Things You Should Know
We strongly believe that the most important things we can do to ensure your child's overall health are to make sure our lines of communication are open and to make sure we've done our job at educating our families on the importance of quality, comprehensive care. If you EVER have any questions regarding our recommendations or conservative treatment approach, please feel free to speak to one of our doctors. Your child's health is our top priority and it's important that you always feel comfortable and well informed on our recommendations.
Below, please find a couple of items which try to offer some basic information regarding your child's dental health. Being busy moms ourselves, we have tried to net things out into simple 'Top 5 Things' lists. Here are our thoughts on the Top 5 Things you should know about your 1 year old's oral health:
Likewise, here are our thoughts on the Top 5 Things you should know about your child's oral health as they move beyond their 1st year:
We hope you find this information useful! If you have any suggestions of other 'Top 5 Things' you'd like to see, please send us a quick email! We always welcome your feedback!
It is with enormous pride that we share with everyone that our very own Dr. G recently returned from a mission to Ethiopia! One of Dr. G's dreams has been to participate in a mission and help provide dental care for people in need throughout the world. Reporter Kristi Funderburk had an opportunity to catch up with Dr. Grazioso on her experience. It's an amazing read so we hope you enjoy it!
In addition, our very own Dr. G was recently interviewed by the Marshfield Mariner back in October 2014. Who knew World Smile Day was the first Friday in October? Reporter Nicole Sands was looking for a big authority on little teeth and tapped into our own Dr. G for some insight. It's a great article - we hope you enjoy!
Newborn Channel Videos
We believe that educating our patients is one of the best ways to help promote good oral hygiene and habits! Our practice undertakes a number of pro bono community outreach initiatives to help educate families. Recently, our very own Dr. Grazioso was asked by Orajel to create videos which are being run on the Newborn Channel within local hospitals. As a thought leader in the pediatric dental community, Dr. G was a natural choice for these videos. Click the links below to check them out!