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Does your child grind his/her teeth?

Many people don’t realize it, but bruxism (teeth grinding) is quite common in both children and adults.  For some children, the grinding is restricted to daytime hours, but nighttime grinding – while the child is asleep – is the most common form.  And according to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, bruxism can create a number… read more »

Dentist Columbia Asks: Are you caring for your infant’s teeth properly?

Did you know that good oral care starts the very day your child is born? According to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, even before your child’s first tooth develops, there are things that can affect the appearance and health of his or her teeth in the future. For example, did you know that a widely-used… read more »

Are you caring for your children’s dental health?

Oral health is vital for everyone, but especially for young children whose teeth are just beginning to come in. According to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, if not kept clean, children can suffer long-term effects such as bad breath. And bad breath hurts not only their health but also their self-esteem. If you don’t want… read more »

Is Your Child at Risk for Early Childhood Tooth Decay?

The typically healthy adult visits the dentist at least two times each year. But according to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, the average healthy 2-year-old has never seen the dentist, and by the time they start kindergarten, 25 percent of children have never been to a dentist, while dental decay is the single most common… read more »