Drinking water is essential for growing your child's healthy smile. Not only does it help keep your child's mouth clean, but it keeps them hydrated and improves their oral health, too. Here are helpful tips from the board certified pediatric dentists at Jenkins and LeBlanc to encourage your child to drink more water. More
Does your child have a tendency to suck on their thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers? No worries parents! For many children, this behavior is completely normal. Often, children do this as a source of relaxation and comfort. However, if your child continues to suck on their fingers or thumbs beyond the eruption of their permanent teeth, dental problems may arise. More
Getting your child to brush their teeth can be quite a challenge. To children, brushing teeth can seem like a chore – and we all know how children like to avoid their chores! Whether you’re getting your child ready before school or winding down before bedtime, motivating your child to brush their teeth is no easy task.Here are ... More
Have you noticed that your child has tooth discoloration? Perhaps your child’s baby teeth are yellowing, or maybe you’ve noticed a tooth that is greyish in color. The good news is that many of the reasons for tooth discoloration are preventable, and many are also treatable. Let’s dig a little deeper.
Three Reasons for Tooth ... More
Good dental hygiene at all stages of tooth development is essential for growing a healthy smile. More
Dental sealants are a valuable option for keeping your child’s teeth cavity free. The board certified pediatric dentists at Jenkins & LeBlanc may recommend dental sealants as part of your child’s treatment. More
If your child is complaining about pain in their teeth, it's important to determine if the cause is actual damage or just sensitive teeth. Here are four reasons your child might be telling you their teeth are hurting. More
Enter Jenkins & LeBlanc's "The Sweetest Smile Contest"We Love To Make Kids Smile! That's why we're inviting parents to share pictures of their children's smile with us! Sweet smiles, toothless smiles, messy smiles - we want to see it all! Enter our "The Sweetest Smile Contest" for a chance to win a FREE ipad! More
At Jenkins & LeBlanc, our board certified pediatric dentists are experts in the dental health needs of children and adolescents.
Here are some of the stories parents have shared with us about the positive experiences their children have had at our offices. More
Dental Sedation FAQ's
Endorsed by the American Dental Association, dental sedation is a routine, safe method used to relax patients during dental procedures.Why is Dental Sedation Necessary?Under some circumstances, sedation may be needed for complex, extensive dental procedures like fillings, crowns, and extractions. It may ... More