Junior Smiles Blog

Preparing Your Child For Their First Dentist Visit

  • Posted by Dr. Dylan Bordonaro, DMD
  • On April 3, 2019
Preparing your child for their first dentist visit involves answering a lot of questions. Children may wonder what the dentist does, why they have to go, and if it will be painful, while parents may wonder what to do if any dental hygiene issues are discovered. In this post, we will talk a little bit […]
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Early Childhood Tooth Decay: Causes & Prevention

  • Posted by Dr. T Jay Robinson, DMD
  • On March 20, 2019
Early childhood tooth decay can begin as soon as your child has their first tooth. Sometimes referred to as baby bottle tooth decay, this dental issue is important to tackle right away since the longer it is left untreated, the more likely that pain, infection and further decay can occur. Let’s take a look at […]
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When Should You Schedule Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

  • Posted by Dr. Dylan Bordonaro, DMD
  • On March 6, 2019
  Did you know: The first visit is free for kids under 3 Your child’s first dentist appointment is an important first step for developing strong dental health and habits. The first visit is also equally important for parents since babies and small children require help with brushing, dental safety and dietary habits. In this […]
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Junior Smiles Dental Poster Contest

  • Posted by Dr. Dylan Bordonaro, DMD
  • On February 26, 2019
Junior Smiles set up a coloring station and held a dental poster contest.  We asked kids to make posters about going to the dentist.  Six were selected by our staff for voting:    We accepted poster votes from both Facebook and Instagram and received a total of 10 votes. The winner was the super hero below […]
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Junior Smiles Children’s Dentistry Ugly Sweater Contest

  • Posted by Dr. Dylan Bordonaro, DMD
  • On February 24, 2019
The staff at Junior Smiles Children’s Dentistry had an ugly sweater face off in the office. The staff wore their favorite ugly sweater to work, yes, this included both Dr. T Jay Robinson and Dr. Dylan Bordonaro! We had photos taken to be posted on our Facebook page Instagram account for our Junior Smiles families […]
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Dentist on reporting child abuse and neglect

  • Posted by Dr. Dylan Bordonaro, DMD
  • On July 13, 2018
This article was originally published in 2017 on www.co4kids.org and features Junior Smiles' pediatric dentist, Dr. Dylan Bordonaro.  The article is republished here with permission: Introduction For February, National Children’s Dental Health Awareness Month, CO4Kids reached out to pediatric dentist campaign partners to feature the role they play in identifying, reporting and preventing child abuse and neglect […]
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