Category: Pediatric Dentist

You might think that since your child only has his or her baby teeth, that you don’t need to worry about tooth decay. Unfortunately, that thought is incorrect. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 48% of children ages 2 to 11 will develop tooth decay, or a cavity, in their baby […]

There are so many questions that come with caring for a small child. When should I feed him? How often does she need to be changed? Is he too hot in that outfit? Does she need a blanket? One common question that Monrovia pediatric dentist Dr. Q hears from her pediatric patients’ parents is, “How […]

Many parents ask Monrovia pediatric dentist Dr. Q, “At what age should I take my child to the dentist for the first time?” The answer, for some, is surprising. Toddlers should see the dentist at age 1, even if they are still teething. An early visit to the dentist is a great way to ensure […]

A teething baby, while sometimes cranky, is a new milestone for a young family. It symbolizes that their little baby is growing up and will soon be a toddler, eating table food, walking and more. Monrovia pediatric dentist Dr. Q finds that when it comes to baby teeth, many parents are unsure of how to […]