About Bill Williams

I am a family dentist who treats children as well as adults. Making smiles people love, extreme makeovers and complex dental reconstruction is our niche including implants, TMJ, orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. As a participant in the blog, I will be offering dental perspectives on pediatric safety and health care options on a regular basis. I can be reached at www.suwaneedental.com. Blessings to all! Dr Williams is a member of the PedSafe Expert team

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Articles by Bill

Springtime Sports: How to Handle Kids’ Teeth Injuries

Springtime Sports: How to Handle Kids’ Teeth Injuries

With the beginning of the spring sports season, we see an increased amount of trauma to children’s teeth. Many parents wonder what they need to do, who they need to see. Your family dentist is usually the best place to start. Most emergency rooms do not have a dentist on staff and may not have the expertise that your dentist does. The most common sports injuries are (1) fractured or chipped teeth,... 

Sweets for Kids at the Holidays? What Dentist Approved That?

Sweets for Kids at the Holidays? What Dentist Approved That?

Last updated on December 31st, 2018 at 02:06 pmNow that the holiday season is in full force, you’ve probably noticed an increased availability of sweets everywhere you turn. Your child’s teacher asks for everyone to bring a candy to exchange, the dance recital serves punch and cookies afterward, and don’t forget the homemade fudge at Grandma’s house. Is it possible to prevent dental problems... 

How to Care For Your Child if They Chip a Tooth

How to Care For Your Child if They Chip a Tooth

Last updated on December 10th, 2018 at 06:30 pmAs parents, we do our best to care for our children when accidents or injuries occur. In dentistry, one of the most common dental emergencies that family and pediatric dentists see is chipped teeth. By being prepared and knowing how to handle a chipped tooth, you can ensure your child is well looked after from the moment the injury occurs to when your... 

Best Dental Hygiene For Your Child, From Baby to Teenager

Best Dental Hygiene For Your Child, From Baby to Teenager

Last updated on October 14th, 2018 at 08:24 pm A smile is important at every age, but especially for children. The health of a child’s smile today can affect his or her oral health decades down the road.Here are a few important things that your dentist wants you to know in regard to helping children of all ages have healthy teeth for life. Infancy Pediatricians and pediatric dentists recommend... 

When Should Kids Get Their First Orthodontic Evaluation?

When Should Kids Get Their First Orthodontic Evaluation?

Last updated on September 16th, 2018 at 02:58 pmPediatric dentists play a key role in monitoring the health and development of your child’s smile. One of the most significant aspects of orofacial development is how your child’s teeth bite (occlude) together. Both orthodontic experts and pediatric dentists recommend that all children have an orthodontic evaluation by the time they reach age 7. At... 

FAQ You Need to Know About Dental Sealants For Your Child

FAQ You Need to Know About Dental Sealants For Your Child

Last updated on July 15th, 2018 at 07:31 pmIf you’ve brought your child into the dentist’s office for a checkup lately, you might have heard them talk about dental sealants. Sealants are a protective coating that we place on permanent molars after they erupt, to reduce your child’s risk of tooth decay. Because they cover the deep grooves and crevices of hard-to-clean areas, sealants help children...