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

Don’t Pull Your Hair Out Over Brushing Your Kids’ Teeth

Don’t Pull Your Hair Out Over Brushing Your Kids’ Teeth

Whining at tooth-brushing time can make you want to pull your own hair out. We know a better solution than threatening to take them to the dentist and pulling their teeth out instead. How exactly can you get your kids into the bathroom and brushing their teeth correctly? Don’t feel like the Lone Ranger when it comes to having problems getting kids to follow through with tooth brushing. Survey results... 

Caring for Baby Teeth Means Healthier “Grown-Up” Teeth

Caring for Baby Teeth Means Healthier “Grown-Up” Teeth

Last updated on June 12th, 2021 at 01:03 pmBaby teeth are referred to as many things such as; deciduous, milk teeth, temporary or primary teeth. These teeth are the first set of teeth that a child develops. They develop in the womb and become noticeable in the mouth during the infant years. Permanent teeth are those which replace the baby teeth when they fall out. Deciduous dentition consists of central... 

Braces for Your Child: A Life Changing Decision

Braces for Your Child: A Life Changing Decision

Last updated on March 16th, 2021 at 03:12 pmWe understand that getting braces is a really big decision. Your dentist or orthodontist will walk you through your options carefully and help you determine what the best type of treatment is for your individual child’s needs. When you consider braces for your child, you are making a decision that will change his or her life forever. Starting young can... 

My Kid Has a GREAT Smile! How Could He Have Tooth Decay?

My Kid Has a GREAT Smile! How Could He Have Tooth Decay?

Last updated on November 8th, 2020 at 02:41 pmWe as parents care about our children’s smiles; knowing this, it’s hard to understand all the media attention around the rise in “dental surgeries”. Who are these kids and what’s going on? The answer will surprise you. We are not looking at neglected children. This is a widespread problem affecting children across demographics. These children... 

Kids and Flouride: How Important is it…Really?

Kids and Flouride: How Important is it…Really?

Last updated on November 8th, 2020 at 02:49 pm Fluoride is a mineral that is naturally occurring in water and certain foods. On a daily basis we lose and gain minerals from the enamel layer on our teeth. These processes are known as demineralization or remineralization. Acids are formed in our mouths from sugar and bacteria which then attach to our tooth surface. There are minerals like fluoride or... 

Dental Care During Your Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Dental Care During Your Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Last updated on November 8th, 2020 at 02:54 pmWe all know that what you eat during pregnancy affects the growth of your baby. Did you also know that what you eat affects the development of your baby’s teeth? Teeth begin to develop between the third and sixth month of pregnancy and what you eat or don’t eat while pregnant can have long lasting affects on your baby’s teeth. It is important to make...