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

Prevent Childhood Tooth Decay with Dental Sealants

Prevent Childhood Tooth Decay with Dental Sealants

Last updated on October 14th, 2019 at 10:29 amCavities are a common problem for children that can begin at an early age. Approximately one fifth of kids ages 2-4 and over fifty percent of eight year old children are affected. Dental sealants can help! Sealants are a thin plastic covering placed on the grooves of the posterior chewing teeth or molars. Sealants prevent decay on the chewing surfaces by... 

Worried About Letting Your Kids Get Dental X-rays?

Worried About Letting Your Kids Get Dental X-rays?

Last updated on September 2nd, 2019 at 07:46 pmLet us help calm your fears! We are concerned about radiation too, so we want you to have the facts you need to make an educated decision when it comes to your children. We want you to know the truth about dental x-rays. Just to break it down for you, below is chart of the radiation doses you receive from different x-rays. An annual maximum occupational... 

The Happy Visit: A Child’s First Trip to the Dentist

The Happy Visit: A Child’s First Trip to the Dentist

Last updated on September 2nd, 2019 at 07:47 pmYou want your child’s first experience at the dentist to be a positive one no matter what age they are. A child going to the dentist for the first time is often a handful of anxieties. Any dentist or hygienist using the right techniques can transform the most terrified child into a cooperative patient who is no longer afraid – a child who will... 

Flossing Your Kid’s Teeth – Just 3 Simple Steps

Flossing Your Kid’s Teeth – Just 3 Simple Steps

Last updated on September 2nd, 2019 at 07:48 pmI have talked a lot about the importance of good oral hygiene and starting healthy habits with your kids at a young age. Hopefully you now know the importance of kids starting their daily routines at a young age. This includes not only tooth brushing but also flossing. Flossing is a step that a lot of parents neglect because they don’t understand the... 

Springtime Sports: How to Handle Kids’ Teeth Injuries

Springtime Sports: How to Handle Kids’ Teeth Injuries

Last updated on September 2nd, 2019 at 07:53 pmWith 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... 

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...