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

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... 

When Will My Kids See Their Grown-up Smile?

When Will My Kids See Their Grown-up Smile?

Last updated on June 6th, 2018 at 11:59 amWhen your child is born, he or she has two sets of teeth in the jaw bone.  These teeth started developing early on during gestation, and they continue to form until they’re ready to erupt through the gums and into the mouth. Your infant will typically start cutting teeth around the age of 6 months to 1 year of age.  This first set of teeth is called primary... 

How Important is it to Treat Your Child’s Tooth Decay?

How Important is it to Treat Your Child’s Tooth Decay?

Last updated on April 11th, 2018 at 11:40 amAs parents, it’s natural to wonder why a child needs to have a cavity filled, especially if it’s in a baby tooth. “Won’t that tooth eventually fall out?” you ask. Yes, it will. But there are some very important reasons why your family or pediatric dentist will want to preserve that primary tooth for as long as possible.Spread of Infection to Other... 

How to Protect Your Child’s Teeth From Valentine’s Day Candy

How to Protect Your Child’s Teeth From Valentine’s Day Candy

Last updated on March 4th, 2018 at 02:22 pmLike anything that we consider “unhealthy” — French fries, soda, or ice-cream — moderation is key. It’s the same when it comes to Valentine’s Day candy for your child. Although baby teeth develop cavities at a far faster rate than adult teeth do, it’s ok for your child to enjoy a small amount of sugar every now and then. The key is to limit how... 

Is It Safe for My Child to Whiten Their Teeth? How?

Is It Safe for My Child to Whiten Their Teeth? How?

Last updated on March 2nd, 2018 at 11:41 amAs your child’s smile begins to blossom into his or her permanent grin, you may notice that his or her baby teeth are significantly whiter and brighter than his or her secondary teeth. This is completely normal! Primary teeth tend to naturally appear whiter, which tends to worry some parents. These concerns lead to the question, “Is my child old enough... 

Do-It-Yourself Braces: Just Say No and Save Your Child’s Smile

Do-It-Yourself Braces: Just Say No and Save Your Child’s Smile

Last updated on January 1st, 2018 at 02:48 pmAs Do-It-Yourself (DIY) crafts and projects are climbing in popularity among teens, the trend has surprisingly migrated into the field of orthodontics. Believe it or not, teenagers across the United States are taking their smile into their own hands. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, almost 13% of dentists are seeing patients who have...