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

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... 

Should You Worry If Your Child Grinds Their Teeth?

Should You Worry If Your Child Grinds Their Teeth?

Last updated on November 1st, 2017 at 12:55 pmTeeth grinding, formally known as bruxism, is more common in children than most parents realize. Bruxism involves grinding, clenching, or gnashing of the teeth during the night, often leading to headaches, earaches, facial pain, jaw problems, and tooth damage. Two out of every ten children experience bruxism sometime in their lives. Although bruxism does... 

How to Deal with Your Child’s Class II, Division 2 Bite

How to Deal with Your Child’s Class II, Division 2 Bite

Last updated on September 18th, 2017 at 03:19 pmClass II, Division 2 Malocclusion occurs when your child’s upper anterior teeth are tilted back toward his or her mouth, causing the lower jaw to be pushed back in a retruded positon. While many patients suffer from Class II, Division 2 Malocclusion, these cases are easily treatable! Once your child’s smile has been classified as Class II, Division... 

How to Recognize If Your Child Has An Airway Problem

How to Recognize If Your Child Has An Airway Problem

Last updated on March 9th, 2018 at 10:17 amHave you noticed any unnatural or worrisome behavior in your child’s sleeping patterns? For example, does your child snore, even as an infant? Does your child gasp for air, appear to choke, or thrash around in his or her sleep? If so, you may want to have your child’s airway development evaluated. We all know proper breathing habits are essential to our...