When a child loses their first tooth, it’s a big milestone! As children start to show their jack-o-lantern smiles, parents often start to wonder how the adult teeth might grow in. With the naked eye, it is completely impossible to tell what your child’s smile will look like once they have their full set of adult teeth. Will there be crowding? Will they have crooked front teeth or an overbite? Did their thumb sucking causing permanent problems? More importantly, how can you se
We all know that it is important to go to the dentist for regular cleanings and checkups, but did you know that your dentist is doing much more than cleaning during your appointment? The health of your whole mouth is important, and your dentist conducts a variety of screenings to determine the status of your oral health. In addition to cavities and gum disease, a dentist can even find signs of sinus infections, diabetes and oral cancer. Pediatric dentists have additional thin
As children’s bodies grow and change, it is very hard to juggle every milestone with the next step in preventive dental and oral health care. Most parents may not even think to ask, “When does my child need to visit the orthodontist for the first time?” While braces and orthodontia are often associated with the pre-teen and teenage years, it is recommended that a child’s first orthodontic evaluation is scheduled at the age of 6 or 7. This may seem early, but there is good rea
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If you love Jungle Roots please vote for "Best Dentist" in Ahwatukee. VOTE HERE Thank you! At Jungle Roots Children’s Dentistry, we strive to provide the highest comprehensive children’s dental care in a unique, fun-filled environment staffed by a team of caring, energetic professionals. We believe the establishment of a “dental home” at an early a
Welcome to the Jungle!!! At Jungle Roots Children’s Dentistry, we strive to provide the highest comprehensive children’s dental care in a unique, fun-filled environment staffed by a team of caring, energetic professionals. Every aspect of our practice is designed to fulfill this mission statement, so you and your family will enter our offices knowing that every member of our staff is dedicated to providing you with the best possible dental experience. Environment plays a part
Animals have teeth with specific shapes, sizes and quantities depending on what they eat and what their teeth need to be used for. Predators need sharper pointy teeth, while grazers need strong flat teeth. In the last few posts we have learned about the differences and similarities in the teeth of humans and other mammals but what about other types of animals like reptiles, fish and birds? Are their teeth like ours? Do they even have teeth? Additionally, nature is not always