Fluoridated Water: Where, When, Why?

Fluoridated water is a controversial issue surrounding health news today. But for Dr. Erica Pitera and most pediatric dentists nationwide, the topic is not so controversial.  Today we’ll explain more about why our office recommends drinking fluoridated city water or adding fluoride tablets to well water. Childhood caries (the fancy word for tooth decay in… Continue reading Fluoridated Water: Where, When, Why?

April is National Facial Protection Month

Spring sports are just starting, and it’s got us thinking about an important component of any uniform – a mouth guard! Any time your child is engaged in an activity where their face can come in contact with something hard— another player, a ball, the pavement, etc. — it’s a time that they should be wearing a mouth guard.… Continue reading April is National Facial Protection Month

Thank You To Our Pediatric Dental Assistants!

National Dental Assistants Recognition Week (March 5-11, 2017) Once a year, dental offices across the country take some time to recognize the dental assistants in their practices. No dentist could successfully or efficiently do their work without trusty assistants by their side, and we couldn’t be luckier to have Lori and Kaytie as our dental assistants at… Continue reading Thank You To Our Pediatric Dental Assistants!

What is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist anyway?

A Pediatric Dentist like Dr. Erica Pitera is a specialist dedicated to the oral health of children and the monitoring of their facial growth and development. Our office is designed for treating children from infancy through adolescence, as well as the medically and the physically compromised. In our opinion, taking your child to see a… Continue reading What is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist anyway?