Dr. Herrin’s Blog

Marietta Pediatric Dentist Helps Children Fight against Tooth Decay

One of the first things children learn to do is how to give themselves proper oral care, which helps them fight against one of the true dangers of teeth loss: tooth decay. With the help of parents and the children’s local Marietta pediatric dentist, children can be educated on the proper care of their teeth and not have to develop early jitters about undergoing dental procedures throughout their childhood and early adolescence. Continue reading “Marietta Pediatric Dentist Helps Children Fight against Tooth Decay”

East Cobb Pediatric Dentist Provides Needed Care for Children’s Teeth

Good dental care is something that every child needs. As their teeth are still developing, kids should be taught about how to properly protect their ivories by developing good dental habits. These include learning to properly brush teeth twice a day and limiting the intake of sweets. As a parent, the biggest problem that you should look out for is the development of tooth decay; left untreated, cavities will form and eventually lead to pain, infection, and tooth loss. Your greatest ally in ensuring that your children’s teeth are safe would be a pediatric dentist in East Cobb like Dr. Brent Herrin of Herrin Pediatric Dentistry. Continue reading “East Cobb Pediatric Dentist Provides Needed Care for Children’s Teeth”

Regular Visits to a Marietta Pediatric Dentist Reduces Risk of Cavities

Tooth cavities, or decay, remains to be the top chronic childhood illness among children, and a dental problem that could negatively affect their eating, speaking, and even learning abilities. If left untreated, not only will tooth decay hamper their social development and lower their self-esteem, but it can also lead to health conditions that can carry on until adulthood. Continue reading “Regular Visits to a Marietta Pediatric Dentist Reduces Risk of Cavities”

East Cobb Dentistry for Children: Ensuring Your Child’s Dental Health

As a parent, you’ll want your children to confidently smile at you with a healthy and full set of teeth. Considering that children usually have a strong liking for sweets and dislike brushing their teeth, it can be hard to maintain their little chompers. Fortunately, regular visits to an East Cobb pediatric dentist like Dr. Brent Herrin of Herrin Pediatric Dentistry can help with this. It’s been noted that 7.5 million children between ages 6 and 12 experienced a toothache within a six-month period and most of these toothaches were caused by tooth decay, something a visit to a dentist can detect and prevent. Continue reading “East Cobb Dentistry for Children: Ensuring Your Child’s Dental Health”

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Body: Why Consult a Marietta Pediatric Dentist?

It might seem very unlikely, but your kid’s dental health might determine their overall health and well-being in the future.

An article by Paul Swiech at Pantagraph.com collated several recommendations from dentists all over America, and they all agreed on one thing: To have a healthy mouth is to have a healthy body. Continue reading “Healthy Teeth, Healthy Body: Why Consult a Marietta Pediatric Dentist?”

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Coronavirus Update

In response to the uncharted territory of COVID-19 and commitment to protect our patients, employees, and community at large, Herrin Pediatric Dentistry will be closed the next 2 weeks (with a planned reopening of March 30th). We will reassess at the end of this time period and hope to reopen then. If you are experiencing a dental emergency, please call our office for assistance, we will continue to see emergency patients on a case by case basis. Any appointments cancelled during this time will be rescheduled as soon as we are open again and we will reach out to make a new appointment time ASAP.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. We encourage and urge everyone to practice social distancing to limit the spread of this virus so we can keep each other safe and resume our regular lives as quickly as possible. Please remain vigilant and remember that even if you are asymptomatic you can still spread COVID-19 to others. We are thinking about each of our patients and families during this difficult time and praying for the safety of everyone.