Michael J. Leach D.D.S. Pediatric Dentistry

The ABCs of Pediatric Dentistry

You want the best possible oral care for your child, and sometimes that means discussions with the doctor or his team that involve technical terms, which can be hard to comprehend. We are here to provide a quick resource for parents to reference when they are unsure about the meaning of the top terms used […]

How Do I Get My Toddler to Brush Their Teeth?

It is totally appropriate for developing toddlers to seek to do things independently. Toddlers are known to say and express “I want to do it by myself!” in many different ways, especially when it involves something they are not thrilled about or used to doing! It can seem difficult to get your child to brush […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Santa, We Know Him! 🎅 Father Christmas, himself, made an appearance at the pediatric dental office of Michael J. Leach, D.D.S. this past Friday, and it was magical. Our waiting area transformed into the North Pole overnight, complete with hot cocoa, Christmas music, crafts, and even some of Santa’s elves! Wide-eyed children made their way […]

Christmas Wish Donation Drive

What comes to mind when you think about the upcoming holiday season? Joy, gifts, Christmas cheer, family and friends. For most of us, that would probably be an excellent start to our list; however, there are many local children who go without experiencing these happy times. For this reason, Michael J. Leach, D.D.S. Pediatric Dentistry, […]

What Candy Is Best for Your Kid’s Teeth?

Every kid’s favorite spooky and sugar-filled holiday is quickly approaching, and the infamous candy mound on your kitchen table is inevitable. Are all candies really that bad for your child’s teeth? Thankfully no, if proper brushing and flossing accompany it or having it as an occasional treat. We are not going to tell you to […]

Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist?

Choosing a dentist for your child is just as important as choosing what pediatrician they are going to see. So how can you know that you are choosing the best option for your child? Below we have outlined the top reasons to choose a pediatric dentist over a family or general dentist to establish as […]

When Should My Child Have Their First Dentist Appointment?

Chances are, during your child’s first year of life you are focusing on keeping them healthy, smiling, and exploring the world around them not on their oral development. However, did you know that maintaining your child’s oral health from an early age is crucial to setting them up for oral success and overall health well-being […]