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The Importance of Dental Hygiene with Braces

October is notably categorized as the month of candy and spooky surprises, but what most people do not realize is that throughout the United States, October is designated National Orthodontics Health Month! Our team here at Michael J. Leach, D.D.S. Pediatric Dentistry, is dedicated to partnering with our local orthodontic offices to bring awareness about the […]

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 […]

5 Best Dental Books for Kids

Kids love to read about the adventures their favorite characters embark on which makes dental books one of the best resources for preparing your child for their first dental visit. Books provide a gateway to the imagination of a child and allows them to look at situations that may seem daunting at first in a […]

Dr. Leach’s Summer Bingo Patient Contest

Happy summer! We are excited to announce our summer patient contest🌞 Download your bingo board now and start earning your way to B.I.N.G.O.! Once you have bingo, bring your board and photos of you completing each activity to our office and receive a coupon for a FREE MILKSHAKE from our friends at Chick-fil-A Windward! Every […]

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 […]