About Bill Williams

I am a family dentist who treats children as well as adults. Making smiles people love, extreme makeovers and complex dental reconstruction is our niche including implants, TMJ, orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. As a participant in the blog, I will be offering dental perspectives on pediatric safety and health care options on a regular basis. I can be reached at www.suwaneedental.com. Blessings to all! Dr Williams is a member of the PedSafe Expert team

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Articles by Bill

Should Kids “Motor Mouth”? (do they need an electric toothbrush?)

Should Kids “Motor Mouth”? (do they need an electric toothbrush?)

Has your dentist recommended an electric toothbrush for your child? Why spend the money? You didn’t have one and turned out just fine, right? Well you may not have had a car seat as a child either but does that mean it was right? Clinical research shows that electric toothbrushes are far superior to manual brushing when it comes to removing plaque and preventing gum disease. Children who lack the... 

Does Your Child Grind Their Teeth at Night?

Does Your Child Grind Their Teeth at Night?

It is not uncommon for parents to be concerned about their child grinding their teeth at night. The involuntary action of grinding one’s teeth, often during sleep, is called bruxism. Usually, a parent’s first sign of bruxism is the noise that can be heard when the child is grinding their teeth during sleep. The parent may also notice the teeth getting shorter or wearing down to the dentition. There... 

My Child Has a Toothache, Help!

My Child Has a Toothache, Help!

Last updated on April 4th, 2022 at 07:21 pmIt’s very difficult when your child is in any pain and toothaches can happen in your little ones. Let’s start by addressing what could be the cause of their toothache: their diet. If your children eat excessive candy or drink a lot of soft drinks, they may experience decay or cavities. The bacteria that live in your child’s mouth breaks sugar down into... 

My Child Has a Mouth Sore – What Can I Do?

My Child Has a Mouth Sore – What Can I Do?

Last updated on December 11th, 2021 at 09:31 pmMouth sores come in many different forms and are quite common in people of all ages, including young children. These irritating lesions usually aren’t a cause for concern, but can be quite annoying and painful. They can make eating, drinking and brushing teeth uncomfortable. However, there are several steps you can take to relieve your child of pain... 

Don’t Pull Your Hair Out Over Brushing Your Kids’ Teeth

Don’t Pull Your Hair Out Over Brushing Your Kids’ Teeth

Last updated on December 11th, 2021 at 09:34 pmWhining at tooth-brushing time can make you want to pull your own hair out. We know a better solution than threatening to take them to the dentist and pulling their teeth out instead. How exactly can you get your kids into the bathroom and brushing their teeth correctly? Don’t feel like the Lone Ranger when it comes to having problems getting kids... 

Caring for Baby Teeth Means Healthier “Grown-Up” Teeth

Caring for Baby Teeth Means Healthier “Grown-Up” Teeth

Last updated on June 12th, 2021 at 01:03 pmBaby teeth are referred to as many things such as; deciduous, milk teeth, temporary or primary teeth. These teeth are the first set of teeth that a child develops. They develop in the womb and become noticeable in the mouth during the infant years. Permanent teeth are those which replace the baby teeth when they fall out. Deciduous dentition consists of central...