Dr. Jack Gruber, DDS

How Clean Is Your Child’s Toothbrush?

Nearly every parent struggles with getting their kids to brush their teeth. Establishing proper dental habits is vitally important  to ensuring a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. While the focus is almost always on frequency and duration of tooth brushing, as well as the type of toothpaste being used, there is far less attention […]

Keeping Gums Healthy during Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment is a milestone for many kids and can help them attain a healthy, aligned smile in the future. Because it is also a costly investment, it’s important that kids with braces learn how to care for their teeth and gums throughout their treatment. Many are surprised to learn that braces can be a […]

Dental Care Strategies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Most parents will tell you, taking a child to see the dentist can be a stressful event. Kids rarely look forward to dental check-ups and teeth cleanings. Many children have irrational fears associated with the dentist. Yet, on some level, most children understand the importance of good dental care and having cavity-free teeth, even if […]

Stopping Gum Disease Before It Starts

What if someone told you that something your child does each and every day could lead to a serious health condition? Like any responsible parent, you would put an immediate stop to it. Yet, the majority of children are over-brushing their teeth, which has been found to be a contributing factor in the development of […]