Oral Health Associates Green Bay WI, Pediatric Dentistry Patient Holding Tooth
Oral Health Associates is proud to be your premier choice for family dentistry in Green Bay, WI. From your youngest to your oldest, we are delighted to see patients of all ages in our office.

It is without a doubt that a healthy mouth is a happy mouth. Oral health serves as the foundation for your well being, and it’s particularly critical during your child’s development. Taking care of your child’s pearly whites goes far beyond brushing and flossing for a minty, dazzling smile. Poor oral hygiene is linked to a number of health conditions and diseases including: cardiovascular disease, pneumonia, and diabetes among others, according to a review published by the American Society for Microbiology. Not to mention, poor oral hygiene can lead to cavities, tooth decay, and a number of other issues that could be detrimental to your child’s teeth. We are here to guide your family to healthy, clean, pristine, pearly white teeth that your children will be able to carry for a lifetime.

Your Child’s Green Bay, WI Family Dentist

As your trusted Green Bay, WI family dentist, it is our office’s pleasure and responsibility to ensure your child has a positive experience with us and looks forward to coming back for their visits every six months. It’s important to us that your child feels comfortable in the dentist’s chair. We want to see you and your family smile!

Is My Child Too Young or Too Old for a Pediatric Dentist?

According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, your child’s first dental visit should be scheduled as soon as their first tooth appears or no later than their first birthday, Seeing a dentist is a vital step in self care at any and all ages. Our pediatric dentists are specially trained in caring for younger, developing mouths as well as the needs of adolescents and young adults.

Although pediatric dentistry typically refers to patients between a few months to 21 years old, we have dentists in our office who would love to continue caring for your child throughout their adulthood – and perhaps one day, your grandchildren, as well.

We encourage you to call our office in Green Bay at (920) 437-3376 or contact us online for more information about pediatric dentistry, the age range, as well as appointment scheduling.

Your Child’s Visit With Us

Our pediatric dentists are incredibly thorough and compassionate. We do far more than a search for cavities and a deep teeth cleaning; we will monitor your child’s dental development and keep you up to date on how they’re doing and let you know if there are any potential issues.

Additionally, our dentists and hygienists at Oral Health Associates are always more than happy to educate you and your family on the best, most effective oral hygiene techniques to aid in healthy development. Although dental visits are generally every six months, we would be happy to assist you and answer any inquiries you have in between. Your family aren’t just patients to us; they are like an extension of our family, too.

Taking Care of Your Child’s Teeth on a Daily Basis

While we’re proud to provide some of the best when it comes to children’s dentistry, you should know that going to the dentist is only half the battle. The other half lies in maintaining great daily oral hygiene. That’s why we’re glad to give you several tips when it comes to taking care of your child’s teeth outside of your visits to your Green Bay, WI kid’s dentist. We recommend abiding by these tips:

  • You should help your child with his or her brushing until the age of about seven. For effective brushing, you’ll want to brush twice a day using a soft-bristled toothbrush that’s small enough to reach everywhere in your child’s mouth. Use just a pea-sized amount of toothpaste when brushing. If you have a baby whose teeth haven’t erupted yet, you should rub the gum area with a clean cloth after each feeding.
  • You’ll want to try curbing any harmful habits your child may have. Oral habits such as tongue thrusting, thumb sucking, pacifier sucking, and chewing on foreign objects can lead to orthodontic problems when continued over a long period of time. By cutting these bad habits out, you’ll help your child maintain a healthy smile.
  • You should provide your child with a well-balanced and healthy diet. It’s important to limit sugary snacks as the leftover sugar in your child’s mouth will emit acids that can erode tooth enamel and cause decay. Try to replace these sugar-filled snacks in your child’s diet with healthier foods, such as cheese, fruits, vegetables, and nuts. Also, drinking water is a great choice because it’s an effective way to wash any lingering acid off of your child’s teeth.

Contact Your Green Bay, WI Kid’s Dentist Today!

If you’re looking for a children’s or baby’s dentist, you’ve come to the right place! Please feel free to give us a call at (920) 437-3376 if you’d like to schedule a dental appointment for your child. We encourage you to contact us if you have any further questions about our pediatric dentistry services or our healthy oral hygiene habits for your child. We look forward to helping your child achieve a lifetime of healthy smiles!

COVID-19 Notice

Dear Patients:

We at Oral Health Associates hope this notice finds you and your family in good health. Over the last few months Green Bay has been through a lot, and we all are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. One thing that has not changed during this time is our commitment to the safety of you and our staff.

You may have noticed infection control has always been a top priority at our practice. Our established processes ensure you receive care that is both safe and comfortable. The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first contagious illness to have circulated our country, nor will it be the last. Over the lifetime of our practice we have successfully prevented the transmission of many infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Swine flu, H1N1, MERS, SARS in addition to our annual “flu season.” Furthermore, hepatitis in its many forms, HPV, herpes, etc. are all part of our everyday lives as your dental care team.

In addition to our standard and universal precautions we want to tell you of additional infection control procedures we have implemented. We follow the daily updates and recommendations of the American Dental Association, the CDC, and OSHA. You may notice the following changes at your next appointment:

  • ⦿ Our office will do a brief but thorough screening process prior to arriving at our office and when you arrive including taking your temperature.
  • ⦿ We have hand sanitizer present throughout our office including at the reception area when you enter and exit and ask that you please use it.
  • ⦿ We have removed difficult to clean items from our waiting rooms like magazines, children’s toys, etc.
  • ⦿ Social distancing will be considered as we allow increased space in our waiting room and the option to wait in your vehicle prior to your appointment.
  • ⦿ We request you please bring a mask for yourself to wear in our waiting room.
  • ⦿ Our staff will be wearing personal protective equipment at the highest available level which may include wearing masks and face shields for the entirety of your visit.
  • ⦿ We have installed multiple Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization Systems in our office which has proven very effective at safely filtering air within our office and killing many pathogens including SARS and other versions of coronaviruses.

We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you have regarding the steps we take to ensure the safety of everyone in our office. Thank you for being our patient and we look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors, and friends.


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