Meet Dr. Kelly Klontz, Orthodontist

Date posted: March 27, 2018

Meet Dr. Kelly Klontz, Orthodontist OTC: Hello Dr. Kelly! We’re thrilled to welcome you as the newest member of On The Cusp Pediatric Dentistry team. Can you tell us a little about why you joined the team? DK: I love treating kids and OTC needed an orthodontist. So it filled a niche! Now, it will Read More »

Preventing Cavities and Decay

Date posted: December 21, 2016

  Above chicken pox, HFM disease, and even the common cold, tooth decay is the #1 disease of childhood. Cavities, decay, and tooth aches account for more missed days of school than any other than any childhood illness. Besides daily brushing and flossing, we recommend cleanings with fluoride treatment every six months to retain a Read More »

Choosing the Right Family Dentist

Date posted: October 17, 2016

  We get questions from friends and family members all the time on how to best choose a dentist for their children. The truth is: ALL CHILDREN NEED TO SEE A DENTIST. Two things you should know before choosing a dentist for your child: 1. Most general practicing dentists do not see babies, and for that, Read More »

When to Expect Your Baby’s Teeth to Come in

Date posted: July 29, 2016

Have you ever found yourself concerned about when your newborn’s teeth should be coming in? Patients often ask when they should expect the first teeth to appear. While the age range for teeth appearing varies, you can expect to start seeing teeth around 6 months of age. If your baby is 6 months and not showing any Read More »

The Best Way to Clean Your Baby’s Teeth

Date posted: July 18, 2016

  Many first-time parents often wonder about how to best clean their baby’s mouth. You might be wondering the same thing: how can I make sure my baby’s mouth is clean? When your baby is born, one of the very first things we do is feed them—you probably guessed how important that is! An easy Read More »

When Should I Take My Child to the Dentist?

Date posted: May 26, 2016

  Parents are often unsure about when they should take their child to see the dentist for the first time. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the best time to take your child to the dentist for the first time is either when their first tooth comes in, or no later than age Read More »

Rustic Cuff

Date posted: February 16, 2016

We love to share the love, which is why we’re giving you a chance to win a Rustic Cuff Travel Bag stuffed with cuffs ($200+ value) this month! Here’s how you can win: Existing Patients: Every patient visit during the month of February is worth one (1) entry, when you schedule your next appointment or 6 month check-up during Read More »

One of the Top Reasons Kids Miss School

Date posted: October 28, 2015

One of the Top Reasons Kids Miss School… Dental Problems. Toothaches are one of the main reasons children miss school or don’t perform well in school. Toothaches can be very disruptive to learning! Did you know that a toothache can cause a child to score lower on tests and act out in class? Just imagine Read More »

Is Fluoride Really Bad?

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Is Fluoride Really Bad? There are a lot of websites out there that say fluoride is harmful to kids’ teeth. But is fluoride really dangerous for your child? What’s the deal with fluoride? Fluoride strengthens tooth enamel. It makes the enamel as strong as Superman when it comes to fighting cavities or tooth decay. Without Read More »