It has been a year of firsts. First smile. First food. First tooth. First steps and first words. Your little bundle of joy never ceases to amaze you with the changes from day-to-day. Your child’s first tooth probably appeared when they were 6 – 9 months of age. However, don’t be alarmed if your child is toothless on their first... read more »
Smiles say so much at any age. That's why we are excited about our Birthday Club, specifically designed for children from birth to age 7. By enrolling, you will receive valuable information about your growing child's dental development, and your child will receive a yearly birthday gift. Our team at Gulland Orthodontics is excited to partner with you during these early years when there will be so much to learn about your child's developing smile.
We are all about smiles – from the very first toothless grins to bright and beautiful senior photo smiles. An attractive smile gives your child increased self-esteem and the confidence to fulfill their dreams. We believe everyone deserves to get out there and #GOsmile!
With offices in Hermitage and Greenville, Pennsylvania, Dr. Gulland's orthodontic office has been a fixture in the tri-county area since 1990.
The “Terrific Two’s”! It’s all about perspective, right? This is a hectic, yet exciting time in the life of your toddler. So much to see, learn and explore. So many changes. It can be exhausting and exhilarating all at the same time! Last birthday your toddler may have had one or two pearly whites! Now when you look in their... read more »
Congratulations! The “terrible”, or “terrific”, two’s are now behind you! Your youngster has grown so much and is learning so many new things! One thing that may not have changed from your child’s last birthday is the number of baby teeth they have. Children get a total of 20 primary or baby teeth. Your child may have had all of... read more »
The last year has flown by! Your child is not a toddler any longer. They have grown into a little boy or girl! New interests. New activities. Learning so many things! Continuing to take great care of those baby teeth is still so important. Baby teeth are essential for not only proper chewing and eating, but also for maintaining space... read more »
Hard to believe how much your child has grown and learned this past year! If they haven’t begun a pre-school program yet, this just might be the year! Some children at this age will begin to lose baby teeth, but don’t worry if a visit from the “Tooth Fairy” doesn’t happen at age 5. Everyone’s timing is a little different.... read more »
Wow, it is hard to believe how fast 6 years can go! In the blink of an eye, your helpless little bundle of joy has grown into a little child ready to take on the world! This year Kindergarten is most likely on the horizon which will open the opportunity for your little one to learn and experience so many... read more »
The American Association of Orthodontists recommends a first visit to the orthodontist at age 7. Don’t worry! Most 7-year-olds don’t require orthodontic intervention. In fact, Dr. Gulland is very conservative in his approach and would prefer to initiate treatment when all the permanent teeth have erupted (usually around age 12). But there is a “shortlist” of problems that are best... read more »