Dr. Mindy

Dr. Mindy

Dr. Malinda Maynard Husson, DDS, MSD is a dual trained board certified pediatric dentist and dental anesthesiologist. She is a mother of three and stays super busy at home with her toddler and twins! She enjoys meeting new families in the Richmond area and helping educate and care for the oral health needs of children of all ages.

Tips for Preventing Dental Cavities

Establishing regular dental visits for your child, every 6 months starting at or before age 1 is very important to maintain good dental health and prevent cavities. It is important for the whole family to create a habit of good dental hygiene and regular dental visits. Families who receive regular routine dental care and lead by example, help prevent cavities. Mouth fact: Cavity bugs are contagious from tooth to tooth…

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Do children need dental sealants?

Dental sealants are a quick, easy, and relatively cheap solution for preventing cavities.  Although the idea behind sealants is not new, they’re quickly becoming the go-to treatment for kids that are at high risk for dental decay. “WHAT ARE DENTAL SEALANTS?” Sealants are a plastic material that is placed in the groovy pits and fissures of the chewing surfaces of your teeth, particularly the permanent molars at the back because…

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