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Teenage child with braces
Jun 4, 2019, 7:32 PM
If your child is undergoing orthodontic treatment and you’re planning a summer vacation, there are a few things you can do to be prepared. Plan on packing a few things to bring with you on vacation, including the following:
Young girl smiling
May 23, 2019, 11:00 PM
Having dental work done can be very stressful for children, but the anxiety may not end once the procedure is over. Some children feel nervous after getting dental work done. Luckily there are a few ways for parents and…
Baby with toothbrush
May 9, 2019, 11:02 PM
Your child’s baby teeth will play a vital role in his or her future smile. Baby teeth serve many functions and it’s just as important to care for them as it is to care for adult teeth. In order to keep your child’s teeth…
Young lady in dental chair with staff in background
Apr 23, 2019, 4:56 PM
The advancement in orthodontic device technology is quite impressive in recent years. Because of all the devices and treatments available today it has become increasingly popular for people of all ages to begin orthodontic…
2 Children playing ball outside
Apr 10, 2019, 7:56 PM
Now that spring has arrived, many of us know that it’s time to clean the house. However, spring cleaning doesn’t just pertain to your job or your house, it should also be part of your oral health routine. Regular preventative…
Young child smiling
Mar 29, 2019, 7:44 PM
Baby teeth are important to the development of your child’s health and his or her adult teeth. Because of this, we here at Little Smiles of Delaware will do all we can to save the baby teeth from being prematurely extracted.…
Young shild with tooth pain
Mar 11, 2019, 10:43 PM
Tooth sensitivity can be miserable, especially for children who have weaker tooth enamel. Sensitive teeth can cause pain when chewing, speaking, or even breathing cool air. The main cause of tooth sensitivity is the wearing…
Child with a galss of soda
Feb 25, 2019, 10:14 PM
It may surprise you to learn that around 75% of American children are consuming some form of caffeine every day. This can be blamed on increased coffee and energy drink consumption among children. It’s obvious that caffeine…
Child bitting his nails
Feb 11, 2019, 10:44 PM
Not only can nail-biting be a difficult habit to break, but it can also be bad for your dental health. Nail biting leaves your fingertips red, swollen, and painful and it can also cause the teeth to become cracked or…
Young woman bitting pen
Jan 28, 2019, 11:14 PM
Allowing your child to use his or her teeth improperly may cause the teeth to become cracked or fractured. Cracked or fractures in teeth are the third leading cause of tooth loss in the US. If your child is using his or her…