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A young boy biting his nails
Sep 14, 2020, 9:07 PM
Bad biting habits often start in childhood but can potentially follow your kids into adulthood. If these habits aren’t broken, they can damage your child’s long-term oral health. Prevent your children from developing these…
A tube of toothpaste
Aug 24, 2020, 8:59 PM
All the different varieties of toothpaste at the grocery store can be overwhelming! There are gels, pastes, different flavors, and empty promises abound - whiter teeth, healthier teeth, cavity-fighting formulas! It’s hard to…
An image of food that contains calcium with the word
Aug 10, 2020, 4:10 PM
Getting enough calcium is crucial for helping kids grow and keeping bones and teeth healthy. It's not surprising that children who consume the recommended daily serving of calcium are more likely to develop stronger and…
A baby smiling
Jul 27, 2020, 10:25 AM
Even though baby teeth are temporary, it’s still vital to start building an early foundation for good oral hygiene. You can start caring for your baby’s oral health before any teeth even erupt! Simply wiping your baby’s gums…
A young boy biting his nails
Jul 13, 2020, 12:07 PM
If your child has a habit of nail-biting, he or she is not alone. It’s a very common habit, and it typically begins in childhood. It’s a difficult habit to break in adulthood, so it’s a good idea to address this habit when…
Toothbrush with toothpaste on it running under water
Jun 22, 2020, 11:00 AM
The way that you take care of your toothbrush can impact your oral health. Many of us don’t think twice about how we’re cleaning and storing our toothbrush, but it’s something we should pay more attention to! There are ways…
An image of a filling in a tooth
Jun 8, 2020, 8:54 PM
Our Delaware, Ohio pediatric dental office offers a few different types of dental fillings. Many parents are most familiar with traditional amalgam fillings. These are the silver ones that sit on top of the teeth. Amalgam…
A baby smiling
May 25, 2020, 10:00 AM
Teething is rough for everyone; parents and babies! As soon as your child starts to exhibit signs of a new tooth coming through, you might be tempted to reach for the pain-relieving oral gels that have been recommended by…
A teenage girl vaping
May 11, 2020, 3:06 PM
The practice of using e-cigarettes (an electronic form of real cigarettes) is known as vaping. It has become much more popular in recent years, especially among teenagers. Many teens are convinced that smoking e-cigarettes…
Bananas, strawberries and kiwis
Apr 27, 2020, 7:18 PM
Kids and adults both are guilty of late-night cravings and bedtime snacks! While late-night snacks aren’t great for our teeth, there are a few options that are better than others. Instead of going immediately to a sugar snack…