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A young child sucking their thumb
Jan 25, 2021, 9:58 PM
The day a child's first baby tooth sprouts, their dental health is set in motion. This suggests that acceptable dental practices should be encouraged as early as possible while being reinforced from time to time. According to…
Carrots
Jan 11, 2021, 10:53 PM
You are probably already aware that sugar and carbonated drinks are harmful for you're the teeth of your kids. However, have you wondered what foods are actually good for your kid's teeth? What we eat can have a significant…
A monthly calendar page with the 15th day circled in red
Dec 29, 2020, 9:38 AM
Making dental appointments for your toddler may not be the first thing on your mind as you learn to deal with your child’s transition from infancy. However, various studies show that starting regular dental visits at an early…
A man holding the side of his jaw in pain
Dec 14, 2020, 9:55 PM
You may not think much of it if you experience toothache occasionally. However, if you consistently find yourself grabbing your jaw with pain every time you bite something hard or eat or drink something freezing or hot, you…
A young child sucking their thumb
Nov 23, 2020, 8:55 PM
When they're born, babies have a natural sucking reflex, and it has been found through ultrasound photos that even some unborn babies suck their thumb in the womb. Since thumb-sucking is such a natural reflex, most experts…
A young girl smiling with braces on
Nov 9, 2020, 9:43 PM
If your child is undergoing orthodontic treatment via traditional metal braces, there are a few things to know about caring for their braces. Improper treatment of braces could cause damage and potentially disrupt your…
A child sitting in a dentist chair with her mom and the doctor talking with them
Oct 26, 2020, 1:44 PM
Sitting in a dentist’s chair for the first time can be scary for kids! Being alone in a big chair under a bright light while a stranger pokes their teeth with sharp-looking instruments is the stuff of nightmares, even for…
A group of young boys playing football
Oct 12, 2020, 11:08 PM
It’s startling to learn that it costs parents around 20x more money to repair a tooth damaged during sports versus the cost of a mouthguard and to remind your child to wear it! In addition to pricey dental emergencies,…
A young boy and girl eating lunch at school
Sep 28, 2020, 11:13 PM
Whether your kids are learning from school or home this year, they need to be eating a healthy lunch to help them learn! Some foods are not only good for your child’s overall health but for his or her teeth as well. Below are…
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…