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Young girl taking a selfie
Nov 27, 2019, 4:31 PM
The most common childhood disease is tooth decay, and the CDC has discovered that around 20% of childhood cavities aren’t even treated. This is a scary statistic and it saddens all of us here at Little Smiles of Delaware.…
Child looking longingly out a window
Nov 13, 2019, 9:01 PM
According to a study in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, kids who grow up in dysfunctional households are more likely to experience dental cavities, tooth decay, and other dental disease. Additionally, children who…
Mother and daughter brushing teeth
Nov 1, 2019, 12:53 AM
Up to 45% of children have had dental cavities in their baby teeth. This means that well-meaning parents may actually be making mistakes that are harming their child’s teeth. Many parents may not even be aware that they’re…
Kids playing football
Oct 22, 2019, 12:44 AM
During sports months, we encourage children to be outdoors and active! Team and contact sports like basketball, soccer, wrestling, and baseball can be great for exercise and team-building, but they can also be potentially…
Candy Corn
Oct 14, 2019, 11:36 PM
Halloween is the time of year for pumpkin carving, costumes, and children roaming the streets in search of free candy. Halloween is a lot of fun, but it can play some dirty tricks on dental health, bombarding your child’s…
5 Children
Sep 23, 2019, 10:08 PM
Now that kids are in school, we would like to remind the parents of our patients to make good decisions when packing your child’s school lunches. Too much sugar can harm your child’s health, both dental and overall.
Back to School
Sep 9, 2019, 11:02 PM
Back-to-school season is upon us, and most families have their own back-to-school preparation routines and traditions. These traditions often involve shopping for a new backpack, new school supplies, and new school clothes…
Finger in teeth
Aug 27, 2019, 12:01 AM
Finding the best dentist for your children can be stressful, overwhelming, and confusing. Many parents are concerned about how to choose the right dentist for their children, especially if their children have an aversion to…
Colorful Hands
Jul 22, 2019, 9:09 PM
Not only are sunburns painful and uncomfortable, but they are also dangerous to your child’s health. July is a peak month for sunburns, and they can develop much more quickly than you may realize. We certainly are not…
Girl Orange
Jul 9, 2019, 1:16 AM
Dental X-rays are an important tool used by dentists to identify, locate, and diagnose any problems with your child’s teeth. X-rays provide Dr. Ben Kwok with a detailed photo of your child’s teeth, bones, and the supporting…