Month: November 2017

Healthy Smiles Tips For The Holidays

Tis the season for festive holidays! Your kids may be on break from school soon. Everyone is busy with parties and fun. Cookies, candy canes, and hot cocoa are just some of the sugary treats that are all around. Even sugar plum fairies dance in our dreams! How do you keep your own and your… Read more »

Is Chewing Gum Bad for Children’s Dental Health?

Although with some children, the habit may be annoying, the act of chewing gum isn’t inherently a bad thing for your child’s dental health. In fact, sugar-less chewing gum can prove beneficial in a number of ways, including reducing the risks of cavity development. Nevertheless, your children’s dental health is unique, and how chewing gum… Read more »

How Do I Pick A Toothbrush For My Child?

Sometimes we need a little guidance even with just the small decisions. Raising a child can be hard. How do you take the guesswork out of some decisions? When the toothbrush aisle is full of options for both adults and children, how do you pick the right one? The section for children has a huge… Read more »

How Do I Protect My Child From Tooth Decay?

As a parent, you want your child to enjoy good oral health and maintain a beautiful smile. However, like you, they are susceptible to tooth decay. In addition to causing discomfort, cavities can also lead to premature tooth loss if ignored. What can you do to protect your child from tooth decay?

FAQ About Kids’ Dental Checkups

For both children and adults, it is important to visit the dentist for a cleaning and a checkup at least every six months. Visiting twice a year gives your dentist to identify any potential issues early. Otherwise, minor issues could be allowed to thrive and eventually progress into something quite serious.  For children, spotting issues… Read more »