Category: Tips/Advice

In Case Your Child Gets a Toothache

When you get a toothache, it’s often hard to ignore. The same should be true if your child complains of a toothache, as well. Even if the aching doesn’t seem severe at first, it may not take long for whatever is causing it to grow much more serious. This will lead to more intense discomfort… Read more »

Could You Make Your Child’s Smile Healthier?

Brushing and flossing teeth is one of the earliest life lessons we teach our children, and the concept of good hygiene overall is one of the most important ones. However, your desire to help protect your child’s smile doesn’t stop there. At our Galveston, TX, children’s dental office, educating young patients about their oral health… Read more »

A Few More Questions About Your Child’s Dental Health

In many ways, keeping your child’s smile healthy is very similar to maintaining your own good oral health. Brushing teeth twice a day and flossing at least once are equally important, as is visiting the dentist at least once every six months for routine checkups and cleanings. However, the difference is that children aren’t always… Read more »

Talking To Your Kids About Oral Health

Kids these days live in the time of instant information. They can literally just say, “Hey Alexa, tell me who won the War of 1812” and get an instant computer-generated fact said out loud to them. For parents, this can be daunting. How do you talk to your children about important things? How do you… Read more »

4 Milestones For A Child’s Smile

Especially in this day and age of technology always on us, it is easy to track milestones. When it comes to your child, you have probably been checking off the big milestones: first laugh, first word, first step, first day of school, etc. These bunch of ‘firsts’ are not the only milestones your children can… Read more »

Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Healthy Smiles

Christmas is just a few days away, which means you have probably finished all of your gift shopping by now. The last thing on the list when it comes to shopping is usually picking out the stocking stuffers (to give Santa a little help). Stocking stuffers usually end up being a bunch of candy or… Read more »

Sneaky Smile Dangers Of Popcorn

When you think about holiday treats, you probably first think about Christmas cookies and candy canes. Popcorn might not be high on your list, but it is a treat that comes out in full force this time of year. Whether you are snacking on some while you use it to decorate the tree, munch on… Read more »

Holiday Treats Can Be Trouble For Young Smiles

Thanksgiving can be a favorite holiday of just about every family member. After all, it can be hard NOT to enjoy a day so full of great food! If you practice smart smile care, you can be aware that too many tasty holiday treats might be hard on your teeth. You can even recognize the… Read more »

Smile Care: Keep It Simple

In this day and age, it can seem like everything is overly complicated. While keeping up with the discipline of a daily routine (especially with little ones) may not be easy, it can be simple. Keeping a list of simple tasks for the family can be an efficient way to protecting everyone’s smiles. Our team… Read more »

Trick-Or-Treating Tips For Smile Health

Since candy is seemingly the most important part of trick-or-treating, it can safe to assume that the activity is not particularly smile-friendly. However, with a bit of mindfulness and vigilance about oral health, trick-or-treating can stay safe for little smiles. Your dental team in Galveston, TX can help you with more tips and tricks for… Read more »