Archive for the ‘Pediatric Dentistry’ Category

The Effects Of Thumb Sucking On Children’s Teeth

Friday, April 12th, 2019
Learn about the effects of thumb sucking on children’s teeth.

Learn about the effects of thumb sucking on children’s teeth.

Thumb sucking is one of the most common habits for young children, as it calms them down and soothes them. However, regular thumb sucking and pacifier use can have a negative impact on their teeth as they age. Continue reading to learn about the long-term effects of thumb sucking and pacifier use on children’s teeth and their oral health, and a few tips on how to stop the habit. (more…)

3 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath In Children

Friday, January 25th, 2019
Learn about three surprising causes of bad breath in children.

Learn about three surprising causes of bad breath in children.

Although you make sure your child is brushing their teeth every night and morning, you may still notice that they often have bad breath. While brushing teeth is an essential part of a healthy oral care routine, it is not always enough to stop bad breath. Continue reading for a few surprising causes of bad breath in children and how to prevent them. (more…)

3 Tips For Brushing Your Child’s Teeth

Friday, January 18th, 2019
All parents should know these three tips for brushing children’s teeth.

All parents should know these three tips for brushing children’s teeth.

Oral care is important for people of all ages, including your young kids! Even though your children will lose their baby teeth at some point, it’s essential to practice healthy oral care habits from an early age. Continue reading to learn a few crucial tips for brushing your child’s teeth. (more…)

How Dental Sealants Can Protect Your Child’s Teeth

Friday, September 28th, 2018
Dental injury, lost tooth

Learn how dental sealants can protect your child’s teeth.

If your child gets a cavity, it’s likely on the chewing surface on the back tooth. This type of cavity, known as pit and fissure decay, can be prevented in kids and even adults with the placement of dental sealants. Continue reading to learn more about dental sealants and how the can protect your child’s teeth. (more…)

What To Know About Your Kids Losing Teeth

Friday, September 7th, 2018
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Do you have questions about your kids losing teeth? We have the answers!

As a first-time parent, you will celebrate many milestones with your child, including tooth loss! You know that your kids will lose their baby teeth at some point, but it’s best to be prepared by learning the answers to any questions you have. Continue reading for a guide on what to know about your kids losing baby teeth. (more…)

Is All Mouthwash Safe For Kids? What You Need To Know

Friday, July 13th, 2018
 Learn if mouthwash is safe for your kids.

Learn if mouthwash is safe for your kids.

Mouthwash has many benefits, including keeping gums healthy and preventing the development of gingivitis. While teaching your kids proper oral hygiene is important even at a young age; not all mouthwash is suitable for your child. Learn more about which ingredients to keep away from your child, and how to buy child-friendly mouthwash. (more…)

When To Take Your Child To The Dentist For The First Time

Friday, April 20th, 2018
 Learn when to take your child to the dentist for the first time.

Learn when to take your child to the dentist for the first time.

One of the most common questions dentists get from parents is when their son or daughter should have their first dental visit. The answer isn’t always the same, as every parent has a different idea of when they want their child to see the dentist. Continue reading to learn dentists’ recommendations for when your child should get their teeth checked. (more…)

Is Fluoride Toothpaste Good Or Bad For Toddlers?

Friday, December 15th, 2017
kids brushing teeth

Should or child use fluoride toothpaste or not?

A common question that parents ask is “is fluoride toothpaste bad for my child?” After a change in guidelines from the American Dental Association, the question is heard by dentists everywhere. The ADA used to recommend that parents wait until their kids turn two before using fluoride toothpaste, but in 2014 they revised the statement to say parents can use a “smear” of fluoride toothpaste when their child’s teeth begin to show. (more…)

Best (and Worst) Halloween Treats For Your Children’s Teeth

Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Try to avoid hard and sticky candy when it comes to Halloween treats.

It’s almost Halloween, many children’s favorite holiday! This, of course, is because of the mountain of candy they receive after a night full of trick-or-treating. Before your child starts unwrapping all of their hard-earned treats, take a look at the kind of candy they collected. Some of those candies can cost your child some pretty serious oral health problems and should be avoided whenever possible. (more…)

The Importance Of Mouthguards

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Don't leave your child's teeth unprotected, buy a mouthguard today.

Don’t leave your child’s teeth unprotected, buy a mouthguard today.

If your child is playing a sport or taking part in a recreational activity, your biggest concern is always for your child’s safety. We want our children to be protected with pads and gear while playing contact sports, so why should we leave their teeth unprotected? (more…)