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Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

Sometimes we’re not sure when our baby’s first visit to the dentist should be or what to expect once we get there. Here are some important things to know: Why should I bring my child to the dentist if their teeth are just going to fall out? What you may not know is that baby […]

Healthy Alternatives for Summer Snacks

With the heat of Summer coming upon us, it is time to prepare with some healthy tips for your child’s snacks. Swapping out unhealthy snack choices for healthier ones can make a world of difference in protecting your child’s teeth from tooth decay and cavities! Swap out those juice boxes for some fresh fruit While […]

All About the ADA

Keeping your teeth healthy and clean, as well as your children’s, can be a lot of work. While buying dental care products, it is tempting to just grab one of the first things you see on the shelf, especially with so many choices readily available these days. However, that may not be the best way […]

Guarding Your Athlete’s Smile

Let’s face it: kids are going to be kids. They’re going to fall down and play rough, and most of the time there’s just not much you can do about it. When it comes to sports though, it is imperative that you make sure your child has the proper equipment to keep them safe in […]

Caring for Your Child’s Teeth Through Elementary School

Since tooth decay can affect your child’s teeth even at the young age of 1, setting a good example for your children by teaching them how to brush their teeth properly is important! No matter the age, brushing twice a day for two minutes each time and flossing once are vital for healthy teeth. Under […]

Shark Teeth OOh Ha Ha

Unlike people, sharks do not have to worry about their teeth not growing back. Humans must floss and brush teeth daily to keep bacteria from decaying our teeth, while sharks can easily replace whatever teeth they lose! So, unless you’re a shark, be sure to brush and floss every day, because unlike sharks, we only […]

There’s More to Cavities!

We’re all familiar with cavities – the anxiety before going to the dentist, the satisfaction of leaving without having to return for fillings. As routine as cavity treatment seems, tooth decay, or dental caries, is more complex than we often realize. Keep reading to get the inside scoop on tooth decay and how you can […]

“Baby Root Canal” – Pediatric Pulp Therapy

Damage to the tooth’s pulp is commonly caused by tooth decay or traumatic injury. Pulp damage in baby teeth can affect the development of your child’s permanent teeth later on. Rather than pulling the affected tooth, sometimes pulp therapy is the best choice, a technique similar to a root canal in adults that maintains the […]

A Braces Friendly Balanced Diet

The food you choose to eat affects not just your overall health, but your dental health too! Making the right food choices and eating healthy will keep both your body and your teeth strong. Having braces can make you feel like you’re limited when it comes to food choices, but it’s important that you maintain […]

The Truth Behind Sippy Cups

Mom and Dad, we know how difficult bottle weaning can be, the sippy cup can become your knight and shining armor during the transition away from bottle feeding! Though convenient, sippy cups can cause cavities among toddlers during crucial development of baby teeth. Unfortunately, sippy cups are becoming overused among parents due to their ability […]