1. First Tooth = First Dental Visit

    Oral health begins before birth Making infant and children’s oral health a priority is a key to lifelong health. Children should see a dentist as soon as the first tooth erupts or by 12 months of age and regularly thereafter, just like regular check-ups with their pediatrician or family doctor.  …Read More

  2. Healthy Trick or Treating Tips

    Halloween is such a familiar part of North American culture, it’s easy to overlook the health impacts of indulging in this annual celebration. Did you know that tooth decay can take hold in as little as 20 minutes? Here are some tips to avoid scary tooth decay this Halloween season: 1. Hold it at …Read More

  3. Tooth-Friendly Alternatives to Candy

    You care about the dental health of children in your neighborhood, but you do not want to be a joyless Halloween witch who dispenses only toothbrushes and floss. There is no need to scream; there are plenty of healthy Halloween treats that will satisfy hungry children without increasing their chance…Read More

  4. Breast Cancer is Linked to Oral Health

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. But for 1 in 8 women in the U.S., breast cancer is a year-round battle. With those odds, most of us know someone who has or will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in their lives. We have mothers, sisters, friends and neighbors who fight the disease ev…Read More

  5. Healthy Snacks for Healthy Teeth

    Everyone enjoys a tasty snack, especially when you’re hitting that mid-morning or that mid-afternoon slump and you need a little extra pick me up to get you through the rest of the day. However, there might be more going on than satisfying your hunger. When you enjoy your afternoon or mid-morning …Read More

  6. Summer Tips for Healthy Teeth

    Summer is a time for indulgence, which unfortunately is not the time when people are thinking about their oral hygiene. Generally, as the weather heats up, people will gear toward a more laid back and lax attitude. While there’s nothing wrong with that, sometimes a few things slip through the crac…Read More

  7. Juice is Full of Sugar

    How Is Juice Affecting Your Child’s Overall And Dental Health? Juice is doing a lot more to the body than you may even realize. While many think that juice is good because of the nutrients, that’s not always the case. In fact, juice can do a lot more harm to the overall health as well as your ch…Read More

  8. Dental Health Activities for Toddlers

    Your toddler's favorite phrase may very well be, "I can do it myself!" Although, getting dressed, potty training and even self-feeding means handing over some of that control to your little one, dental hygiene is one area where your toddler still needs assistance. Even if your little one can use a t…Read More

  9. Dental Books for Kids

    As a parent, it’s up to you to teach and help your kids adopt habits and daily routines as part of a healthy lifestyle. One such habit is teaching your kids the importance of taking care of their teeth: brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist every six months. For many parents, this is an ong…Read More

  10. 5 Steps to a Healthy Mouth

    Most of us realize that diet and exercise play an important part in keeping us healthy. But did you know that a healthy mouth is also an important part of a healthy body? Poor oral health can affect a person's quality of life. Oral pain, missing teeth or oral infections can influence the way a perso…Read More