1. Dental Tips for Back to School

    As the summer comes to an end and school is beginning, it’s time to start thinking about a healthy back to school routine. Taking care of your child’s teeth is an important part of the routine. Research shows “poor oral health can mean missed school and lower grades.” Tooth decay is preventa…Read More

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    Dental Tips for Healthy Teeth this Summer

    Summer is almost here, and your family's schedule is topsy-turvy. That means getting your kids to eat right and maintain good oral hygiene can be a struggle. And with all this extra activity, there may even be a dental emergency or two. Here are a few oral health tips for summer that will help you p…Read More

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    Sports Safety – Avoiding Dental Emergencies

    A few years ago, a dental newsletter published what seemed like an unusual story. A boy snagged his teeth on a basketball net while doing a slam-dunk. A freakish accident? Not quite. After the article appeared, nearly 40 dentists wrote in with their own stories. They all told of would-be Michael Jor…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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

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    Easy March Break Ideas for Kids and Grandkids

    Oral health doesn’t just have to do with visiting a dentist twice a year to make sure your child’s teeth are in good shape. Oral health also has to do with taking a break and having some fun no matter what age you might be. Here are some simple ideas for how to entertain kids and grandkids over …Read More