1. Dental Tips for Back to School

    As summer comes to an end and the school year is beginning, it’s time to start thinking about a healthy back-to-school routine for your child. Taking care of your child’s teeth is an important part of this routine, as research shows that poor oral health can lead to missed school and lower grade…Read More

  2. First Tooth = First Dental Visit

    Making oral health a priority is key to lifelong health, no matter how old you are. In fact, oral health begins before birth! Children should see a dentist as soon as their first tooth erupts or by the time they’re 12 months old. They should start seeing a dentist regularly after that, just like r…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

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    Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids

    Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the ones you love and let them know how much you care about them. What better way to celebrate than showering your kids with cool (and healthy) treats to eat! Your kids will remember the special little things you do for them. They’ll appreciate the thought a…Read More

  10. Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

    As the year’s second most popular holiday quickly approaches, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, is urging parents and caregivers to be aware of the treats their children consume on October 31st and throughout the Halloween season…Read More