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. 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. Well, more than it already is. And with all this extra activity, there may even be a dental emergency or two. We know that you have more fun t…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

    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

  5. 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

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    April is Oral Health Month

    Although the mouth is part of the body, we often think of it as something separate. We often ignore bleeding or tender gums, while an irritation or pain elsewhere in the body would mean a trip to the doctor. Poor oral health can affect a person's quality of life. Oral pain, missing teeth or oral inf…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

  9. 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

  10. First Tooth = First Dental Visit

    The Canadian Dental Association recommends the assessment of infants, by a dentist, within six months of the eruption of the first tooth or by one year of age. The goal is to have your child visit a dentist before there is a problem with his or her teeth. In most cases, a dental exam every six month…Read More