Coventry Dental Care Blog

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

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.

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

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,

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-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

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

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

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

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