Reluctant Brushers? 3 Easy Ways to get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Toothbrushing is not the most fun activity for children but it is absolutely necessary for a healthy life. Here’s how parents can encourage their children to brush by making toothbrushing fun! 1 – Brush Together   One great way to making brushing fun for young brushers is by brushing with them. This helps you get into a fun routine with your child and have a … Continue reading “Reluctant Brushers? 3 Easy Ways to get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth”

4 Ways to Have a Cavity-Free Summer

Summer time presents parents with an excellent chance to help their kids get ahead on their oral health. Here’s how you can help your children have a cavity-free summer.  1 – Maintain an Active Oral Health Routine  It can be hard for kids to get into a summer brushing routine if they don’t have to wake … Continue reading “4 Ways to Have a Cavity-Free Summer”

Sneaky Tooth Killers Your Kids Should Avoid

Most parents know the importance of a proper oral health routine, and regular visits to the pediatric dentist. But, there are some silent tooth killers that parents need to recognize and avoid, to get their children a healthier smile. Chewing Ice Ice can be an awesome accompaniment to any drink, but to the surprise of many parents, it can also … Continue reading “Sneaky Tooth Killers Your Kids Should Avoid”

4 Steps to Keep Kids Cavity-Free in 2018

2017 is almost over and the holiday season is underway. As families visit relatives near or far, oral health is probably the last thing on the minds of many parents. But, you can use the holiday down time to make a few changes in your child’s routine to get them a healthier smile in 2018. … Continue reading “4 Steps to Keep Kids Cavity-Free in 2018”

3 Quick Tips to Cavity-Free Kids

Childhood cavities are the most prevalent childhood illness in the United States, and they are almost entirely preventable. While treating cavities is more effective and comfortable now than ever before, some kids still experience anxiety when visiting the dentist. By following a few simple steps, you can help your kids keep cavities away and keep their … Continue reading “3 Quick Tips to Cavity-Free Kids”

The Ugly Truth About Candy

Candy tastes great, but it isn’t a nutritionally sound snack that adequately fuels your child’s growing body. Additionally, candy can severely harm your child’s teeth and lead to cavities and oral health disease. But, not all candy effects teeth in the same way. In fact, candy has numerous ways in which it can damage teeth … Continue reading “The Ugly Truth About Candy”

Is Your Child at Risk for Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

Tooth decay is the most widespread diseases among children today – and it’s almost entirely preventable. Tooth decay is called early childhood carries (cavities) when it occurs in children ages 6 and younger. Tooth decay is 5 times more common than asthma, 4 times more common than childhood obesity and 20 times more common childhood … Continue reading “Is Your Child at Risk for Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?”

Can Cavities Be Inherited?

We often hear patients talk about how they or their children have “soft teeth”. We especially hear comments related to how cavities have been inherited from their parents or have been passed down to their children. But is there really an inherited condition that causes some people’s teeth to be more susceptible to cavities than … Continue reading “Can Cavities Be Inherited?”