The Long-Term Effects of Poor Children’s Dental Care on Your Child

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If you’re like most parents, you only want what’s best for your children – and you understand the importance of children’s dental care. But as parents ourselves, we know how difficult it is to monitor your kids each time they brush and floss. Sometimes, dental care gets left by the wayside; because kids only see […]

What is Papoosing? Why it Should NEVER Be Used in Pediatric Dentistry

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If you’re like most parents, you only want the best for your child – and you certainly don’t want your child to be afraid to visit the dentist. In dentistry for children, most professionals know to make the earliest visits more pleasant. But sometimes pediatric dentists use a technique called papoosing – and that’s something […]

How to Help Kids Overcome Dental Anxiety

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If you’re like many parents, you want to help your children overcome dental anxiety – it’ll make dental work so much less stressful. But where do you start? Here’s what you need to know. How to Help Your Kids Overcome Dental Anxiety Studies have shown that as many as 16 percent of school-aged children have […]

Long-Term Benefits from Pediatric Dental Care

Parents invest in their children’s future in some different ways. Money may be set aside for college. Time may be invested teaching children to read and write and speak different languages. Most people do not immediately recognize dental care as an investment into the future. The teeth that we so lovingly care for are going […]

Back to School Doesn’t have to Mean Facing Dental Problems

There is a bit of a love/hate relationship with back to school time. The rush to find school supplies and clothes is enough in itself. The controlled chaos may feel a bit overwhelming when you throw in tryouts and practices for sports, school lunches and snacks, and, oh yes, the need to keep kids healthy […]

Calcium and Your Child’s Oral Health

Calcium is a mineral that we often associate with strong bones. Often, we don’t give much thought to whether or not we, or our children, are getting enough of this powerful resource. When we’re serving milk and other products that are enriched with vitamin D, it’s easy to believe that there is plenty of bone-strength […]

Do Your Child’s Snacks Create a Cavity Risk?

Parenting is a tough job! Between juggling busy school and social calendars to lending an ear when needed, parents may find it hard to find time to think of the little details of health and wellness. Try as you might, there may be short-comings. This is a part of parenting. Don’t be too hard on […]

When Kids Fall Prey to the Daily Grind – Bruxism

When Kids Fall Prey to the Daily Grind - Bruxism

“The daily grind.” It’s a phrase we often hear uttered by adults; a simple and powerful message about the day to day life many leads. There is another connotation that may be made by this term, though, and it pertains to the mouth. Perhaps a better way to explain the issue of bruxism would be […]

The Tooth Fairy Doesn’t Want Teeth too Early!

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The loss of that first baby tooth can mark an important milestone in the life of any child. The transitional process may be slightly frightening while also wildly fascinating to the child who watches as, day by day, a little more wiggle occurs. This can occur for weeks on end until the tooth finally falls […]

Dental Milestones your Child will Reach

Dental Milestones your Child will Reach

Children are in a constant state of development; so much so that parents can sometimes lose track of what comes next or what happened last. When it comes to oral health, these developments are important to assess from time to time. A watchful eye over certain dental milestones can keep you alert to the needs […]