March 28, 2019

What’s the Right Toothpaste for Kids with Baby Teeth?

Life is full of mysteries. Such as, why are there so many kinds of toothpaste?

Having a variety is good – but sifting through the multitude of children’s toothpaste (on Amazon there are over 4,000 listings) is downrig...

March 28, 2019

What You Need To Know about Crossbites

Typically, when a parent brings a young child to the dentist, the last discussion they’re expecting to have is one centered on braces and orthodontic appliances.  Yet, even at ages three and four, a talk about braces, sagittal expa...

March 28, 2019

What in the World Is a "Baby Root Canal"?

Within each tooth there exists what is known as the “pulpal chamber” which houses the tooth’s nerve center. This nerve center is called the “pulp,” and it contains the blood vessels, connective tissue, and reparative cells that...

March 28, 2019

What’s Coming in When? A Tooth Eruption Guide.

While the arrival of your little one’s teeth might seem like a scattered and chaotic experience with very little in the way of predictable outcomes, there is a method to the madness! So, let’s find out which teeth come in w...

February 11, 2019

Different Techniques for Flossing

When it comes to dental floss, what’s the best kind? Well, if you ask a dentist, they’ll tell you the best dental floss is the floss you’ll actually use. That could be Teflon floss, dental tape, nylon floss, waxed floss, and flosses wit...

February 11, 2019

When to Start Cleaning Your Baby’s Teeth

Parenthood: a season of routines that constantly change.

Did you just get used to the newborn stage? Now it’s over.

Did you just get through one set of teething teeth? Rest up; the next cranky, sleepless teething stage is coming so...

February 11, 2019

Are Pacifiers Bad for Baby’s Teeth?

Call it what you will – “pacifier,” “paci,” “binky,” “moopy,” “nuk,” “fuh-fuh” – this amazing little invention has held parents’ sanity in place for generations.

Babies are born with several reflexes that help them survive and one of t...

January 14, 2019

When to Start Thinking About Braces

Most of us view braces as one of the awkward parts of adolescence that we’d like to forget. Phrases like “metal mouth” and “brace face” make us cringe as we think our own kids might deal with some of the unpleasantness of their youth....

January 14, 2019

Bad Dental Habits to Break in the New Year

We know, we know. There are a dozen things you’d rather do than fight your toddler (or teen) on brushing their teeth. And it’s often easier to let things slide so that bedtime and your morning ritual can run smoother. 

We sugg...

January 14, 2019

New Year's Resolutions for Kids

Who says kicking the New Year off right should only be reserved for adults? Certainly not the dentist! 

When it comes to children, we're big believers in ingraining good habits early in life, so let’s take a page from the adult experts i...

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