Energy Drinks and Your Child’s Teeth. Should You Worry?
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Teach Me How to Brushy: 6 Toddler Training Tips
Teach Me How to Brushy: 6 Toddler Training Tips Getting kids to brush their teeth is one of those initial standoffs you're going to experience with your children. Children are programmed by nature to instinctively resist having things placed in their mouth, and a long vibrantly colored toothbrush with spiky things at the end of it is certainly enough to send a child into red flag mode. Regardless, as parents we need to get past this trigger, and thankfully hoards of parents b
Toddler Thumbsucking: A Few Things to Know
Toddler Thumbsucking: A Few Things to Know Stress. Have you ever imagined a world where instead of snacking on candy, or grabbing a drink after work, everyone would just suck their thumbs to alleviate stress? Imagine it for a second: you're sitting on the train headed home from work, and instead of reaching for your phone to serve as a distraction, you plop your thumb in your mouth - and so does the person next to you, and the person next to them. Crazy! Well, this is what l
Getting Your Mouth Ready for a Summer Vacation
Getting Your Mouth Ready for a Summer Vacation Summer is about to burst onto the scene. And with it, your "free time" will turn to "busy time" as you plan, plan, plan for your relaxing summer vacation. So while you're thinking about where you’ll go, where you'll eat, and what you'll see along the way, don't forget to plan a visit to your dentist as well. Doing so can save you from the misery of a dental emergency that will surely spoil even the best planned getaway. The Best