Preventative Dentistry Advice

Preventative Dentistry Advice for Kids of All Ages To borrow from the esteemed Benjamin Franklin, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." And, while Mr. Franklin coined the phrase in reference to the need for fire insurance, it’s certainly applicable to just about every area of life – including dental care. So, along those lines, we decided to give a nod to pediatric preventative dentistry, and suggest a few ways you can ensure your children (babies and teens alike) have in place a dental strategy that protects their oral health through adulthood. For the Baby Cavities are good at doing their dirty work regardless of age. That’s why you’ve got to be careful you don’t unwittingly i

10 Ways Kids Wreck Their Teeth

10 Ways Your Kids Are Wrecking Their Teeth “Take care of your teeth, and they’ll last a lifetime.” Sometimes, though, our habits get the best of us – and our teeth – and those habits often begin wreaking havoc long before we know they’re harmful. As parents we have the ability to pass on a bit of that wisdom early in the game, so our kids don’t suffer the same consequences we may have experienced: broken, discolored or decayed teeth. Here are the top ten things (in no particular order) your kids are doing right now that just might cost them later in life. Educate away, parents! 1. Using the wrong toothpaste: A mistake in this area can wear your kids’ teeth down for years. The Food And Drug

Summer Tips

Three Kid-Friendly Summer Tips as We Tip Closer to The Sun! June 21st marks the day when, with a little tilt of the earth’s semi-axis, the earth leans a wee bit closer to the sun and ushers in … what those of us in the northern hemisphere have been looking forward to for a long time … Summer! Yeah! Off come the jackets, and out comes the sunscreen, the bikes, summer sports gear and whatever makes you kids happy this time of year. And that’s not all! June also brings with it Father’s Day, International Children’s Day and Fruit and Vegetable Awareness Day. Who knew you could squeeze so much fun into just 30 days? With that in mind, let’s check out a few dental-centered tips you can toss your k

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