7 New Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Fall

7 New Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Fall There are a lot of “sevens” in September. There’s the name; which is derived from the Latin “Septem,” literally meaning seven; then there’s the fact that other than the vowel “e,” the word September has seven different letters in it (neat!); and the curious fact that September was actually the seventh month of the year at one point. Wait, what? Yes, you see, when the Romans originally created the calendar used in the West today, “day one” was set to the first day of spring, which is in March. Since there was no January or February till some time later, September was initially the seventh month, not the ninth, as it is today. Pretty cool, huh? So, with

Your Kid Wants to be a Dentist

So, Your Kid Wants to be a Dentist? Five Ways To Help Them Plan. Guidance counselor visits, trips to the library, and hours of online reading … career-hunting sure is an exciting, fun-filled journey, isn’t it? And, hopefully, your teenager is investing as much time into this activity as you are! If you’re the parent of a teenager contemplating a career in dentistry, now is the perfect time to build your roadmap to this goal. Let us help make sure you’re both on the right path! As you might expect with any science-based career, planning for college, (and ultimately, the profession) has to start early. Thankfully, kids interested in science often discover their aptitude and interest early o

Tips for Saving On Your Kids' Dental Expenses

Tips for Saving On Your Kids' Dental Expenses Saving money when it comes to dental care is about preparation. Knowing what to plan for, knowing what to look out for, and when and how much to spend on recommended care. To lend a helping hand, we thought we’d lay out a few simple ways for you to stay on top of your game when it comes to keeping your kids in good health, and keeping your hard-earned money where it belongs – in your pocket! Remind Them to Wear Their Retainer: Ask any adult who has worn braces, which piece of orthodontic advice they WISH they had adhered to, and overwhelmingly they’ll say they wish they wore their retainer more often. Without question, ensuring your kids wear the

Reversing Tooth Decay

The Magic of Reversing Tooth Decay. Fun Science! Okay, so here’s a neat idea. Did you know that even though a cavity may start to form in your mouth, there are ways to reverse that decay? Pretty cool, huh?! It’s possible. And, it’s neat as heck. We’ll tell you about it. There are also these little cells called odontoblasts (doesn’t that sound like it’s something from Star Wars!?) … yeah, and they lay down this layer of protection against approaching cavities like it’s a battle, and … Wait! Grab the kids so they can learn too! Your teeth are pretty amazing. They’re also exceedingly good at “recognizing” their importance in your life. Teeth allow are critical for sustenance, to the structure

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