When to Start Thinking About Braces
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. Times have changed! Most kids today are EXCITED about the prospect of getting braces. But what if we could get a head start on the process and make everything go a little smoother? Well, that’s just what the
Bad Dental Habits to Break in the New Year
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 suggest using the new year to refresh your commitment to upholding a good dental routine for your kids. They won’t know it now, but establishing good habits while they’re young will reap a lifetime of benefits.
New Year's Resolutions for Kids
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 in goal planning and share some of that wisdom with our kids! It involves a little bit of mind trickery that'll help your young ones in all aspects of life, and it involves a time machine. The Amazing Power
Mouth Myths - BUSTED!
Mouth Myths - BUSTED! FAKE NEWS! It’s not just for television. Given all of the misinformation that exists online and among friends and family, we thought we’d take a stab at some of the more pervasive myths related to oral health. So, whether they’re related to the food and drink you consume, the good and bad habits you foist upon your mouth, or the bevy of over-the-counter cosmetic and functional smile-fixes that exist in the marketplace, we’re here to set the record straig