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...

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...

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....

December 18, 2018

Do Oral Health Problems Affect Kids the Same as Adults?

Kids are resilient, right? And if they have an issue with a baby tooth — then it really doesn’t matter since it will fall out anyway, right?

Well, there’s a lot to think about here. A cavity is a cavity no matter wh...

November 5, 2018

Tips for Proper Brushing Habits

Does your child’s brushing more resemble a lumberjack sawing trees in half or a gentle massage? If it’s the former, they may be in for a lifetime of sensitive teeth, bonding treatments, and receding gums.

But not to worry! Now is the perfe...

September 27, 2018

5 Teeth-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Halloween​ 

Fill those candy bags, October is here! The month where dressing up and eating gobs of candy is not only allowed but encouraged. Now, that's a good deal for a kid. But what if you're a parent?

Everyone knows healthy snacks are t...

September 27, 2018

Are You On a Diet and Getting More Cavities? Here’s Why

Too much of “this,” not enough of “that.” Sounds like the diagnosis of a less than stellar nutritional plan, doesn’t it? It’s also the diagnosis you might get from your dentist and doctor if your diet begins to wre...

July 2, 2018

Helping Your Kids Overcome Their Fear of the Dentist

Got a little one that has some extra anxiety around dental visits?

It’s normal for people of all ages to have some trepidation about seeing the dentist. But there are ways you can help your little guy or gal overcome t...

June 5, 2018

Salads Even Kids Will Love

Ah, salads… we love ‘em, we hate ‘em. But, mostly, we just hate making them, right? If someone put a salad in front of your face, and provided your choice of salad dressing, we’d bet you’d eat it. Ah… you would, admit it. Unless you’re a super...

How to Prevent Child Tooth Decay

There’s more to preventing tooth decay than just hiding the candy bowl. And it’s important to remember that even though baby teeth will fall out someday, protecting them is very important! 

Below is a list of the best things you ca...

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