5 tips for healthy teeth this holiday season

You practice good dental hygiene all year round, but proper dental health can certainly be a challenge during the holiday season. Whether you’re a child, a teen, or just a kid at heart, it’s easy to let your sweet tooth get the best of you when there are so many delicious holiday treats to go around. Keep your beautiful smile Read more →


the 5 worst halloween candy for your teeth

Halloween may be over, but here’s something really scary: Tooth decay is four times more common than early-childhood obesity, five times more common than asthma, and 20 times more common than diabetes. Though you might think all of those Halloween candies are bad for your waistline, consider what they’re doing to your kid’s oral health! There’s no reason you can’t Read more →


do i really need to clean my tongue?

Do you know what the most common chronic childhood disease is? Asthma, allergies, obesity, and diabetes are all major issues among children in the U.S., but they are not the most common. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, tooth decay is number one. That is why providing kids with quality pediatric dental services and teaching them good oral Read more →


baby teeth are more important than you think. here’s why.

What’s the most common chronic childhood disease? You may be surprised to hear that it is not asthma, allergies, obesity, or diabetes. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, tooth decay is right at the top of the list. This major oral health issue is five times more common than asthma and occurs four times more often than early-childhood Read more →


fun flossing activities to get your kids excited about oral health

Sadly, tooth decay is a growing epidemic among American children. Today, it is five times more common than asthma and occurs four times more often than early-childhood obesity. Believe it or not, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly one out of every five children has untreated cavities, including 19.5% of kids between two and five, Read more →


how to choose the right pediatric dentist in 3 steps

Did you know that as many as 78% of people develop a cavity by the age of 17? In fact, tooth decay is the number one most common chronic childhood disease. It is five times more common than asthma and four times more common than early-childhood obesity, striking a whopping 20 times more often than diabetes. Tooth decay is entirely Read more →


tips for choosing the best kids’ toothpaste

Did you know that tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease? According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), it’s more common than childhood asthma, obesity, and diabetes. Even worse, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly one out of every five children in the U.S. is suffering from untreated cavities. Feeling worried? Read more →


the best books to get kids excited about dental hygiene

Let’s face it. The simple act of brushing your teeth is not exactly fun or exciting. Yet, despite being a somewhat mundane task, regular dental hygiene practices like brushing and flossing are extremely important for children’s dental health and overall well-being. If you are like most parents, after hearing this you are probably thinking, “That’s all great in theory, but Read more →


a positive first dentist experience: tips for parents

You may not remember your first trip to the dentist, but chances are that you were pretty nervous. A child’s first experience with the dentist can shape the way she approaches dental hygiene and can determine her behavior at future appointments. As a parent, your job is to act as a role model and a source of comfort as your Read more →


how to get your children to brush and floss properly

The most common childhood disease is not asthma, allergies, or obesity. It’s actually tooth decay, which is five times more common than asthma and can happen four times more often than childhood obesity. Even though it is recommended that a child start seeing a pediatric dentist to begin good oral as soon as he or she starts developing teeth or Read more →


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