Baby Teeth Are Important

It’s an exciting moment when your baby receives their first tooth. As they grow and age, they develop more teeth and learn to be more independent with chewing and talking. This is thanks to the baby teeth. Baby teeth help the child to chew, and talk correctly. Without the baby... Read more »

Trick-Or-Toothache?

Kids love the fun spookiness of Halloween. Each year they dress up in costumes, walk door-to-door, and collect delicious candy. However, adults know that the sugars in candies can be harmful to teeth, causing painful cavities to develop. But if you deny your children their sweets, then they may envision... Read more »

Teaching Children to Floss

Flossing is just as important for children as it is for adults. Developing good oral hygiene early on can lead to a lifetime of good habits and a decreased chance of developing periodontal disease as an adult. Flossing in some form can begin as soon as a child develops two... Read more »

Dental Care: The Importance of Athletic Mouth Guards

If you wish to have a strong, stable, and functional smile, mouth guards are appliances that can help you achieve and maintain that goal! Mouth guards are successful appliances that protect your smile when you are participating in high-contact activities, like gymnastics, rugby, soccer, basketball, etc. As you run, fight,... Read more »

A Toothy Quiz

Come test how much you know about oral health with this toothy quiz. The Questions A daily oral hygiene routine should involve: brushing and flossing teeth twice a day b. brushing teeth twice a day and flossing once a day c. brushing teeth after meals and flossing once a week... Read more »

Maintaining Your Dental Health While Pregnant

Pregnancy can be an exciting for you and your spouse. And it isn’t any surprise that you want to provide the best care for you and your baby. But did you know that most women aren’t aware that the health of their teeth plays a significant part in the health... Read more »

Should You Pull Out Loose Baby Teeth?

We’ve all seen the videos online. A baby tooth wrapped in string is tied to an excitable dog, a fast car, or a Tokyo bullet train; objects which are set into motion to yank the loose baby tooth out of the mouth. As entertaining as these tooth-pulling methods may be,... Read more »

A Healthy Mouth is a Happy Mouth: Five Tips to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

1. Teach Good Habits - Even before your baby starts developing teeth, brush his or her gums with a washcloth along the gums. Once they start developing teeth, brush twice per day with fluoridated toothpaste. Once they are old enough (at least age 5), they should start brushing themselves with... Read more »

When Teeth Erupt: How To Deal With Uncomfortable Teething

If your child is between 6 and 12 months old, they may start to show their first tooth. You feel that this is very exciting, but your child just feels cranky. If they are fussy, show a loss of appetite, or have trouble sleeping, then teething may feel uncomfortable for... Read more »

Caring For Baby Teeth Is Important For Lifelong Dental Health

Teeth play a significant role in a child’s life. Baby teeth start to show when an infant is 6 to 12 months old, they fall out when a child is 6-12 years old, and then a set of permanent teeth grows in. Amid all of these changes, the baby tooth... Read more »