White Coat Syndrome Affects Children and Adults at the Dentist

White Coat Syndrome is a medical mystery that very little is known about. The cause of the condition has been argued for a long time, as has the validity of the claims surrounding the condition. Categorically, White Coat Syndrome is a form of hypertension, or high...

What Causes Bad Breath in Children

Bad Breath, or “halitosis”, can be an extremely embarrassing and uncomfortable condition for anyone, but, especially for children and teens. But What Causes Bad Breath in Children? There are a variety of causes of bad breath. These causes range from lack of proper...

Helping Your Child Overcome Fears

Children - at various times in their life - may exhibit different types of fears. This can be very frustrating for many adults that deal closely with the child that has fears, but it does not have to be. It is very important for adults to understand that the fears...

The Ultimate Guide to Recognizing Teething Symptoms

Teething can be a very difficult time for your baby and all members of your household. Its hard to understand why your child is uncomfortable. So let's take a look at some of the teething symptoms. In this article, I will go over some basic ways to recognize when...

Basic Oral Health Tips for Teens

It is common knowledge that during the teen years, many exciting changes take place. Kids transition into high school, they develop relationships, they engage in academic training that is designed to prepare them for adulthood, and they may even leave home and head...

Adolescent Oral Health Care Guide – Part 3

Adolescent Oral Health Care Part 1 Part 2 In the past couple of weeks, we have covered a tremendous amount of information in our multi-part series, “Adolescent Oral Health Care Guide”. You have learned that adolescents have very unique needs. Last week, you learned...

Adolescent Oral Health Care Guide – Part 2

Adolescent Oral Health Care Part 1 Part 3 Thank you for rejoining us this week as we continue our series, “Adolescent Oral Health Care Guide”. Last week, we started this multi-part series by outlining the fact that the World Health Organization considers those between...

Adolescent Oral Health Care Guide – Part 1

Adolescent Oral Health Care Part 2 Part 3 The World Health Organization identifies the adolescence part of life that occurs immediately after childhood and prior to adulthood where growth and development takes place. This time period typically ranges from the age of...

Smartphones Could Be Destroying Your Teen’s Teeth?

Parents, you know that excessive smartphone use among teens could result in the development of “text neck” and other posture-related problems; however, did you know that these devices could be destroying your teenager’s teeth? Yes, you read that right! According to...

Teen Gum Disease. Know the Signs

In recent years, pediatric dentists have found that teen gum disease is becoming increasingly common. Once believed to be a disease that only affected adults, many teenagers are now receiving this diagnosis. This oral health disease may cause a multitude of...

Help Your Child Overcome Their Fear of the Dentist

  As parents, we know and completely understand that going to the dentist is an important and crucial part of keeping the mouths of our children healthy; however, it often does not rank very high on a child’s list of things that they want to do or enjoy doing. Sitting...

Is Fruit Juice Bad for Children’s Teeth?

While nutritionists state that fruit juices are considered to be healthy for the body and are an optimal choice to the sugary sodas that are currently on the market, is fruit juice bad for children's teeth?  Some say yes. In fact, if a child consumes fruit juices...

What Parents Want to Know About Kids’ Oral Health

The 3 Hottest Topics Among Parents About Kids’ Oral Health It is the responsibility of a parent to ensure the health and safety of their child. This is especially true when it comes to kids’ oral health. By learning as much as possible about kids’ oral health, you can...

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