Top Strategies for Protecting Your Toddler’s Teeth

Top Strategies for Protecting Your Toddler’s Teeth

According to information derived from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, approximately 42% of all kids from ages 2 to 11 have experienced dental issues in the primary teeth. A total of 23% of those same children have tooth decay that is untreated....
6 Month Check ups/Cleanings: More Important than You Think

6 Month Check ups/Cleanings: More Important than You Think

You make sure your child’s teeth are brushed and flossed following the dentist’s recommendations to the letter so you might wonder why it is necessary to take them in for checkups and cleaning every 6 months. Even if brushing and flossing is done diligently, it is...
Understanding Toothpaste: A Parent’s Guide – Part 2

Understanding Toothpaste: A Parent’s Guide – Part 2

Thank you for rejoining us this week as we continue on the topic of toothpaste. Our goal is to provide parents with facts and information on the ingredients commonly found in toothpaste products. Last week, you were provided details on three main products found in...
Understanding Toothpaste: A Parent’s Guide – Part 1

Understanding Toothpaste: A Parent’s Guide – Part 1

Each day – several times a day – we use a small portion of toothpaste in order to remove debris, germs, and other substances from our teeth. It is so natural, that most of us do not put much thought into the activity; however, once we become parents, this all changes....
Why Baby Teeth are Important

Why Baby Teeth are Important

Parents frequently ask about the best time to locate a pediatric dentist for their children. The answer creates a look of surprise because it’s hard to imagine a checkup before the infant turns one! It’s so exciting to see the first baby tooth erupt through the gums...
Is Your Child a Thumb Sucker?

Is Your Child a Thumb Sucker?

It isn’t uncommon for young children to develop the habit of sucking their thumbs. Some even start thumpsucking in the womb. It is comforting to them and helps them deal with stress, boredom and tiredness. Though it isn’t always a cause of problems with a child’s...