Regular Flossing Optimizes Oral Health

Regular Flossing Optimizes Oral Health

Plaque can quickly accumulate on teeth and along the area of the gum line. Flossing on a regular basis can optimize oral health and reduce the development of serious issues, such as gum disease and tooth decay. Start teaching your children good habits early. The...
Keeping Teeth Safe While Playing Sports

Keeping Teeth Safe While Playing Sports

Now that Spring is upon us and the weather is warmer, many kids will be heading out to engage in their favorite sports activities; read this article to learn how to keep those precious pearly whites safe while engaging in those activities. Spring is a wonderful time...
How Do I Know If My Child Needs Braces?

How Do I Know If My Child Needs Braces?

Orthodontic issues have the potentially to negatively impact your child’s overall oral health so, as a parent, it is very important to identify the signs that your child needs braces. What are Braces? Braces straighten teeth. We know that. Additionally, these devices...
Loose Tooth: To Pull or Not to Pull

Loose Tooth: To Pull or Not to Pull

When a baby tooth becomes loose, parents wonder if they should help pull it out or allow nature to take its course. Here’s what to do for a loose tooth… In most instances, a loose tooth indicates that a permanent tooth is attempting to erupt in the gums....
Teeth Grinding in Kids: Identifying it and Treating it

Teeth Grinding in Kids: Identifying it and Treating it

Teeth grinding – professionally referred to as “Bruxism” – is a common occurrence among children that can result in serious oral health concerns. Causes According to the Nemours Foundation up to three out of ten kids grind their teeth. While most will grow out of the...
Early Flossing Critical for Oral Health

Early Flossing Critical for Oral Health

Teaching oral hygiene practices to your children – such as early flossing – is critical for optimal oral health. Start early, practice often. According to the American Dental Association and the Center for Disease Control, flossing is an important component behind...
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