Food for Healthy Teeth: What to Feed your Children

Food for Healthy Teeth: What to Feed your Children

Eating Healthy Foods Encourages the Growth of Strong Teeth in Kids Best foods for dental health: Fruits. Apples, bananas, strawberries and other easy to eat fruit are an ideal option for snacktimeGreen Leafy Vegetables are high in vitamins A, C, Kand folate, and...
Why Does my Child Grind Their Teeth at Night? Treating Child Bruxism

Why Does my Child Grind Their Teeth at Night? Treating Child Bruxism

Have looked in on your child during the night time hours and saw more than just an innocent little sleeper experiencing sweet dreams? Maybe you’ve observed your child moving their mouth and have heard the sounds of grinding teeth. Medically termed “bruxism”,...
How to Help Your Child Overcome Thumb Sucking

How to Help Your Child Overcome Thumb Sucking

While thumb sucking is a common occurrence among babies and toddlers, it can result in many complications – especially in terms of the child’s oral health. Among these include the development of an overbite, the onset of an open bite, skin complications, issues with...
How Long Does Teething Last?

How Long Does Teething Last?

Teething symptoms vary from one child to the next, though most begin around 6 months. Growing teeth happens in stages. This entire process lasts about a year and a half. Symptoms of a single tooth emerging can last up to a week. In most instances, the front bottom...
Gum Disease in Children? Its More Common Than You Think

Gum Disease in Children? Its More Common Than You Think

Gum disease in children – often called “Periodontal Disease” – is becoming increasingly common in younger age groups. This type of bacteria-based infection quickly results in the devastation of gums and all of the supporting components of the teeth....
How to Get Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

How to Get Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

Creative Ways to Transition the Mundane Task of Brushing Teeth into an Exciting One for Your Child For most people – kids included – brushing the teeth is boring. But it doesn’t have to be. While the common two to three times a day brushing in your household...