Common Antibiotic May Hurt Your Childrens Teeth

Common Antibiotic May Hurt Your Childrens Teeth

University of Iowa is Suggesting that a Common Antibiotic May Result in Increased Risk of Dental Problems in Kids According to a study conducted by the University of Iowa, the use of a common antibiotic – amoxicillin – may result in increased risk of dental problems...
The Right Athletic Mouthguard Helps Save Your Child’s Teeth

The Right Athletic Mouthguard Helps Save Your Child’s Teeth

There are a lot of ways to care for your child’s teeth, including braces, cleaning, and proper flossing. The connection between children’s teeth and the right athletic mouthguard is being very slow on the uptake, although we watch professional athletes insert their...
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....