Category Archives: Children
Since February 1941, the American Dental Association (ADA) has sponsored a national campaign combating poor oral health. The tradition continues this month as National Children’s Dental Health Month. Here’s a cool infographic on how to select the right toothbrush for your kids so they can participate in the campaign against sugar!
The cold, dry winter air can affect your teeth in many ways. Prolonged exposure to winter air can cause general tooth sensitivity that can be a hassle to deal with, or cause more serious issues to untreated cavities, cracked fillings, and receding gums. Here are some helpful tips on how to care for your teeth this winter.
A child’s favorite part about Halloween is the copious amounts of candy, this can be a parents biggest nightmare. Now is a good time to teach children about oral health and moderation when it comes to sweets without depriving them of Halloween fun. Too many sugary sweets can have damaging and long lasting effects on […]
According to Visa’s 2015 Tooth Fairy Survey, American children receive an average of $3.19 per lost tooth from the Tooth Fairy. Times certainly have changed! Who is this Tooth Fairy anyways? We have the origins of the Tooth Fairy here.
Kids come with a lot of questions, whether they’re asking them or you are we understand how confusing things can be. One thing that shouldn’t be confusing is your child’s dental and orthodontic care and when you should introduce them to your family’s provider. We wanted to provide answers to some of the most […]
Diet isn’t just something that affects physical health; it also has an impact on dental health. The foods you eat affect teeth and gums in addition to weight and health more generally. Consuming excessive amounts of starches and sugars can produce harmful acids that lead to tooth decay, and this is one of the most […]