How to Help Your Child Stop Their Thumbsucking Habit

If your child tends to suck on their thumb, you are not alone. Many children participate in this habit and it is quite normal. However, many do not know that thumbsucking can harm and damage the smile. Whether you believe it or not, it’s true, and it’s time to help your child stop the habit and finally grow into the... read more »

How to Survive Brushing Time

Do you know when you should start worrying about your child’s oral health? Did you know that you should start caring for your child’s mouth even before their first tooth erupts or that you should keep helping them until they’re old enough care for their smile on their own? But what can you do if your child doesn’t like brushing... read more »

Learning About Your Children’s Baby Teeth

It’s an exciting time when your child begins growing teeth and learning to eat regular foods. However, many parents do not know when to bring their child to the dentist for the first time. According to the American Dental Association, also known as the ADA, once a child receives there first tooth is the perfect time to bring them in... read more »

Keeping Your Children’s Teeth Cavity-Free

If you are teaching your children good cleaning habits early on in their development you will be helping their teeth stand a greater chance of life-long health by building a strong foundation for oral health. Regular brushing and flossing is the cornerstone of such a practice. Dental sealants are a valuable next-step in the caring of healthy teeth. Sealants are... read more »

How to Prevent Oral Injuries

Being physically active is not only necessary to your overall health, but you might even find it to be fun. However, no matter what your recreational activity or sport of choice is, putting safety first is a smart and wise choice to help prevent injury. Let’s face it, accidents happen, and no matter how prepared you are, they can still... read more »

Give Your Child a Whiter and Brighter Smile

Having white teeth is an important characteristic to many people, especially as they approach the holiday season. Even children feel the importance of having white teeth to make their yellow or dull smile shine. Fitting in at school is hard sometimes, and helping your child gain confidence and a beautiful smile is a great way to help them throughout their... read more »

Helping Your Child Get through Teething

Teething isn’t an enjoyable process for a parent, especially when they’re unsure of how to help their baby get through it. Well, good news parents! Today we are going to give you some helpful ways you can help your baby get through the teething process. 1. Over-the-counter medications Acetaminophen or ibuprofen can help soothe your upset teething baby. Try and... read more »

5 Fun Ways To Get Your Child Brushing Their Teeth

You will clean your child’s teeth in their early years, and by the time they are 6-7 year old, they will have enough manual dexterity to do it themselves. However, the question is will they do it. You can encourage your child to brush their teeth and have fun with these 5 tips. Make tooth brushing into an exciting story!... read more »

Tooth Disposing Traditions From Around The World

In America, Britain, and Canada, kids believe that the tooth fairy is the one who takes their baby teeth from beneath pillows and puts a quarter in its place. This myth is actually a very young one, originating in America at the turn of the 20th century. Learn about the traditions for teeth disposing we had before then, some of... read more »

How To Prevent Early Childhood Caries

Baby teeth are very important for your child’s dental health. They not only help your child chew, speak, and smile, but act as a placeholder for permanent teeth. When early childhood caries develop (also known as baby bottle tooth decay), then your child’s current and future dental health is affected. Causes Of Early Childhood Caries There are three major causes... read more »