National Brush Day: A Parent’s Guide to Children’s Dental Care

National Brush Day, celebrated on November 1st, is the perfect occasion to highlight the importance of maintaining your child’s oral health as they grow. As a parent, it’s essential to instill good dental habits early on, and choosing the right tools and techniques can make a significant difference in your child’s developing smile. Today we will discuss various types of... read more »

How To Manage Your Child’s Halloween Treats From a Pediatric Dental Perspective

Next to Christmas, Halloween is arguably the most popular holiday for children, filled to the brim with creepy costumes, spooky fun, and, of course, candy and chocolatey treats. While the joy of trick-or-treating is undeniable, it’s essential for parents to be mindful of their children’s dental health during this treat-filled season. We are excited to share some valuable tips on... read more »

Cherish Every Tiny Tooth: Your How To Guide to Happy Baby Smiles

September is a time to celebrate healthy smiles, and that includes the tiniest members of our families. As parents, it’s natural to want the best for your children, and this includes their oral health. Taking care of your baby’s gums and emerging chompers is an essential part of their overall health and well-being. In this blog, we’ll delve into the... read more »

Smiles in the Classroom: The Connection Between Oral Health and Academic Success

As parents, educators, and healthcare professionals, we all strive to provide the best environment for children to flourish academically. The link between oral health and academic performance in children is profound. Dental problems, including toothaches, cavities, and gum issues, can impact your child’s ability to focus and learn effectively. In fact, consistent pediatric dental care promotes a healthier smile and... read more »

Fun and Healthy Summer Treats for Kids

Summer is here, and kids eagerly await their favorite season of outdoor play and endless fun. As a parent, you want to ensure that your children enjoy refreshing snacks during the hot summer days, but you also want to keep their teeth healthy and cavity-free. Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with tooth-friendly snack ideas that are both delicious and... read more »

Tools To Help Your Child Overcome Dental Anxiety While Creating Healthy Smiles

Visiting the dentist can be a daunting experience for many children, often leading to dental anxiety. It’s essential for parents to understand how to help their child navigate their fears to make dental visits a more positive and stress-free experience. In this blog, we will explore helpful strategies and resources that can help you alleviate dental anxiety in your child,... read more »

Safeguard Your Child’s Smile This National Facial Protection Month

Spring is finally here, and April is National Facial Protection Month. This is a time to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the face during contact sports and high-impact recreational activities. With spring sports in full swing, it’s important to remember that accidents can and often do happen, leaving behind dental injuries. That’s why it’s crucial to take the... read more »

Why Your Child Might Need a Dental Crown To Restore a Damaged Primary Tooth

Dental crowns are an investment in keeping a tooth as long as possible. Even for children, dental crowns protect their developing smiles because their jaws are still forming. Any tooth gaps that arise when a tooth is pulled early because of decay, or even injury from an accident or contact sports, can leave your child dealing with serious dental problems... read more »

February Is a Busy Month When It Comes to Your Child’s Dental Health

February is Children’s Dental Health month, and this year’s theme by the American Dental Association (ADA) is “Brush, Floss, Smile.” This year, they offer the following dental health tips to help support your child’s developing oral health for healthy teeth and gums: Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. Floss between your teeth every day. Eat healthy foods... read more »