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Tooth Decay Prevention In Kids Starts When They’re Babies

Preventing Kids Tooth Decay According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, about 40 percent of children have tooth decay by age 5. Improper or infrequent brushing and flossing are the main causes. Proper oral care can prevent children’s tooth decay, and you can start now to teach your child good habits. Here […]

What Is The Best Sports Mouthguard For Kids?

The Best Sports Mouthguard Is Custom-Fit By A Dentist When it comes to choosing the best sports mouthguard to protect your smile, or your little athlete’s smile, choices abound. Since April is National Facial Protection Month, let’s define the absolute best sports mouthguard once and for all. Aside from a helmet – in some sports […]

Do Your Kids Fear The Dentist?

Are Your Kids Afraid of Going to The Dentist? Every parent knows that children’s dental health is important, just as their overall health is. But sometimes it can be incredibly challenging or just downright difficult to get your child – or children – to the dentist. Is your child afraid of going to the dentist? […]

How Much Do You Give The Tooth Fairy?

How Much Do You Give The Tooth Fairy for a Lost Tooth? The average amount paid to the Tooth Fairy for a lost tooth in 2017 was $4.16. This represents a precipitous 11% drop from the previous year (2016), when the Tooth Fairy raked in an all-time high $4.66 per tooth, but is a step […]

Limit Sports Injuries With A Custom-Fit Mouthguards

A Custom Fit Mouthguard From Your Dentist Offers The Best Protection Participation in youth sports teaches our kids such important life lessons that we as adults often forget, or maybe fail to practice as much as we should. Seemingly simple ideas like working together toward a common goal, learning sportsmanship, and most of all – […]

Protect Your Child’s Smile This Summer

Protect Your Kids’ Smiles In Summer Now that the kids are out of school for the summer, do you see yourself looking for ways to keep them busy and happy? Some of your summer vacation plans are probably already set, but there is one sure-fire way to help fill your children’s summer schedule. Make sure […]

When Should You Remove A Child’s Loose Tooth?

When Is It Time To Remove A Child’s Loose Tooth? When the tooth in question is loose enough to come out with minimal fuss…from the tooth, not the child. Any parent knows the panic that might set in when their child realizes they have a loose tooth. Although there are some loose tooth troopers out […]

Children’s Dental Health Is All About Prevention

Children’s Dental Health Month Being that it’s National Children’s Dental Health Month we figured a double down dose of the kids dental health message is on the docket. This message is all about PREVENTION. If we can start our kids on the path to optimal oral health early enough by setting a positive example with […]

February Is Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. The aim of Children’s Dental Health Month is to raise awareness about the importance of children’s dental health. Developing good dental hygiene habits when we are kids and keeping regular visits to the dentist helps our children […]

Root Canals In Children: Get Answers To Your FAQs

Do Kids Even Get Root Canals? Sometimes, if they haven’t done such a great job of maintaining a diligent daily dental hygiene regimen. Or they eat too many sweets, or some other reason why their baby teeth have developed tooth decay that has progressed to the level of becoming infected. Root canal canal treatment for […]