All about brushing your kids’ teeth and building healthy habits from a young age for optimal oral health. Did you know your child’s baby teeth are a risk for decay as soon as their teeth first appear? This is often referred to as baby bottle tooth decay. The good news is tooth decay is preventable! […]
Preventing Tooth Decay Your child’s baby teeth are at risk for decay as soon as they appear. The good news is that tooth decay is preventable!
“Sugar is fun to eat, but not good for your teeth!” Limiting the amount of sugar your entire family eats is good for your teeth and key to your overall health. Here are some dentist-recommended ways to start saying good-bye to unnecessary sugar throughout the day.
8 Secrets to a Successful Back-to-School Dental Checkup Backpack? Check. Booster shots? Check. Teeth cleaning? Check! Regular dental visits are important year-round, but a back to school check-up is key in fighting the most common chronic disease found in school-age children: cavities. In fact, dental disease causes children to miss more than 51 million school […]
What to Expect at Your Child’s Back-to-school Dental Visit. School will be back in session before you know it. Send your child off to class with a new bookbag, fresh pencils and a healthy smile. Some schools require a back-to-school dental exam. Still, it’s always a good time of year to schedule one of your child’s […]
Ways to Make Brushing Fun for Kids Need to brush up on the basics of cleaning your child’s teeth? Watch the video above to find out how to brush your child’s teeth. Then, get started! Here’s how:
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Preventing Tooth Decay in Babies Healthy dental habits should begin early because tooth decay can develop as soon as the first tooth comes in. Here is information for parents and caregivers from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) about causes of tooth decay, signs of tooth decay, and how to prevent tooth decay.
Fluoride Varnish Read on for more information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about fluoride varnish.
Benefits of Sealants Sealants are a fast and easy way of protecting your child’s teeth that act as barriers to cavity-prone areas. They are usually applied to the chewing surfaces of back teeth and sometimes used to cover deep pits and grooves. Both primary and permanent teeth can benefit from sealants.