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  • What Are the Best (and Worst) Snacks for Your Kids?

    You know the basics when it comes to keeping your child's teeth happy and healthy: brushing teeth twice a day, flossing regularly, and visiting your pediatric dentists for bi-annual check-ups. But did you know that the snacks your kids are eating can have just as big an impact on their dental health? From what's in their lunchbox to what they're eating in front of their tablets, your child's f...
  • 4 Tips to Protect Your Child’s Teeth This Holiday Season

    December is finally here, and the holiday season is right around the corner. While the holidays are typically filled with family fun and beautiful lights, they're also often filled with a lot of sugar. From chocolate gelt and sufganiyot to chocolate Santas and candy canes, many kids this season will be putting their teeth through the wringer. To help you keep your child's teeth safe from the ba...
  • 5 Things Your Pediatric Dentist Is Looking For During Your Check-Up

    According to the CDC, it's recommended that your child brushes their teeth twice a day and that they visit the dentist at least once every six months. The reason for that six-month check-up isn't just for a cleaning. While it's true that only a pediatric dentist can remove tartar from your child's teeth, your pediatric dentist is doing far more during your child's dental exam than making sure your...
  • Dental Tips For Teens: A Brief Guide to Teenage Oral Health

    As a parent, you probably know how important your child's oral care is to their overall health. But as your child grows up and becomes a bit more independent, you might not pay as close attention to how they're caring for their teeth. Once your child enters their teenage years, they'll probably think that they know it all. And if they've had very few dental problems in the past, they may feel t...
  • Youth Sports and Dental Safety: How to Protect Your Child’s Teeth on the Field

    Back to school season is officially here, and soon many kids will be taking to the field or court to participate in youth sports and other outdoor activities. It's important to make sure that your child's teeth are protected in these situations. Sports can get rough and accidents happen. In fact, about 30% of pre-school children have experienced trauma to their primary teeth. To help protect yo...
  • Back-to-School Dental Care Tips For Teens

    Your family may be in the midst of enjoying the summer season, but the fall will be here before you know it. And although the back-to-school season is sure to look a lot different this year, there are some things that never really change. That includes teen oral care. Whether your teenager will be attending school in-person or taking classes online this semester, it's still important to priorit...
  • How Does Sugar Impact My Child’s Teeth?

    It's no secret that kids (and adults) love sugar. Unfortunately, while sugar might seem harmless, it can have some troubling impacts on your child's teeth and their health. Sugar is a major player in the chain of events leading to tooth decay, and the sources of sugar in your child's diet may surprise you. Let's take a closer look at how sugar impacts your child's teeth and how you can fight ba...
  • 7 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Dental Health

    Your child's dental care is essential to their health. However, some parents can have a hard time judging how much dental care their child needs. You know that you need to help your kids prevent cavities, but you might not always know the best way to keep tooth decay at bay. To help you maintain your child's dental health, here are seven of the best possible ways you can keep your kids' teeth i...
  • Worried About Your Child’s Teeth? Keep These 3 Parenting Tips in Mind

    As a parent, it's your responsibility to keep your kids safe, healthy, clothed, sheltered, and to teach them a love of brushing their teeth. Okay, maybe not the last one, but you should still absolutely get your kids to focus on their teeth in order to avoid some painful years down the line. Here are a few things that you should consider in regards to your children's teeth. Don't Let Them Drink ...
  • 6 Common Snacks And Drinks Impacting Your Child’s Dental Health

    Parents are always looking out for their child's health. They make sure their children eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise, and go to bed at an appropriate time. Something parents should pay extra attention to, though, is their children's dental health. There are certain snacks and drinks that may seem harmless, but can damage a child's smile. You may want to reconsider giving your...