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10 Tips for Dealing with Treats at Halloween

The deluge of sugar-filled candy treats at Halloween can be overwhelming for both kids and their parents. Loads of sugar is definitely not good for a child’s oral health, and getting that message across without making candy seem even more irresistible can be tough. But if you follow the tips we have below, your child […]

By |October 29th, 2019|Child Dental Care|Comments Off on 10 Tips for Dealing with Treats at Halloween

Healthy Halloween Snacks for Goblins and Ghouls

Get rid of the empty calories and heavy doses of sugar this Halloween when you give out treats to the little ghouls and goblins who knock on your door. There are a wealth of sensible snacks and healthy alternatives available, ranging from sugarless chewing gum to string cheese to Goldfish crackers. Or if you want […]

By |October 22nd, 2019|Child Dental Care, Oral Health|Comments Off on Healthy Halloween Snacks for Goblins and Ghouls

Have You Considered Dental Sealants to Prevent Cavities?

A good way to prevent cavities – especially for children – is to apply a dental sealant to your teeth. The sealant acts as a barrier against cavities. It is made from a plastic material and dentists apply it to the area where decay most often occurs in your mouth – on your back teeth’s […]

By |August 8th, 2019|Child Dental Care, Oral Health|Comments Off on Have You Considered Dental Sealants to Prevent Cavities?

Tips to Help Your Child Avoid Cavities from Their Baby Bottle

Here are nine tips for baby bottle usage to help you keep your little one free of cavities.

Avoid Sugary Beverages

Sports drinks and fruit juices are packed with sugar and are not recommended for your baby’s bottle. That’s because lots of sugar leads to tooth decay and can create a host of dental problems as their […]

By |May 14th, 2019|Child Dental Care|Comments Off on Tips to Help Your Child Avoid Cavities from Their Baby Bottle

9 Stocking Stuffers To Brighten Smiles This Christmas

Candy canes and chocolate are usual “go-to” items for stuffing Christmas stockings. This year, why not add some mouth-friendly items that will enhance your child or partner’s oral health and help brighten their smile?

We have nine ideas for you this Christmas that are sure to light up the faces of the recipients.

Chewing Gum With Xylitol: Putting […]

By |December 4th, 2018|Child Dental Care, Oral Health|Comments Off on 9 Stocking Stuffers To Brighten Smiles This Christmas

Tips to Prepare Your Child for Their First Dental Visit

It’s important to schedule your child’s first dental visit before their first birthday. At that point, children’s baby teeth are starting to appear and are susceptible to decay and cavities. Although their baby teeth are not permanent, decay in baby teeth can lead to an increase in the risk of decay to their permanent teeth […]

By |November 20th, 2018|Child Dental Care|Comments Off on Tips to Prepare Your Child for Their First Dental Visit

Alternatives to a Candy-Filled Halloween

Every year about this time, when spooky ads abound and grocery aisles are fully stocked with individual-sized candy, you might be pondering whether you should stock up on the sugar-laden treats for the neighborhood kids or should you look for healthier alternatives that won’t negatively impact oral health and won’t evoke a look of disgust […]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Child Dental Care, Oral Health|Comments Off on Alternatives to a Candy-Filled Halloween

Does Your Child Still Suck Their Thumb or Fingers?

Sucking their thumb, fingers or a pacifier is a natural reflex for most children. It helps them fall asleep, calm down, or to just feel good. When they are babies, it is considered harmless in terms of a child’s growth and speech development.

But how long should it go on? Should a child still be sucking […]

By |April 3rd, 2018|Child Dental Care, Oral Health|Comments Off on Does Your Child Still Suck Their Thumb or Fingers?

Fun Activity Sheets for a Stay-Indoors Day

By |December 29th, 2017|Child Dental Care|Comments Off on Fun Activity Sheets for a Stay-Indoors Day

10 Great Stocking Stuffers for a Happy Smile

 

Skip (or at least go easy) on the candy and the chocolate this year when you’re filling the holiday stockings for your loved ones. Instead of a stocking full of sugar, why not add some of these healthy – and sometimes funny – oral health stocking stuffers that are sure to bring a smile to […]

By |December 12th, 2017|Child Dental Care, Oral Health|Comments Off on 10 Great Stocking Stuffers for a Happy Smile
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