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Read This Before Letting Your Child Brush Their Teeth

Did you know that you should wait at least an hour after eating before brushing your teeth? In fact, brushing right after a meal may actually do more damage than good. Why Should You Wait to Brush? Your tooth enamel works to protect your teeth from damaging acids that can cause tooth decay. When left unbrushed, acids […]

Your Child’s Thumb Sucking Might be Causing Harm

Thumb sucking is a natural reflex for young children, and it is almost always something they do for comfort. Sucking on thumbs, fingers or pacifiers can be very comforting and make a young child feel secure, and can even help them fall asleep. However, finger sucking can be very detrimental for a developing smile, and […]

Stop! Don’t Brush Your Teeth Until You Read This.

Did you know that you should wait at least an hour after eating before brushing? In fact, brushing immediately after a meal may actually damage your teeth. Why Shouldn’t I Brush Right After Eating? Your tooth enamel works to protect your teeth, but acids created by food can wear away your enamel.  During meals, acid […]

Common Causes of Bad Breath and How to Fix Them

Bad breath, or halitosis, is a common problem for people of all ages. While some bad breath is normal, such as what’s caused by certain foods, bad breath may also be a symptom of something more serious that needs to be treated by a dentist. Here are some common causes of bad breath and their solutions. Cause: Skipping […]

When Should You Trade in Your Toothbrush?

A toothbrush is one of the best tools to keep your teeth clean and cavity-free. But how long should you use a toothbrush before trading it in for something newer? Read our four fantastic tips below to learn about the lifespan of your toothbrush, and uncover the signs that mean it’s time for a new […]

4 Super Foods for Healthy Teeth

Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best things you can do to promote your overall health, but certain foods promote healthy teeth and gums too! You can also prevent cavities and promote healthy adult teeth in children by keeping their mouth clean and healthy. Below are four foods that will you keep their […]

7 Steps to Prevent Childhood Cavities

Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, and what’s worse is that 20% of children’s cavities are left untreated. But there’s good news: cavities are nearly 100% preventable. Follow these seven steps to prevent cavities in your children’s teeth, and save a trip to the dentist! Pick a Dental Home by Age One Pediatric […]

Mouth Happy Travel Tips for a Busy Summer

Traveling can be hectic and time consuming, often causing us to forget or ignore little daily routines that keep us healthy. Before you pack up and head out this Summer, check out these travel tips to help you keep a clean mouth while on vacation. Visit the Dentist before Leaving A few weeks before departing […]

6 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is the first line of defense your teeth have against plaque and cavities. It is the white, visible part of the tooth and it is also the hardest part of the human body. Unfortunately, tooth enamel takes a lot of abuse from sugar, bacteria and other degenerative factors. So how can you protect […]

Picking the Perfect Dental Home for Your Child

Choosing a primary doctor or dentist for your child can be a hard and confusing process. So, how can you choose the right dentist for your children? We’ve outlined a few reasons why pediatric dentists are the absolute best choice to be your kids’ dental home. Pediatric Dentists Make Office Visits Fun Pediatric dental offices […]