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Is Mouthwash Safe for My Child?

Mouthwash is a great tool to help you and your child get clean teeth and gums. Different types of mouthwash have different benefits like preventing tooth decay, reducing plaque, freshening breath, and reducing and preventing gingivitis. But with so many products on the market it can be hard to know what to look for in […]

Is Your Child Using the Wrong Toothpaste?

Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, with more than 16 million children suffering from them each year. Oral disease also leads to just over 51 million school hours lost every school year. So how can you help prevent your child from getting cavities? You can buy them toothpaste that works to protect their […]

Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

Children lead rough and tumble lives that lead to accidents and minor injuries. Inevitably, your children will injure their mouths at some point in their lives, which means that you should prepare for dental emergencies. Dental emergencies happen at unexpected and inopportune times, but we’re here to prepare you for some of the most common […]

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 […]