Teach Me How to Brush: 6 Toddler Training Tips

Getting kids to brush their teeth is one of those initial standoffs you’re going to experience with your children. Children are programmed by nature to instinctively resist having things placed in their mouth, and a long vibrantly colored toothbrush with spiky things at the end of it is certainly enough to send a child into […]

Choosing the Right Sippy Cup

Sippy cups. The cup for toddlers. Or, is it? After all, there’s the transition cup, the toddler cup and the kid bottle. Which is correct? And how about all the styles and materials to choose from? Or the fact that certain types of sippy cups tend to land kids in the E.R.? Who knew cups […]

Four Tips that Can Help Minimize Tooth Misalignment in Children

While heredity is the most common cause of misaligned teeth, a child’s individual development and oral habits can also play a role. The fix is typically orthodontic treatment, but there are a few things you can do to help minimize the severity of a bad bite before teeth set and braces become the inevitable choice. Keep an […]

Cosmetic Dentistry for Teens

Ladies and gentlemen, cosmetic dentistry is no longer just for Mom and Dad. Teens have caught on, and they’re looking to boost self-esteem, combat cavities, and correct congenital cosmetic concerns. With everyone on television sporting a perfect smile, kids will no longer settle for you being the only person in the family with access to […]

7 Ways Your Dental Assistant is Your Best Ally

Dental assistants are the glue that keeps a dental office together. They’re also a tremendous asset when it comes to keeping your kids calm at the office. Without them, your local dentist’s office would be a whirlwind. Let’s learn more about how dental assistants can help you and your family. 1. By taking and developing […]

Fluoride and Floss: What You Need to Know!

February was National Children’s Dental Health Month! This year’s slogan hits two very important concepts for keeping our kids’ dental health in tip-top shape. The 2018 slogan is: “Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth for a healthy smile.” Yes, it’s a no-brainer to say, but actually doing it takes a little […]

Should Your Child Do More Than Just Brush and Floss?

As an adult, your oral care routine tends to remain fairly static for a large part of your life. Brush and floss. Rinse, perhaps, if you’re fond of it. And, unless you need prosthetics, that’s about all you’ll ever do. But, what about your kids? Toddlers? Adolescents? What sort of routine should they follow? Is […]

Awesome Apps for Outdoor Fun!

Parents have so much to worry about these days. Is there gluten in our shampoo? How do I know if my kid has been around too many Wi-Fi rays? What brand of gummy vitamins will get my child into Harvard? Figuring out how to get your kids a wee bit more Vitamin D shouldn’t be […]

Holiday Dental Gift Ideas

Racked for gift ideas this season? Fear not, because we’ve got some great ones for you. And we think they’re great because they’re all … dental-related! If your little one has a tough time in the dental chair, or if they despise their daily dental health routine, these toys can help. By giving your kids […]

Thanksgiving Snacks Kids Will Crave Their Whole Lives

In the United States, November is a month of celebration and change. Sundays are filled with football; plans for Thanksgiving preoccupy our minds; and for most of us, temperatures edge closer to freezing. In the spirit of these two themes (celebration and change), we’re offering a few dead-simple, good-for-you food switcheroos to help you celebrate! […]