A Surprisingly Healthy Way to Warm Up Your February

February. Unless you’re a snowmobiler, skier, or ice-fisherman, it’s a month the rest of us wish would quickly pass by. After all, frozen toes, creaky bones, and chapped lips aren’t the most fun ailments. Despite the cold, though, there’s something about February that helps to melt away that deep freeze and warm us up both inside […]

Creative Tooth Fairy Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

In this day and age, even the tooth fairy is not at all immune to the slings and arrows of inflation. It seems kids across the land expect a higher bounty under their pillows, and you won’t believe the going rate. That going rate, by the way, is about $3.70 per tooth! And that number […]

Everyday Things We Do that Can Stain and Chip Our Teeth

If you’re visiting the dentist regularly and staying on top of your oral care routine, it’s easy to keep your teeth strong, healthy, and white. Habit and misfortune, however, can derail even the best-laid plan, leaving you with either chipped or stained teeth instead of the set you’d like to parade around the neighborhood. And, […]

Five Tips for Healthy Weight Week! It’s Jan. 20 – Jan. 26

If your kids are concerned about their weight and are looking to you for guidance, you’re in the right place! In honor of Healthy Weight Week, we’ve got five tips anyone can do to ensure their efforts pay off – the healthy way. Make friends with the scale There’s a wide chasm of opinion between […]

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! […]

Moustaches, Football and Thanksgiving: A November to Remember!

In the United States, November is a month of both celebration and change. Sundays are filled with football; plans for Thanksgiving preoccupy our minds; and for most of us, temperatures edge closer to freezing as the sun seems to have better places to be past 4pm. There’s also the sudden rise in the appearance of […]

Cut the Sugar, not the Flavor!

Well, October is upon us, and that means pumpkin spice everything, pies and cake and all sorts of yummy meals. It also means that with Halloween and Thanksgiving following one another in rapid succession and all those December holidays right behind them, you might be loading yourself up already with January guilt over how much […]

What causes Cavities and How to Avoid them

Doctors always recommend that parents limit their children’s candy intake, especially on holidays like Halloween. It’s important to help your children stay healthy, but it’s not always easy! And it’s definitely not fun to feel like the bad guy. Through understanding the potential consequences of a sugar overload, both you and your kids can feel […]

Cracked Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

With people living longer and more stressful lives, cracked teeth are seen more and more often at the dentist’s office. Yet cracked teeth can be difficult to detect for a number of reasons, most notably that the pain often comes and goes. Because of the short periods of erratic pain, it can be difficult to […]

Can Gummy Vitamins Harm Your Child’s Teeth?

Kids hate vitamins – we know. That’s why if you ask parents, gummy vitamins will rank as one of the best kid inventions of all time. Kids love ‘em! Kids want more of ‘em! Kids steal them and bring them to school! Wait. What? Yes. Gummy vitamins are a fantastic way to get your kids […]