Archive for the ‘Family Dental Health’ Category

Dental Care Tips

See your dentist for a check-up every 6 – 12 months Probably you have heard that one before but it is a really valuable dental care tip. Having regular dental check-ups significantly reduces the chances of developing any infections or decay that may lead to teeth loss in the future. Rinse your mouth with water […]

Dental health tips for kids

Good oral health in children translates to healthy adult teeth. Here’s how to help care for your child’s pearly whites: Take your child to a pediatric dentist by the child’s first birthday or when the first teeth arrive, whichever comes first. Begin helping your child floss by the time their last two molars come together, […]

Your Child and Cheese

Did you know recent research shows cheese is one of the healthiest snacks for your child’s teeth? In addition to providing large amounts of much-needed calcium, cheese also does its part to fight cavities. Read full article from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry >

Teen Pediatric Dentistry

Just because your teenager isn’t a child anymore, doesn’t mean she should stop seeing her pediatric dentist. Dentistry to meet the special needs of teens and adolescents is an important part of the specialized training for pediatric dentists. Read full article from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry >

“I Don’t Wanna Brush!”

The last thing parents want to do is struggle with 3- and 4-year-olds over brushing teeth. When children resist the toothbrush, they are testing their limits. According to AAPD President Dr. William C. Berlocher (2009-2010), it’s important for parents to be “cheerfully persistent.” Read full article on the American Pediatric Dentistry site >