What You Need To Know About Thumb Sucking
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What You Need To Know About Thumb Sucking

While thumb or finger sucking is a completely normal behavior for babies, parents and caregivers need to be aware that if it continues too long, it could prove…

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Your Child’s Age One Dental Visit
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Your Child’s Age One Dental Visit

Establishing the foundation for lifelong good oral health begins with a child’s first visit to the dentist. Unfortunately, some parents or caregivers make the mistake of assuming that…

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How much toothpaste should your child be using?
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How much toothpaste should your child be using?

Encouraging your young child to brush daily will help to develop good oral hygiene practices early in life. But did you know that parents should monitor the amount…

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How Topical Fluoride Benefits Your Child
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How Topical Fluoride Benefits Your Child

Even though children use fluoride toothpaste, it may still be important for them to receive fluoride treatments with their routine six-month dental cleanings and exams. And why does…

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Protecting Your Child’s Teeth with Sealants
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Protecting Your Child’s Teeth with Sealants

As a parent or caregiver, you want to do whatever is necessary to protect your children. And when it comes to your child’s oral and dental health, you…

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Losing Baby Teeth Too Early
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Losing Baby Teeth Too Early

If your child has lost any baby teeth early due to tooth decay or any other reason, you should have your child evaluated. The primary reason for doing…

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Just Say No to Fruit Juice Before Age 1
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Just Say No to Fruit Juice Before Age 1

When the labels claim “100% juice,” “no added sugar” and “all natural,” it’s tempting to think that juice is a good nutritional choice for children. That’s why parents…

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Sodas Are ‘De-Listed’ on Kids’ Fast-Food Menus
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Sodas Are ‘De-Listed’ on Kids’ Fast-Food Menus

Want to order a kiddie meal from one of the popular fast-food restaurants? You’ll see several main-dish choices, like a hamburger, cheeseburger, or chicken nuggets, plus a side…

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No Fooling: Baby Teeth Really Do Deserve Special Care
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No Fooling: Baby Teeth Really Do Deserve Special Care

On April Fool’s Day, many people enjoy playing harmless pranks on unsuspecting colleagues… like leaving a memo that “Mr. Fox” called, along with the phone number of the…

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When Your Child Needs Dental Treatment
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When Your Child Needs Dental Treatment

Dental treatments like root canals and tooth-colored bonding aren’t just for adults. In fact, children sometimes require the same dental treatments that adults routinely get — though not…

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