3 Tips For Getting Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

No matter how many times you've been through it, getting your children to brush and floss regularly is a challenge even for the most superhuman of parents around. Despite the difficulty for many parents to get their children to brush their teeth and floss, the fact remains proper dental hygiene is essential to prevent long-term [...]

How Thumb Sucking Affects Teeth (and what you can do about it)

Thumb sucking is a natural behaviour that many kids exhibit from a young age, since sucking their thumb or putting objects in their mouth is a natural way of helping children feel happier and more secure. But like anything, sucking your thumb beyond a certain age can become a bad habit. If it persists beyond [...]

Fluoride and Your Child

Fluoride and Your Child In order for your child to have healthy teeth, they have to learn the importance of brushing and flossing their teeth every day. If your child is older than 6 months, they also need fluoride to prevent tooth decay. When your child eats or drinks something, the bacteria in their mouth [...]

Two Ways to Get Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

Two Ways to Get Your Child to Brush Their Teeth At first, brushing teeth is an adventure for children. But then what happens? They lose interest so bad they might even treat the task like a punishment. So how can you help your child to see the importance of brushing? This first suggestions to highlight [...]

The Importance of a Straight Smile

The Importance of a Straight Smile Have you ever worn a retainer? It may seem like an annoying piece of dental equipment to put into your child's mouth, but many benefits come with their use. If you are not familiar with why this small plastic and metal dental appliance can make all the difference in [...]

Children with Chronic Health Conditions may Need Extra Dental Care

Children with Chronic Health Conditions may Need Extra Dental Care Proactive dental care is an essential part of childhood growth. But that care can be much harder for children with chronic health issues than for healthier children. “Chronic condition” is an umbrella term for any permanent and ongoing health issue. Asthma, Down’s syndrome, cystic fibrosis, [...]

What’s the Best Toothpaste for Children?

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 [...]

The Transition from Baby Teeth to Adult Teeth

An incredible amount of oral development takes place when children are growing, and it even begins before they’re born. To help parents better understand what to expect and what to watch for, as your dentist office, we explain the stages of dental development from baby teeth until children have all their adult teeth in. Stage [...]

Dental Sedation for Children

Dental Sedation for Children We may not be keen on sedating our children but, if there is ever a time to do so, this is during a visit to the dentist’s office. Before taking your child in, it may pay to just speak to your dentist and see what it is that they suggest. Conscious [...]

The Top 3 Reasons a Pediatric Dentist Is a Better Choice Than a General Dentist for Your Child

When it comes to your child’s first dental appointment, there is probably a lot going through your mind. How do you make it a good experience for your child? How do you minimize anxiety? Do you go to your regular dentist or do you look for a pediatric dentist? In this post, we look at [...]