How To Ease Your Child’s Dental Fear

Talk About The Visits Tell your child about dental appointments—but don’t give too many details. Be as simple as possible when answering your child’s inquiries, and leave the more complex questions to the dental professionals. Dentists are trained to explain things to kids in a friendly way and easy-to-understand language. Arrange a Pre-visit A quick [...]

Preventing Toddler Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is one of the most common dental problems. It can affect different age groups, from toddlers to adults. Tooth decay in toddlers is exceptionally painful as it can cause your child unbearable pain. If not prevented, the problem can lead to expensive treatment and other ongoing complications. Here are simple but effective ways [...]

Suitable Toothbrushes for All Ages

Brushing is an essential part of maintaining good oral health. Toothbrushes come in a variety of forms, colors, and sizes to suit different needs and age groups. For example, for toddlers, you’ll typically find toothbrushes with favorite cartoon characters or talking toothbrushes. Below are some tips to help you choose the right toothbrush for different [...]

Are Dental X-Rays Safe for Kids?

When you take your child for a dental visit, the dentist will perform a comprehensive examination. This exam may include taking an X-ray of your child’s teeth. Dental X-rays help your dentist provide a thorough examination of teeth and bones, but are they safe? Dental X-rays are generally safe for kids—provided the right dosage is [...]

When Do Baby Teeth Come In?

Babies are born with a full set of twenty teeth underneath their gums, just waiting to erupt when the right comes—but when is the right time? Baby teething generally starts between four to seven months old depending mainly on the baby's hereditary genes. For most babies, however, the first primary tooth emerges at around six [...]

What To Do When Your Child Loses A Tooth

Your child will lose his teeth at some point. When that happens, it’s important to know what to do to avoid dental health issues. So, let’s take a look at what steps you should consider if your child loses his primary tooth or permanent tooth. What to Do When Your Child Loses a Primary Tooth [...]

Children Grinding Teeth

Teeth grinding, or bruxism is a stressful condition that affects at least 10% of the population. It normally happens at night during sleep. This makes it hard to identify until the damage has been done. If left untreated, bruxism can result in gum and jaw problems, severe headaches. It can even lead to premature wear [...]

Gum Health Basics for Kids

Gum Health Basics for Kids Did you know that it is just as important to maintain your child’s teeth as it is your own teeth? Gum disease is one of the most common dental problems kids face. Kids with gum disease may not complain of discomfort. However, common symptoms of gum disease in kids include [...]

Tips for Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

Tips for Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist It’s exciting to do all kinds of new things with your kid. First steps, first word, first day of school. First visit to the dentist may be a little more daunting, however. There are odd instruments and loud noises, and many parents fail to prepare their [...]

Flossing for Children

If you have a child who is growing teeth, it’s crucial to help them develop healthy dental habits early in their lives. While brushing teeth is seen as the primary form of dental care, flossing is also a critical component of any comprehensive oral health routine. It’s essential to teach your children how to floss [...]