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 [...]

4 Clever Ideas to Make Your Kids Brush Their Teeth

It is hard enough to win the battle of getting the kids to bed – making them brush their teeth is almost impossible. And still, every parent aims to form good habits for oral care in their child, seeing how crucial it is to their development and health. This isn’t easy. To help you out, [...]

Mouthguards for Children

Childhood is a time of exploration and discovery. It can be filled with scraps and bruises especially if the child does sport. Sports have a host of health benefits, but they can also lead to injuries. This should not be a deterrent against doing sports, instead it should make them more precautious about injuries. Mouthguards [...]

Setting Your Child Up for a Lifetime of Good Oral Habits

Setting Your Child Up for a Lifetime of Good Oral Habits Your kids are watching. Children learn from what they see others doing. That’s why you see them modeling the behaviors they observe on a regular basis. When you eat a candy bar while offering your child an apple, you’re sending mixed signals. Good oral [...]

What Effect Does Your Child’s Diet Have on Their Teeth?

What Effect Does Your Child’s Diet Have on Their Teeth? Pediatric dentist, Dr. Iris Hernandez counsels parents at Kissimmee Children's Dentistry on eating habits that will help their children maintain optimal oral as well as general health. Frequent ingestion of sugars and other carbohydrates such as juices are particular risk factors in the development of dental [...]

My child has autism. What should we expect at your office?

My Child Has Autism. What Should We Expect at Your Office? At Kissimmee Children's Dentistry, we know that as many as one in 88 children today have some form of autism, a complex brain disorder that affects a child's ability to communicate or form relationships, and makes a child appear distant, aloof, or detached from [...]

Reasons Why Your Child Should Begin Dental Visits by Age One

Reasons Why Your Child Should Begin Dental Visits by Age One Pediatric Dental Questions As a parent, you have plenty of questions about your child’s health. One we hear quite often is when dental care should begin for a child. The short answer is when their first tooth comes in, usually at six months to [...]