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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]