Blog Posts Categorized: Children + Family



February 14th, 2017
Ask Hygienist Leah: How do I get my kid to brush?

  By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS “With our busy schedule, my wife and I struggle to get our 4-year-old to brush her teeth in the morning. We usually end up doing a really quick job on the way out the door, which I’m sure leaves lots of sugar bugs behind. Do you have any tips… Read more »

February 13th, 2017
Some pet dental health facts to celebrate Pet Dental Health Month
February 13th, 2017
Sealants and Fluoride: What’s the difference, and why does my kid need them?
February 9th, 2017
Tooth Fairy giving more than ever before

Average payouts soar by nearly 20% – marking all-time high It’s nearly Tooth Fairy Day (Feb. 28), and Delta Dental’s Original Tooth Fairy Poll results are in! An unlikely but accurate economic indicator, Tooth Fairy payouts are soaring, posting record gains in 2016 and early 2017. According to the Original Tooth Fairy Poll, sponsored by… Read more »

February 7th, 2017
Tooth Fairies Around the World!
February 7th, 2017
Why do we lose our teeth?

It’s a rite of passage that every child goes through – losing their baby (also known as milk, deciduous or primary) teeth. The thought of pulling out pieces of our mouth can be a scary one for a child or even an adult to think about – but what can help the shock is understanding… Read more »