August 7th, 2019

Summer Sports Safety For Kids

Help your kids stay safe while they enjoy their summertime sports and activities. Keep water handy and watch out for common injuries.

July 31st, 2019

Back-to-School Dentist Appointments

As summer comes to an end, parents should be planning dental visits for their children ahead of the new school year.

September 6th, 2018

Say “lights out” to kids’ teeth grinding

Is the stress of the new school year causing your kid to grind their teeth? If it is, your child isn’t alone. An estimated 15 to 33 percent of children will grind their teeth at some point, compared to roughly 8 percent of adults. The majority of teeth grinding (also called bruxism) will happen after kids have dozed off to dreamland, which can make it tough for them to know it’s happening. Luckily, parents can help by learning how to spot grinding and how to help their kid overcome it.

February 12th, 2018

Children’s Dental Health Month: Losing teeth the healthy way!

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of good oral health. The month-long national campaign began in 1981, but the first national observance of Children’s Dental Health Day occurred on February 8, 1949. In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month 2018, we put together this how-to guide on loose & recently lost teeth.