Dentist approved stocking stuffers
Yule love these creative stocking stuffer ideas that promote good oral health!
Guide to your child’s teeth
Though your child may still have their baby teeth, their oral health is just as important as an adult's. Find out everything you need to know about caring for your child's smile and help them develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime.
New Year, new you! Five New Year’s resolutions to improve your oral health
While you brainstorm goals for the new year ahead, keep your oral health at the front of your mind. Try out some of these suggestions to achieve a healthier smile.
Floss vs. Toothpicks
When you feel something stuck in your teeth, your instinct might be to reach for a toothpick. However, they don't offer the same benefits of dental floss and can even cause harm when used too often or incorrectly.
Help your child floss
Get an early start forming your child's oral health routine. Show them the proper way to floss, and encourage them to make it a daily habit.
Boo! How to have a fun – and tooth-friendly – Halloween!
Halloween may be the holiday of candy, but that doesn’t mean your child’s teeth have to suffer! It’s easy to have a fun, and a tooth-friendly, Halloween!
New Study: Parents Across the Country Struggling to Make Oral Health a Priority for Their Kids
More parents report that getting their kids to floss or brush their teeth is more challenging than getting their kids to make the bed or to complete their homework on time. This, according to a recent national survey conducted by Delta Dental. The Children’s Oral Health Survey indicates that many children are not following recommended guidelines of brushing their teeth for two minutes twice daily and flossing once a day, potentially leading to oral health problems. 78 percent of the parents surveyed confess that their child’s oral health is not as good as it could be, with 64 percent disclosing that their child currently has oral health issues, including cavities (31 percent).
Spring cleaning for your bathroom
Feeling the urge to scour your baseboards with Q-tips® and purge your fridge of leftovers? It must be spring. When your spring-cleaning fever hits the bathroom, be sure to pay attention to more than just soap scum. By adding a few oral health items to your checklist, your smile will stay as fresh and clean as your house.
Alternatives for the floss-adverse
Flossing can seem like a chore. If you don’t do it regularly it might hurt, maybe maneuvering that tiny string isn’t easy for you, and it might seem like it just takes too long.