September 8th, 2020

Clinician’s Corner: Back to school and… back to the dentist!

Maintaining a child’s oral and overall health requires more than daily toothbrushing and flossing. Seeing a dentist regularly for preventive care is an important part of a child’s complete wellness.

June 25th, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Baby teeth— the building blocks to a healthy smile

The road to a healthy smile starts long before a chid's permanent teeth grow in. Dr. Nina Prabhu, DMD, shares the basics behind baby teeth and how they affect oral health into adulthood.

June 3rd, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Raising a cavity-free kid

It can be difficult to help kids take care of their teeth, but luckily Dr. Eileen Crespo is here to help! Find the information you need to help your kids form a strong oral health routine.

February 10th, 2020

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.

January 10th, 2019

Dentists, your child and oral health

From the first visit through their teenage years, your child’s dentist has an essential role in their oral health.

August 9th, 2018

Pool time: How to help your kids have fun and keep their teeth safe at a home pool

The outdoor swimming pool is a hallmark of Minnesota summers, and can be a great way for kids to burn off some energy and beat the heat. If your kids are spending a lot of time at an at-home pool (whether your own or a friend’s) this summer, be sure to protect their teeth with these tips:

February 26th, 2018

Tooth Fairy payouts hit hard times

The Tooth Fairy has tightened her money bag after an all-time high payout last year. According to the Original Tooth Fairy Poll, sponsored by Delta Dental, the Tooth Fairy’s cash gifts in 2017 dropped to an average of $4.13, a 53 cent drop from 2016. Delta Dental’s Original Tooth Fairy Poll typically serves as a good indicator of the economy’s overall direction, tracking with the movement of Standard & Poor’s 500 index (S&P 500) for 12 of the past 14 years.

April 11th, 2017

What would you do if your teeth never stopped growing?

Have you ever wondered how animals take care of their teeth? As spring begins to take root, I sat down to chat with the Easter Bunny to learn how she keeps her teeth healthy throughout the year.

April 5th, 2017

Tooth terms

Dental professionals have a vocabulary all their own! Each week we pick out some our favorite tooth terms to explain on Twitter. Have you been following along? Check out some of the tooth terms below: