Clinician’s Corner: Keep kids smiling all summer!
Some kids might struggle to keep up with a healthy dental routine over the summer. Here are some tips to keep kids on track with brushing teeth and flossing from pediatrician Dr. Eileen Crespo.
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.
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:
Is drinking from a garden hose OK?
It may be tempting to turn the spigot and take a sip while the kids are out playing in the sprinkler or when you’re finishing some yardwork, but drinking hose water isn’t a good idea. Garden hoses have been shown to contain a host of chemicals that can be harmful to both children and adults.