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When Should Kids Get Braces? This Is What You Need to Know

When Should Kids Get Braces? This Is What You Need to Know

Over four million people in the US wear braces, either for cosmetic reasons, like straightening their teeth or to help correct a dental issue.  If you have a young child, you might get lucky and they’ll be blessed with straight teeth naturally. However, odds are that they’ll need braces for at least a little while.  (more…)

10 Healthy Foods For Teeth Your Children Should Be Eating

10 Healthy Foods For Teeth Your Children Should Be Eating

Did you know that one out of five children aged five to 11 suffers from at least one untreated tooth decay? One of seven adolescents from age 12 to 19 have at least one untreated tooth decay. It’s essential to teach your children the importance of good oral hygiene. Small oral health problems can lead to (more…)

Preventive Dental Care for Kids: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Preventive Dental Care for Kids: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Brushing and flossing multiple times a day is a necessity if we want to maintain good oral hygiene. The same is true for our little ones. We might not stop to consider this, but even our infants and toddlers need a preventive dental care routine.  The last thing you want to do is end up (more…)

Is Thumb Sucking Bad? How Thumb Sucking Affects A Child’s Teeth

Is Thumb Sucking Bad? How Thumb Sucking Affects A Child’s Teeth

Three-quarters of all infants suck their thumbs. There is nothing abnormal or wrong about children sucking their thumbs, yet parents all over the world worry constantly about their children’s thumb-sucking habits. Is thumb sucking bad? Are they too old for it? Will sucking their thumb at night cause irreparable damage to their teeth? For those concerned (more…)