When Thumb-sucking and Pacifier Use Become a Problem

When Thumb-sucking and Pacifier Use Become a Problem Should parents be concerned if their children suck their thumbs or use pacifiers? That depends on a few things. Babies have a natural urge to suck and it is normal for them and young children to suck on their thumbs. In fact, your little one begins sucking on his…

8 Fun Tooth Fairy Ideas to Try with Your Kid

8 Fun Tooth Fairy Ideas to Try with Your Kid Kids grow up so fast; that’s why it’s important to help them enjoy their childhood as much as they can. Brutal truths are for when they’re older and can already fully grasp the workings of the world. While they’re young, there’s no harm in letting…

What a Good Diet Means For Kids’ Oral Health

The connection between healthy eating and kids oral health As a parent, you want your child to have strong and healthy teeth and for him to avoid dental problems at a young age. And although proper oral hygiene and regular visits to the pediatric dentist play crucial roles in the achievement of these goals, parents should not…

Sippy Cups and Kids Teeth

What Parents Need to Know About Sippy Cups As you know, Sippy cups are used to help children transition from breast or bottle feeding to drinking using a cup they can hold on to. The use of these cups is usually introduced when a child has developed sufficient motor skills to firmly grasp one, typically…

Get to know the Surfside Kids Dental Team

Surfside Core Values We aim to make our clients go “Wow” That’s not a typical reaction when you step into a Family Dentist’s Office, but it is when you pay a visit to ours. From our adorable beach-themed interiors to our video game consoles for teens, your kids will be in heaven. We have the…

A Parent’s Guide to Invisalign for Teens

When your child becomes a teenager, her body will begin to exhibit changes that she may suddenly feel self-conscious about — especially if these changes can be immediately noticeable to other people. An example of such a development can be observed in the teeth. Most teens — girls and boys alike — will experience the…

My Child Has Two Rows of Teeth

Should I Be Worried that My Child Has Two Rows of Teeth? Your little one is growing up and he is going through many physical changes. That’s how the body naturally works; however, there are some changes that can look odd and can be quite worrisome. One of the common “transformations” that you’ll see in your…

The Tooth Decay Process In Kids

The Tooth Decay Process In Kids (And How To Prevent It) Most children are naturally drawn to sweet food. It is therefore highly possible that people were born with not just one sweet tooth; there must have been more. Whether it’s chocolate, candy, ice cream, or cake, they won’t stop gobbling them up unless they’ve finished them…

Braces vs. Invisalign: The Pros and Cons?

When it comes to your child’s teeth, it is important to be fully aware and mindful of the pros and cons of any recommended dental procedure or treatment so that you can make the right choices.

Orthodontic Care for the Whole Family!

Expert Orthodontic care can help to make dental hygiene easier and more effective over time. By addressing degenerative conditions such as teeth crowding, cross bite, overbites, underbites, chewing and biting problems in children and adults brushing teeth becomes easier. There are less problem spots left in the mouth. And overall, you become more confident with…

The 5 Stages of Teething

Teething is an important milestone in a child’s development. It’s one of those things that clearly indicate that a baby will soon be a toddler and will be functioning more like everybody else. It’s exciting, but it can also be a quite challenging time for parents and infants, especially with the discomforts the little ones feel…

Helping Kids Adjust to New Braces

Deciding to invest in braces for your pre-teen or teen is not an easy choice to make. But now that you are finally doing it, there are some things that you need to know so that adjusting to new braces will not be so difficult for you or your child.