Teens And Orthodontics

Teens And Orthodontics The teen years can be exciting, fun and life-changing, but it can also be busy, confusing and challenging. With so many things on their plate, taking care of their health – particularly dental health – can easily be neglected. When the state of your child’s teeth gets delegated to the back seat,…

Should I Worry About the White Spots on My Child’s Teeth?

You snapped a couple of pictures of yourself and your kid, and now you are choosing which photos to post on your Instagram or Facebook account. As you browse through the album on your phone, you suddenly notice white spots on your child’s teeth. You then wonder: Should I worry about the white spots on…

Helping Your Kids’ Teeth Survive Holiday Sweets

  You are proud of the fact that your children eat a well-balanced diet. Whatever is on the dinner table, they will happily devour it, including veggies. From time to time, you allow them to indulge in sweets and junk food, but overall, they eat healthy fare. You are fortunate enough that they have outgrown…

Preventing Tooth Decay in Kids

Like adults, children (including toddlers) can succumb to tooth decay. In fact, 42 percent of children aged between two and 11 develop cavities while 28 percent of kids aged between two and five years old develop at least one cavity. But what exactly causes cavities or tooth decay in children? There are plenty of possible reasons…

How Does Sugar Affect Children’s Teeth?

  Do you have a sweet tooth? It is likely your little ones do too. Kids are no exception when it comes to sweet cravings. Fruit juices, chocolate milk, breakfast cereals, animal crackers, hard candies, and other foods that are commonly and frequently given to kids are sweet. Naturally and like adults, our children will find…

What To Expect From Your Child’s First Dentist Visit

Scheduling Your Child’s First Dentist Visit Your little one is really growing up — that cute little mouth is slowly filling up with teeth. Oh, how breastfeeding becomes so much more interesting! Pretty soon, it’ll be time for his/her first visit to the dentist! The first visit should be at least six months after your child…

Understanding Your Baby’s Teething Timeline

  Watching your baby grow is an experience that delivers a lot of “firsts.” From taking the first step, saying the first word, and getting their first haircut, every new thing that happens to a baby is cause for wonder and delight for any parent — and of course, there are plenty of tears, shrieks,…