What are the 6 Myths About Baby Teeth?

Thanks to advances in technology, new parents now have access to relevant information that will help them take care of their baby and ensure the little one’s good health. However, this easy access to information comes with a price: it can also be confusing to sift through all the advice, recommendations and “expert” tips you…

Why Baby Teeth Are Important

At the earliest possible time, parents should teach their children good oral hygiene habits. One reason behind this is that forming these habits early in life enables children to perform these automatically when they get older. Another reason why children should learn good oral hygiene habits while still very young is to protect their baby…

Santa at Surfside Kids Dental

Join the Surfside Kids Dental family for a free 3 hour event open to our community, friends & family. Come hang loose with us and receive a complimentary photo with Santa at one  of our Surfside Kids Dental locations! We will have a photographer on site, first come first serve. Here are the details:  TWO Surfside Kids…

Parents: What to do in a dental emergency

Dental Emergency: What to Do When Your Child Knocks Out a Tooth Your children are running around the living room while you are busy preparing dinner. And then you suddenly hear a whimper which quickly turns into full-on bawling. One of your kids walks up to you, blood dripping from his mouth, a knocked-out tooth…

Sacramento Canned Food Drive at Surfside Kids Dental

Surfside Kids’ Dental Canned Food Drive Sharing the Love in the Season of Gratitude  Thanksgiving is just around the corner and most families are already prepping their grand spread for the occasion of giving thanks for all of the blessings that they have so far received. Unfortunately, this is not the situation for all; there…

Composite Fillings for Kids

What Parents Should Know About Composite Fillings for Kids Children are often drawn to indulging in candies, chocolates, and other types of sweets. As a result, they can become more prone to cavities, teeth sensitivity, and other dental problems. One of the most problematic dental flaws, however, is tooth decay. Not only does it damage one…

Sleep Apnea in Kids

Should You Be Concerned About Sleep Apnea in Kids? Children, like adults, can snore, too. In fact, according to some studies, about 20 percent of children snore occasionally while seven to 10 percent snore nightly. Snoring is not always a sign that there is something wrong with your child. However, snoring can be a big…

How to Support a Child Who Is Scared of the Dentist

Teaching young children about the importance of good dental hygiene is a crucial task for all parents, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a walk in the park (for both the kids and the parents). After all, training children to brush their teeth and observe other proper dental care habits at home is one thing…

4 tips to find the best dentist for your family

  Your dentist is going to become your partner in oral health, picking one that makes you and your littles feel comfortable, that is certified, and that knows how to work with kids is really important. However the process of picking one that caters to your needs can be overwhelming, to help you with the…

A super fun game to teach your kids how to floss

  As an adult we all know the importance of flossing, so when it comes to teaching your little ones about their dental health we want to encourage you to start early with repetition. Flossing helps to remove plaque from tight spaces and makes the brushing process much more effective; preventing stains for a brighter…

4 tips to keep your toddler teeth clean and cavity free

  4 tips to keep your toddler teeth clean and cavity free Taking care of your childs teeth start even before their fist tooth comes out, can you believe it? And there are a couple of things we should keep in mind when we (as parents) are taking care of their oral health, being sure…

When is the right time to visit an orthodontist?

When is the right time to visit an orthodontist? Dental health is one of the most important aspects when taking care of when your little one. Teaching them how to properly brush their teeth for the full 2 minutes and making sure their teeth are growing as expected, are two key factors in having a…