We Want Your Candy!

It’s that time again, Candy Buy Back! Happy almost Halloween! We know it is super cool to get the most candy. Candy is great fun, and it’s delicious too! Now there is something else that’s cool about candy. Your candy can earn you m$ney! Here at Surfside we want you to win in every possible…

Health Benefits Of Eating An Apple A Day

Aside from toothbrushes, apples can give teeth a good cleaning because of their fiber-rich flesh. These fruits work like a scrub on your teeth gums, and tongue. An apple a day can help remove food debris stuck to your gums or hiding between your teeth. Tooth decay is an infection that can seriously damage the…

How Dentists Fix Cavities

Cavities can be a problem for kids, teens and adults. Plaque constantly forms on your teeth. If you drink or eat foods with sugar, the sticky film of bacteria will produce acids that will attack the tooth enamel. The stickiness of the plaque will keep these acids in contact with your teeth. Over time, the…

Primary Teeth Eruption – A Primer for Parents

Contrary to what some parents may believe, a child’s teeth actually start developing while inside the womb, beginning around the fourth month of pregnancy. Primary teeth eruption usually occurs between the ages of six months and one year. Among the first teeth to emerge are the front teeth or the central incisors. These will be…

Totally Cool Fact about Your Fangs

Alright surfers, it’s spooky season and we ant to test your knowledge on facts about your fangs! You chew with them, you keep them clean and you know how important they are to your daily life, but how much do you really know about the anatomy of your teeth?! Do you really understand their multi-purposes, why you…

Fall Festivities for Surfers

Hey Surfsiders! We love our patients! And you seem to love us! The only thing that could be better is more people to love! That’s why Surfside kids dental is hitting the beach, or, well, the town. So, spread the word, your favorite dental team will be representing at Elk Grove’s largest family festival, The…

Tooth Fairy Fun

Hey there, Surfside Friends! Do you remember that feeling you used get when you would get a loose tooth? Now we see that same joy in the eyes of our children! Excitement!? Anticipation!? Did you ever wonder where the tooth fairy came from? We sure did! And we know elementary school aged kids are wondering…

Surfside Kids Dental Values & Special Partnerships

Surfside Kids Dental + Handcrafted Honeybee We are so so excited to announce that we have teamed up with Handcrafted Honeybee for our branded chapsticks! These lip balms will be offered at each of our offices (Elk Grove, Sacramento, Pleasant Hill, Almaden Valley) in unflavored and mango flavor! . Handcrafted honeybee is located in sunny…

Temporary Tattoo Drawing Competition

Hey Beach Babes and Dudes, There are always exciting things happening at Surfside Dental, and right now we are looking for you! We know how super creative and full of great ideas you are. Well, now is your chance to show it! We are thrilled to share that we are holding a temporary tattoo drawing…

Care After a Braces Adjustment Appointment

How To Deal With Sore Teeth With Braces If you or your child has never had braces, you may not know that once they are applied the child will return every 4-8 weeks for new rubber bands or an adjustment. This is a very important part of the process. Unfortunately, there is some after care…

Fun facts about animal teeth

We aren’t all artists and performers, but sometimes we need to get really creative to engage our children with keeping their teeth clean. Redirection is an important tool. Sometimes just having something new to say is enough to keep the brushing going for another minute or two! Below are some fascinating facts about the teeth…

Tips For Parents With Kids Who Dread Brushing Teeth

Healthy oral habits should be established at a young age. Unfortunately, most children are more inclined to avoid brushing their teeth. Some will create all sorts of excuses (which can be so cute sometimes), while some will just quite adamantly say no.   Despite their refusal, it’s imperative to get them to brush their teeth…