Should I Stop My Child From Thumb-Sucking?

Should I Stop My Child From Thumb-Sucking? Thumb-sucking is a natural reflex for babies. This is a habit that can be seen even among infants in the womb. Babies suck their thumbs to feel happy and secure. This habit also helps induce sleep and as such, babies and toddlers often suck their thumbs before bedtime….

At What Age(s) Does Your Child Get Molars?

When do my child’s molars come in? Hey Surfers! The loss of a baby tooth is considered by many parents and adults as a sign that there is no turning back time — their child is really growing up and getting older. Once kids start losing their temporary teeth, permanent ones will appear to replace…

The story behind the mural

Stunning Art for Sacramento and Surfside Kids Dental  >> Tag us in your mural photos using #SurfsideSmile When you step inside Surfside Kids Dental in Land Park, Sacramento, there’s no way to miss our beach and underwater theme. The interior was carefully designed with a giant wave, a sandcastle, dolphins on the ceiling, palm trees,…

Toothbrush Care Tips for Kids

Everything you need to know about toothbrush care: The toothbrush is a key element in oral hygiene. It’s important to take good care of your toothbrush to ensure that it effectively does the job it’s supposed to do. To help you with this, here are seven kids’ toothbrush care tips you should implement for your child’s…

What Parents Should Know About Permanent Tooth Eruption

The arrival of your child’s first permanent tooth is certainly cause for excitement. It’s a sign that your child is growing up. But after the fun and excitement of getting his first few permanent teeth, parents like you can do a few things that will ensure your child preserves their permanent teeth for a long…

Celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month

 When it comes to children’s oral health, it’s best to start them young. This is one of the reasons why National Children’s Dental Health Month is so important. It is during this short period that much attention is directed toward spreading awareness and information about children’s oral health. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month…