Three Types of Braces for Kids

There are three types of “traditional” braces for kids that you and your child can choose from. Here’s what you should know.

Infant Oral Care Tips

An Elk Grove pediatric dentist shares some tips below that will help you address infant oral care.

Oral Health Care for Your Toddler

Tips for Keeping Your Toddlers’ Baby Teeth Clean and Cavity Free It’s such a milestone when babies cut their first few teeth. Some parents even get emotional because teeth are the indication that, indeed, the little ones are slowly making a shift from being babies to toddlers. It’s like, in no time, they’ll be off…

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…

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,…

National Tooth Fairy Day with Good Day Sacramento

Watch Good Day Video Here  Celebrating National Tooth Fairy Day at Surfside Kids Dental with Good Day Sacramento | Elk Grove, CA   This morning we had a few special guests in our Elk Grove Pediatric Dental Office! To help us celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day, not only did the Tooth Fairy herself pay a…

Foods to Avoid With Braces

Foods to Avoid With Braces and Other Tips for Kids With Braces Wearing braces is one of the proven and time-tested orthodontic treatments for correcting misaligned teeth. Moreover, braces have become more sophisticated through the years, thanks to advanced dental technology. Compared to old-school brackets, today’s braces have become sturdier, more stable, and at the…

6 Reasons Your Child Needs Braces

Reasons a Child May Need Braces When you take your kid to the dentist, the primary goals would be to ensure their continued dental health and to help teach them about the habits that they need to begin observing (and must maintain into adulthood) such as brushing, flossing, using mouthwash, and eating the right foods….