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….

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun holiday for both parents and their kids. For parents, its a great opportunity to showcase their creativity and their fun side. And for the kids, wearing costumes of their favorite characters enables them to immerse themselves in a world of fantasy and play. And oh, don’t forget about the sweet treats…

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…

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…

The Importance of Dental Health Education for Parents

You are your child’s first teacher and your home is his first school. Apart from teaching your kid his ABCs and good manners, there is another important thing that you should teach your child: the importance of taking care of his teeth and gums. That can be a tough challenge for many parents. One reason…

Pediatric Dentist Tips for Managing Halloween Candy

Expert Tips For Managing Halloween Candy Loot 5 Effective Ways to Prevent Dental Issues for Your Kids Halloween can be an incredibly stressful time for parents with kids who will go trick or treating. But it’s not just the costume preparation and all the planning that make All Hallow’s Eve a big concern. Parents also…

Get to Know Surfside Family Dental

  Every parent faces the challenge of finding the right Pediatric Dentist. Is it possible for your child to get the best pediatric and orthodontic dental care while having an enjoyable experience?  It sounds too good to be true. For many parents and kids the words “enjoyable,” and “dentist” are hardly used in the same sentence….

Surfside Kids Dental Surf Club

Surfside Kids Dental Surf Club Makes Early Dental Care Effective and Enjoyable One of the best gifts you can ever give your children is instilling in them the value of good dental care. A beautiful and healthy smile will benefit them for a lifetime. Surfside Kids Dental knows that. That’s why the clinic has established the…