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….

Kids Moving & Dental Health Connection

Fun in the Nor Cal Sun! When the sun is out or the tide is in, it’s time to get outside and move your body. We know exercise is good for the body, but what does it do for your oral health? A regular exercise routine does a lot to help the body maintain a…

Why X-Rays are Necessary for Protecting Your Child’s Dental Health

It’s only natural for careful parents to want to know everything about procedures that health professionals recommend to their children. They wish to understand the necessity of these things in order to protect their children’s wellbeing. An X-ray is actually a valuable diagnostic tool. Some parents tend to find their children too young for X-rays…

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…