5 Tips That Can Help Ensure Healthy Smiles For Teens

5 Tips That Can Help Ensure Healthy Smiles For Teens The active, always-on-the-go nature of teenagers can cause them to forget or neglect certain important habits, such as good oral hygiene practices. They will tend to eat and drink unhealthy, sugary foods and beverages, as well as forget to floss and brush. When they have…

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…

How Does Sugar Affect Children’s Teeth?

  Do you have a sweet tooth? It is likely your little ones do too. Kids are no exception when it comes to sweet cravings. Fruit juices, chocolate milk, breakfast cereals, animal crackers, hard candies, and other foods that are commonly and frequently given to kids are sweet. Naturally and like adults, our children will find…

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,…

Common Concerns About Your Child’s Teeth

Parents Worry. About Everything. Including Concerns About Your Child’s Teeth. As a Pediatric Dental Group in Northern California who has treated thousands upon thousands of little teeth, we want to tell you it is ok to have concerns about your child’s teeth. Dental trouble can start earlier than you’d expect depending on cleaning habits, genetics…

Top 5 Best Foods and Drinks for Kids’ Teeth

5 Best Foods and Drinks for Kids’ Teeth It’s important to be vigilant about what your children should not eat to prevent tooth decay (that’s why many households try to minimize, if not forbid, sugary and starchy treats). There are more than oral health benefits for your kids by choosing the right foods, but today,…