How do I pick a toothbrush and toothpaste for my kids?

We all want the best for our kids. When it comes to dental care we want to go to the best dentist (Surfside, of course!), get the best toothbrush, and buy the best toothpaste.  The first one is easy. Scheduling regular check-ups and cleanings with your child’s dentist is the best way to maintain proper…

 The Anatomy Of A Tooth

Does your child often wonder what the dentist is actually telling her while treating her teeth? When he says “crown,” does she think he means the top of a person’s head, or the paper crown handed out to all the young patients who behaved really well during the check-up? It’s rather cute when little kids…

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…

Fall Festivities for Surfers

Hey Surfsiders! We love our patients! And you seem to love us! The only thing that could be better is more people to love! That’s why Surfside kids dental is hitting the beach, or, well, the town. So, spread the word, your favorite dental team will be representing at Elk Grove’s largest family festival, The…

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,…

My Child Has Two Rows of Teeth

Should I Be Worried that My Child Has Two Rows of Teeth? Your little one is growing up and he is going through many physical changes. That’s how the body naturally works; however, there are some changes that can look odd and can be quite worrisome. One of the common “transformations” that you’ll see in your…

The Tooth Decay Process In Kids

The Tooth Decay Process In Kids (And How To Prevent It) Most children are naturally drawn to sweet food. It is therefore highly possible that people were born with not just one sweet tooth; there must have been more. Whether it’s chocolate, candy, ice cream, or cake, they won’t stop gobbling them up unless they’ve finished them…

Dentists Explain the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar

Every time your child shows resistance to brushing his teeth, you tell him that his teeth can get messed up due to the accumulation of plaque. Many parents use the terms plaque and tartar interchangeably, thinking that both refer to one and the same thing. But as dentists explain the difference between plaque and tartar,…

Toys That Encourage Kids Care

Toys That Encourage Good Dental Care for Kids Playtime is critical for the growth and development of children. During play, your child learns a diverse array of verbal and non-verbal communication skills, forms new habits and provides parents an opportunity to teach values. Apart from being an outlet for imagination, creative thought and fantasies, do…

Brushing Teeth With Kids

Brushing Teeth Made Easy for Kids with These Tips Kids often closely watch what adults do and mimic these actions in order to look and sound more grown up. You’ve surely seen it before — and you know that you’ve gone through this phase yourself. Following your parents around inside the house, you pick up ways to…

Mother’s Day Feature

In honor of Mother’s Day our staff at Surfside Kids Dental wanted to celebrate a couple of hard-working Mom’s and amazing women in our dental group. We are excited to introduce you to two of our Dentists who not only work hard in the office, but at home with their little ones. Meet Sacramento Pediatric…

When Should My Child Get Braces?

Wondering when your child should get braces? We have got the scoop! In your years on this Earth, you have likely already appreciated the merits of a great smile, so naturally you want this for your children. It isn’t going to ensure a happy and successful life, but don’t estimate just how much it can…