Tips for Brushing Baby and Toddler Teeth Helping your young ones at home brushing may be a challenge, but establishing good oral hygiene habits at a young age promotes long lasting benefits for your child’s oral and overall total body health. You may have heard the term “gumline brushing,” but
It takes a baby a few years to go from that adorable gummy smile to a mouth full of teeth. While the first tooth is a milestone and so cute to see, as a parent, you likely want to know when can you expect it to arrive and the others that follow. When Do Babies […]
Baby Teeth FAQs It’s natural for parents to have lots of questions about their baby’s teeth. Parents want to know what to expect, what’s normal, what’s a warning sign. Many of our parents are just plain curious! So here’s answers to many of the most common questio
Understanding Fluoride Fluoride is a substance that has unique health benefits in low doses, and is found in dental products in the US. Though there are minor side effects that may occur with higher levels of fluoride, we do not use or consume enough fluoride in our daily lives to cause any concern.
Like buckling a seatbelt or looking both ways before crossing a street, teaching your child to brush their teeth is essential for their long-term health. Teaching children good toothbrushing habits matters. More than 40 percent of kids have cavities before they begin kindergarten, and tooth decay is
What is Silver Diamine Fluoride? Silver Diamine Fluoride, commonly referred to as SDF, is a topical medicament that can be applied to teeth in order to treat dental cavities for patients of all ages. For the first time ever, SDF effectively allows dentists to treat cavities in a way that avoids any
Fun Facts About Spit Let’s talk about spit. Yes, the stringy, squishy, clear stuff that comes out of your mouth when you’re sleeping or really hungry. People also call it “saliva.” You may not have given spit very much thought. You can make it in your mouth without really trying. You probabl
Fact Vs. Fiction on Teeth Whitening Coconut oil is delicious when used to sauté vegetables. But do you want to swish it around in your mouth for 20 minutes? That’s just one of the many natural teeth whitening methods people ascribe to around the world. Some people believe this technique, also cal
You brush your teeth constantly, you never chew gum and you drink diet soda instead of regular. You may think all those things are protecting your teeth. But you’re wrong. As it turns out, many things that people consider healthy behavior are anything but healthy when it comes to their teeth.
Children thrive on structure. Giving them regular nighttime routines, waking them up at the same time each morning and eating meals together each day helps them feel secure. They love knowing what to expect, and they become accustomed to fulfilling your expectations, too. In fact, researchers with R