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Healthy Snacks for Healthy Smiles

As a parent, juggling life can be a little hectic sometimes. With work, kids, back to school nights, sleepovers, and much more, finding time to pack healthy snacks is difficult. It can be tempting to throw a packaged snack in your little one’s lunch box to save some time in the morning, but more often […]

3 Ways to Take Care of Your Retainer

You just got your braces off and now you can’t wait to show off your new pearly whites. However, your orthodontist just told you that you have to start wearing your retainer. You are a tad reluctant, but you realize the importance the retainer has on your teeth in keeping them in the perfect condition. […]

A Healthy Diet for Healthy Teeth

While your child is young, it is important for them to establish healthy eating habits that will have a positive impact on them for the rest of their lives. One of the easiest ways to keep their teeth healthy strong is with a healthy diet. To make it easy for you, we’ve compiled a few […]

Tips For Teaching Your Special Needs Child How to Brush Their Teeth

Teaching your child how to brush their teeth can be difficult. Having a special needs child can bring unique challenges to the table, which sometimes can be difficult to navigate. Here are a few tips that could help you teach your child how to brush their teeth! Role Play Young children usually have that one […]

How to Make Brushing Fun!

Getting your child to take care of their teeth can take a lot of hard work and practice, but it is important to make sure it becomes a part of their daily routine. Making a monotonous task such as brushing teeth a little more fun and exciting can make a huge difference in the quality […]

Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

Sometimes we’re not sure when our baby’s first visit to the dentist should be or what to expect once we get there. Here are some important things to know: Why should I bring my child to the dentist if their teeth are just going to fall out? What you may not know is that baby […]

Healthy Alternatives for Summer Snacks

With the heat of Summer coming upon us, it is time to prepare with some healthy tips for your child’s snacks. Swapping out unhealthy snack choices for healthier ones can make a world of difference in protecting your child’s teeth from tooth decay and cavities! Swap out those juice boxes for some fresh fruit While […]

Thumbs Up with the ADA

Keeping your teeth healthy and clean, as well as your children’s, can be a lot of work. While buying dental care products, it is tempting to just grab one of the first things you see on the shelf, especially with so many choices readily available these days. However, that may not be the best way […]

Shark Teeth, Ooh Ha Ha

Unlike people, sharks do not have to worry about their teeth not growing back. Humans must floss and brush teeth daily to keep bacteria from decaying our teeth, while sharks can easily replace whatever teeth they lose! So, unless you’re a shark, be sure to brush and floss every day, because unlike sharks, we only […]

Guarding Your Athlete’s Smile

Let’s face it: kids are going to be kids. They’re going to fall down and play rough, and most of the time there’s just not much you can do about it. When it comes to sports though, it is imperative that you make sure your child has the proper equipment to keep them safe in […]