Summer Health Tips for the Whole Family [Infographic]

Who’s excited for some summer fun? We know we’re smiling from ear to ear! Make this summer your best (and healthiest) yet, with the below tips: Choose the Right DrinksSugar loaded drinks can wreak havoc on teeth, so instead of reaching for a cold soda when the temps are high, stick with water instead! Trust us; it’s just as refreshing …

5 Books About Dental Health [Pre-K – 3]

Teaching children how to brush and take care of their teeth is all part of our parental duties. But sometimes we need a little bit of help in getting them to understand why good dental hygiene is important. Thankfully, we’re not alone in these efforts. There are plenty of books out there to help your child understand the importance of …

Reasons for Bad Breath in Children

While you might be diligent about keeping your kids on a regular oral schedule at home, there may be times that bad breath, also known as halitosis, can creep up on them. But why does this happen? Your little one’s not so fresh breath might be telling you more than you realize! 3 Reasons for Bad Breath in Children 1. …

How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Any time a child gets hurt, it can be a scary moment for parents and caregivers. From a scraped knee to a chipped tooth, this is never something you want to see! But kids will be kids, so where dental emergencies are concerned, we’ve got you covered: How to Handle a Knocked out Baby Tooth Contact Us: If your child knocks …

Your Tongue: 3 Fast Facts

Have you ever looked in the mirror and examined your tongue after brushing your teeth, wondering about its purpose? Is it just for making food taste delicious or for teasing our siblings with it? Don’t get all “tongue twisted” trying to figure it out! Find out how your tongue functions and its impact on your overall health, below! 1. It’s …

4 Dental Hygiene Steps For Infants

When it comes to your little ones, dental hygiene varies from age to age. While an older child may be able to brush their teeth on their own, your infant depends on you for care to keep their mouth healthy. Follow these 4 tips for good infant dental hygiene that will instill good habits for years to come! The Earlier, …

Apply for a $1,000 College Scholarship!

Attention graduating seniors: our scholarship contest is BACK! This July marks 20 years since opening Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental and we’ve been privileged to know and care for so many of you from cribs until college. In recognition of this milestone, our office has decided to award $1,000 scholarships in each of our three locations. The criteria: Must be an …

Chewing Gum Myths Debunked!

Chewing gum has amassed its share of tales over the years from if it’s swallowed it will remain in your digestive tract to chewing it can rot your teeth. But just what is the truth about chewing gum, can it be beneficial for you? Well, you’re in luck! Below, we’ve debunked three common misconceptions — how many of these did …

Top Dental Tips to Follow While Pregnant

As a busy parent, it can often be easy to think about your little one’s dental hygiene, while neglecting your own. Though life can get hectic, your dental care is essential, especially if you plan on growing your family. If you’re currently expecting, here are just a few of the ways you can take care of your dental health, as …

Stop Teeth Grinding By Lowering Stress

It is not abnormal for people to clench or grind their teeth at times. The medical term is called bruxism and is not usually harmful. However, those who grind their teeth on a regular basis can run the risk of oral health complications. How Do I Know I’m Grinding My Teeth? Most of us are unaware that we grind our …