Brace Yourself: Braces-Friendly Recipe Ideas

It happened, your child got braces, and now their life is ruined — their usual words, not ours, of course.  When your child gets braces, they may feel as if their food choices are limited. And while yes, some snacks should be avoided you can rest assured that there are still plenty of braces-friendly options: Breakfast Pancakes A huge breakfast …

5 Must Know Travel Dental Care Tips

Have some upcoming vacations planned? We have five dental care tips you should know before you go. 1. Make time for a dental visit.We know how exciting it is to go on vacation. We also know how much prep work goes into getting the whole family ready to go. While this may not be your first thought, it’s a good …

Reasons To Get a Custom Fit Mouth Guard

When it comes to sports (competitive or recreational), safety is of utmost concern — and mouth guards are one of the most important pieces of sports equipment your child needs to stay safe!  In fact, according to the American Dental Association, an athlete is 60 times more likely to suffer harm to the teeth if they aren’t wearing a mouth …

Dental Health Tips for Summer

Ah, summer, one of our favorite seasons — filled with trips to the beach, sleep-away camps, family getaways, poolside BBQs and more! With all these new activities added into your daily routines, it’s no wonder maintaining good oral hygiene and healthy eating habits can be a struggle. This summer, don’t take a vacation from your dental health. Follow the below …

How to Create a Summer Routine

What we love most about summer is that it’s two months of carefree ease. So long are the days of rigid morning schedules (who remembers the struggle of trying to get their kids’ teeth brushed and clothes on before the always punctual 7:35 a.m. bus?) and the after-school activities runaround. But be careful not to abandon a daily routine completely …

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 …