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Natural Teething Remedies

May 20, 2021

Is your child having fussy days followed by sleepless nights? Teething can be a stressful time for all and lead to parents scouring the internet to find a way to combat the teething blues. As the name suggests, teething is the process of a child’s teeth growing through the gums. This can make even the…
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Infant Teething Remedies: What Might Help—And What to Avoid

May 3, 2021

Some lucky babies wake one morning displaying a brand new tooth to the complete surprise of their unsuspecting parents! But your happy baby is irritable and drooling. Or your hearty eater doesn’t feel like finishing her food. Perhaps she finds it hard to go to sleep when she’s usually nodded off before you finish the…
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What is Hydroxyapatite?

April 20, 2021

20When you think of toothpaste, what comes to mind? Does your child prefer spearmint, berry, or maybe bubble gum? For many, one key ingredient they look for when selecting their toothpaste is fluoride to help strengthen teeth and prevent cavities. However, fluoride isn’t the only way to protect your family’s dental health. We’d like to…
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How to Care for a Teething Baby

April 3, 2021

Every moment of your baby’s first year of life is precious, since every day your child grows a little, develops new skills, and discovers new things. Most of it is wonderful, but parents don’t like to see their babies in pain. That’s why teething can be such a hard experience. However, you can take steps…
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Getting to the Bottom of Chewing Gum Myths

March 19, 2021

It’s a moment many of our patients have experienced. One second you’re chewing on a piece of gum, then suddenly you forget to keep chewing and swallow the entire rubbery gob whole! It’s at this point you remember your mother warning you as a child that if you swallow gum it will stake a claim…
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Can children be at risk for periodontal disease?

March 5, 2021

You want to check all the boxes when you consider your child’s dental health. You make sure your child brushes twice daily to avoid cavities. You’ve made a plan for an orthodontic checkup just in case braces are needed. You insist on a mouthguard for dental protection during sports. One thing you might not have…
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Dental Emergencies in Children

February 20, 2021

Dental emergencies are bound to come up when you have young children. Our team wants you to be prepared in case you run into a difficult situation. Problems can vary, from minor gum irritation to knocked-out teeth. Take a look at the different possibilities and how you can handle them. Teething Depending on the age…
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Keeping Your Teeth Strong and Healthy

February 3, 2021

What is the strongest part of our bodies? Do you think it might be our bones, which help us move and protect our brains, hearts and other organs? Or could it be those tough fingernails and toenails that guard our fingertips and toes? Nope! You might be surprised to learn that the hardest thing in…
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Let’s Talk About Fluoride

January 18, 2021

So much of parenting is a balancing act. Making sure your child has enough play time and enough nap time. Crafting meals that are both healthy and appealing. Making sure every dental product you use is both effective and safe. While our team can’t recommend the perfect bedtime story, or tell you why your child…
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Ease up on your gums — don’t brush your teeth too hard!

January 3, 2021

What can brushing too hard cause? Receding gums Bone loss around teeth Loss of teeth Tooth sensitivity, especially to hot and cold Worn down enamel Brushing too hard wears away at your gums, which can lead to the neck of the teeth being exposed. This part of the tooth isn’t covered by hard enamel like…
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