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How to Get Your Child to Stop Grinding Their Teeth at Night

October 29, 2021

Bruxism or teeth grinding is quite common in kids. Although it is common and most kids do it, it needs to stop before it gets worse. Teeth grinding can happen to adults, but why wait until adulthood when you can make it stop while they are young.  Bruxism is the term for teeth grinding, gnashing, […]

Back to School Dental Tips

August 31, 2021

It is back-to-school time again and one important thing that parents and kids need to prepare for is their dental hygiene. Neglecting a child’s dental health can be a reason for their missed school days. We do not want our kids to miss important lessons in class, so it is best to have their teeth […]

Keep Children’s Teeth Clean with Braces

July 26, 2021

Braces are quite common for kids nowadays, especially that there are roughly 3.5 million children and teens who are on orthodontic treatment each year and need braces. If you have had braces when you were young and are now already a parent, you know the struggle of having braces. You recall the moments and difficulties […]

What to Do If Your Child Breaks a Tooth

June 25, 2021

Kids can be rambunctious and rowdy. During the warm months, like the summer months, kids are very active, and they can climb anywhere and sometimes fall, which can cause them to chip or break their teeth. When this happens, not all parents know what to do with the broken teeth nor the child. Parents go […]

Helping Children with Special Needs Brush Their Teeth

May 25, 2021

It is challenging to get any child to brush their teeth properly, and it is more complicated if the child has special needs. Kids with special needs make dental care trickier because additional factors need to be considered, such as mobility or sensory issues. Considering this, we eventually realize why it is not easy to […]

Healthy Alternative Snacks for Kids

April 21, 2021

Kids love to eat, and the first on their list is anything with sugar. According to WHO, in a global data in 2016, 340 million kids ranging from ages 5 to 19 are either overweight or obese. In a data in 2019, 38 million kids under the age of 5 are either overweight or obese. […]

When to consider braces for your child

January 18, 2021

A lot of parents wonder when they should take their children to get their first checkup at the orthodontist. It is definitely a tough question considering that at a young age, it is hard to tell if your child’s teeth are growing correctly or if they are going to need some form of realignment. In order […]

I need braces but don’t want old fashioned ones. What are my options?

January 18, 2021

When it comes to braces, it can be pretty dreadful to have a mouth full of metal for a year or more! But, it is worth it to have a healthy and aligned smile. Most people who find out that they need braces should know that there are other options for their teeth realignment. If […]

How to Keep Kids Healthy During Halloween

January 18, 2021

With the arrival of Fall, Halloween is fast approaching and so are all the wonderful treats and sweets that come with the spooky month of October! It is important to remember that sweets can be detrimental to your dental health, and can often lead to unwanted issues involving the health of your teeth. Here are […]

Gift Ideas for Kids with Braces

January 18, 2021

Getting braces is a right of passage for most kids. Depending on the child, the milestone of getting braces will either be met with excitement or dread. For kids who may be feeling anxious about braces, some extra encouragement can be helpful in calming nerves and brightening their outlook. With the holidays around the corner, […]

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