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If You Have Braces, Avoid These Foods

August 17, 2017

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Having braces can be equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. While you’re surely looking forward to a healthy smile, it can be difficult to adjust to caring for your braces. In fact, one of the most difficult things about getting braces is adjusting your diet, and eating foods that keep your appliance in place. To help…
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The Hardest Substance in Your Body, Also the Most Vulnerable.

August 3, 2017

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Tooth enamel is the first line of defense against cavities and tooth decay. Despite its strength, tooth enamel can be eroded, and leave your teeth susceptible to oral disease. But, you can take some simple steps to keep your enamel healthy, and help protect your teeth in the future.  What is Tooth Enamel? Tooth enamel is the first line of defense your teeth have…
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3 Ingredients Key to Mouth Healthy Smoothies

July 21, 2017

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A mouth healthy diet is a great way to help your child get a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime. Smoothies are a great way to have a refreshing, healthy snack. This summer, we suggest adding a few ingredients that can improve your overall oral health.   1 – Yogurt  Yogurt is a great source of protein,…
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What Toothpaste Should I Choose for My Kids?

July 6, 2017

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Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, with more than 16 million children suffering from it each year. Oral disease also leads to just over 51 million school hours lost every school year. You can help prevent your child from getting cavities by getting them toothpaste that works for their smile. Here’s what to look for when buying…
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3 Steps to a Sparkling Summer Smile

June 22, 2017

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As summer approaches, schedules are going to hasten as many families travel or children go to camp. As activities heat up, it’s easy to fall out of a healthy oral routine. But, there are a few simple ways that you can keep your smile healthy all summer long. This summer, follow these three steps to get a sparkling smile. …
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Hard Candy is Hard on Oral Appliances

June 8, 2017

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Hard candy is very popular, and comes in nearly every flavor and size imaginable. But, it can also be very destructive to teeth and oral appliances alike. If your child has an oral appliance, then you should consider these things before letting them eat hard candy.   Dirty Appliances can Lead to Cavities The big issue with a…
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How to Handle a Broken or Lost Tooth

May 25, 2017

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It can be scary when your child gets hurt or has an accident. As a parent, you’re equipped to handle a bruise or a scrape, but what about a broken tooth? Do you know what to do when your child loses a permanent tooth? We have the answers below!  If Your Child Fractures a Tooth Fracturing a tooth is…
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The Basics of Braces

May 11, 2017

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It’s important to consider your child’s long-term oral health as they age and their permanent teeth begin to arrive. As their adult smile begins to form, it’s likely  some form of oral appliance may be needed to aid in shaping a healthy smile. Braces are a fantastic option for many parents, but there are a…
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