Prevent Tooth Decay on Halloween

How you eat holiday candies can be as important as which candies you eat. Read the article for details ... save your teeth :)

My younger brother Stevie had Halloween candy until Easter and Easter candy until Halloween. That would not have been the case had I been able to uncover his stash, try as I did. Frustrated with my inability to locate and raid his trove, I’d ravage his sock drawer with a vengeance, scattering his perfectly aligned […]

Ten Tips for Your Kids’ Dental Health

A dentist and young girl brushing their teeth.

Start early. Keep your baby’s mouth clean even before he or she has teeth. Gently wipe your baby’s gums and tongue after feedings. Have your children visit the dentist by the age of 1, so the dentist can make sure their teeth are developing correctly. Have your children start brushing as soon as they get […]

Teething Pains: What Parents Should Know

a toddler teething with a tooth brush

Every new parent is excited to see the first tooth erupt. There is nothing cuter than a baby’s toothy grin revealing those two bottom teeth. Teething can be accompanied by fussiness and pain but is usually dealt with easily. Remedies include massaging the gums, using a chilled washcloth or spoon, acetaminophen, topical gels — avoid […]