Mouthguards will Protect Your Child’s Smile

The weather is gorgeous and spring sports are in full swing. Equip your child with a properly fitted mouthguard as a way to protect his/her smile during sport’s activities. Mouthguards are most often used in contact sports such as football, hockey and lacrosse. Even in non-contact sports, a mouthguard will help prevent mouth and jaw…


How to Prevent Dental Visit Fear

Don’t be afraid of the dentist . Routinely visiting the dentist prevents tooth problems, allows children to feel good about visiting the dentist and encourages them to care for their own teeth. You can help make your child’s first visit to the dentist enjoyable and productive by following this list of do’s and don’ts. Do:…


Brushing and Flossing Your Child’s Teeth

Pediatric Dental Center wants to remind parents that children should brush and floss their teeth twice a day. By age six or seven, children should be able to brush their own teeth twice daily with an adult helping them at least one time a day. That’s because most children do not have the manual dexterity…


Simple Tip to Reduce Mouth’s Sugar Exposure

Sports drinks, juices and carbonated beverages will “bathe” your child’s teeth in sugars that will erode tooth enamel and ultimately lead to tooth decay. One simple tip to help reduce the mouth’s sugar exposure is to serve the beverage that you want your child to have at mealtimes and serve water the rest of the…