Archive for the ‘ Children’s Dental Health ’ Category

3 Low-Sugar Snack Alternatives for Kids

Sugary Snacks Affect Oral & Overall Health…& Grades Are you packing the right type of snacks in your children’s lunchbox? How about that afternoon snack after they get home from school? If kids don’t know any better they could find themselves reaching for sugary snacks instead of healthier options. Maybe your child has a serious […]

When To Remove A Child’s Loose Tooth?

When Is It Time To Remove A Child’s Loose Tooth? When the tooth in question is loose enough to come out with minimal fuss…from the tooth, not the child. Any parent knows the panic that might set in when their child realizes they have a loose tooth. Although there are some loose tooth troopers out […]

How To Protect Your Kids’ Smile…In Summertime

Protect Your Kids’ Smiles In Summer Now that the kids are out of school for the summer, do you see yourself looking for ways to keep them busy and happy? Some of your summer vacation plans are probably already set, but there is one sure-fire way to help fill your children’s summer schedule…Make sure they […]

Your Dentist Can Help Limit Sports Injuries With Custom-Fit Mouthguards

A Custom Fit Mouthguard From Your Dentist Offers The Best Protection Participation in youth sports teaches our kids such important life lessons that we as adults often forget, or maybe fail to practice as much as we should. Seemingly simple ideas like working together toward a common goal, learning sportsmanship, and most of all – […]

It’s Never Too Early to Teach Your Child Proper Dental Hygiene

Get An Early Start For Children’s Dental Health Teeth help us bite, chew, speak clearly and smile. Even babies need healthy teeth. But teeth need proper care to stay healthy and strong. It’s never too early to start on the path to good dental health. Diet plays a role in tooth decay. When you eat […]

8 Tips for Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. The aim of Children’s Dental Health Month is to raise awareness about the importance of children’s dental health. Developing good dental hygiene habits when we are kids and keeping regular visits to the dentist helps our children […]

When Would A Kid Need A Root Canal?

Do Kids Even Get Root Canals? Sometimes, if they haven’t done such a great job of maintaining a diligent daily dental hygiene regimen. Or they eat too many sweets, or some other reason why their baby teeth have developed tooth decay that has progressed to the level of becoming infected. Root canal canal treatment for […]

3 Ways Your Kids Can Get An A+ In Oral Health

As a new school year begins for students across the nation, many parents may be thinking about school supplies, earlier bedtimes, and homework. But with tooth decay being one of the most common diseases among children, we are sharing a recent blog post by Delta Dental of Arizona that is reminding parents of three key […]

How To Protect Your Child From Sports Injuries

The following post appeared first on Delta Dental, we thought it was very share-worthy – and timely. Most children depend on recreational and school sports for exercise and fun. But too many young athletes suffer needless injuries. Each year, more than 2.6 million children up to age 19 suffer sports injuries severe enough to require […]

Boost Back To School Brainpower…With Food!

Studying and snacking go hand-in-hand. Feeding kids hummus over hamburgers affects their smile, body and brain. Younger years are critical for cranium development, so use these tips to provide proper nutrition this school year. 1. Wake Up To Water Kids aren’t getting enough water. And even mild cases of dehydration can cause kids to feel […]