Archive for the ‘ Children’s Dental Health ’ Category

What Is The Best Sports Mouthguard For Kids?

The Best Sports Mouthguard Is Custom-Fit By A Dentist When it comes to choosing the best sports mouthguard to protect your smile, or your little athlete’s smile, choices abound. Since April is National Facial Protection Month, let’s define the absolute best sports mouthguard once and for all. Aside from a helmet – in some sports […]

What To Give The Tooth Fairy?

How Much Do You Give The Tooth Fairy for a Lost Tooth? The average amount paid to the Tooth Fairy for a lost tooth in 2017 was $4.16. This represents a precipitous 11% drop from the previous year (2016), when the Tooth Fairy raked in an all-time high $4.66 per tooth, but is a step […]

Are Your Kids Afraid of the Dentist?

Are Your Kids Afraid of Going to The Dentist? Every parent knows that children’s dental health is important, just as their overall health is. But sometimes it can be incredibly challenging or just downright difficult to get your child – or children – to the dentist. Is your child afraid of going to the dentist? […]

Wayne NJ Dentist Shares Triple Threat to Kids Dental Health

The Triple Threat to Children’s Dental Health Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity. According to the report these high-acidity drinks form part of a “triple-threat” of permanent damage to young people’s teeth. Ditch […]

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 […]