Managing a sweet tooth around Halloween

Halloween is a fun time of year when kids and teens can dress up in costumes and make memories that will last a lifetime. And while the autumn holiday is known for many things like silly and scary costumes, horror movies, haunted houses, and more, pe...


Back-to-school dental checkups

As the summer comes to a close and parents are preparing their children to get back in the swing of things for school, most are thinking about supplies, teacher meetings, assignments and stocking up on lunch foods. But one thing some parents might no...


Thumbsucking and pacifiers: are they harmful?

If you’re a new parent, you’ve undoubtedly been given a lot of advice about how to raise your child. You’ve probably received pointers about naps, what to feed your new baby, how much they should be sleeping, and more. While receiving informati...


When Should a Child Have Its First Cleaning?

Healthy teeth are important to your child’s overall health. They help children eat and properly communicated by forming sounds and words. They also affect the way child’s jaw develops. In addition, strong oral care also helps set good den...