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Healthy School Lunch Ideas

2019-09-17T17:54:47+00:00

School is back in session and that means parents are back at it planning packed or school bought lunches for their children. Packed lunch is typically more nutritious, and will save you tons every month, especially if you also pack a lunch for yourself, not just the kids! Packed lunch goals The basic of packing [...]

Healthy School Lunch Ideas2019-09-17T17:54:47+00:00

The Causes and Treatment of Sensitive Teeth

2019-08-27T16:41:20+00:00

Kids can be pretty vocal about things that are bothering them. They might cry out when they eat cold or hot food. Additionally, they may feel sensitivity when they come in to air conditioning after a day outside in the summer or step outside in the winter from a heated environment. Cold treats in the [...]

The Causes and Treatment of Sensitive Teeth2019-08-27T16:41:20+00:00

3 Tips to Keep Your Child Hydrated Without Tooth Decay

2019-08-13T16:38:25+00:00

It’s summer! This means cookouts, camping, picnics, block parties, pool parties, BBQ and playing or watching games. Kids tend to be super active and can become little sweat monsters in no time. This can lead to dehydration and a need for parents to cool them down and rehydrate them. And, we know what type of [...]

3 Tips to Keep Your Child Hydrated Without Tooth Decay2019-08-13T16:38:25+00:00

9 Dental Care Tips While Traveling

2019-08-06T16:57:33+00:00

No school, lots of free time, and lovely weather. We hope you are lucky enough to be going somewhere this summer? Here are our tips for travel (and because we’re dentists) and our tips are for dental health when you travel, of course. Pack your toothbrushes together. For families with small and big kids, this [...]

9 Dental Care Tips While Traveling2019-08-06T16:57:33+00:00

Why Your Family Should Have an Orthodontist Within Their Medical Team

2019-07-30T14:30:07+00:00

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends an orthodontic evaluation no later than age 7. “It makes us part of your child’s healthy development, just like your pediatrician,” Dr. AJ said. “There are many moving parts to healthy children’s oral development: tooth eruption and maintenance of baby teeth, jaw and facial growth, development and symmetry, timing [...]

Why Your Family Should Have an Orthodontist Within Their Medical Team2019-07-30T14:30:07+00:00

Camping Tips From Your Dentist and Orthodontist

2019-07-23T15:07:59+00:00

Summer is not complete without enjoying the great outdoors. Kids and parents alike love camping, tromping through trails, and exploring the wilderness! Are you going camping or hiking? Here are some tips from your favorite dentists and orthodontists! Everyone should have a water bottle. And it should be filled with water, not juice or any [...]

Camping Tips From Your Dentist and Orthodontist2019-07-23T15:07:59+00:00

Don’t Lose Your Retainer This Summer! Tips From Your Orthodontist

2019-07-19T15:44:44+00:00

Kids hate being nagged about anything, but in this case, a reminder (or ten) can work to make sure your child takes care of his/her retainer. Lost retainers are expensive to replace and the risk of tooth shifting escalates when patients go without retainers (especially immediately after getting the braces removed). Our Tips: Discuss retainer [...]

Don’t Lose Your Retainer This Summer! Tips From Your Orthodontist2019-07-19T15:44:44+00:00

Summer Treats! Ice Cream and Popsicle Season

2019-07-16T19:09:16+00:00

Vacation is not just for your kids: some parents are also on vacation from early mornings, lunch bag prep and the morning rush to get the kids to school on time. Our routines do shift a little in the summer and there may be a little more time to enjoy special experiences and treats. But [...]

Summer Treats! Ice Cream and Popsicle Season2019-07-16T19:09:16+00:00

Are Regular Dental Checkups Necessary During Orthodontic Treatment?

2019-07-09T15:50:24+00:00

We have found over the years that some of our patients do not see the dentist regularly when they are undergoing orthodontic treatment. The main reason being that the patient or parent felt that they were seeing a dentist monthly for orthodontic adjustments. However, the orthodontist is not equipped to clean the teeth or diagnose [...]

Are Regular Dental Checkups Necessary During Orthodontic Treatment?2019-07-09T15:50:24+00:00

Teeth Facts and FAQs Parents Might be Wondering

2019-06-27T14:39:29+00:00

We all love a picture of a giggling baby with an open mouth and no teeth to show. There may not be anything cuter. But, many parents are surprised to find out that babies are actually born with teeth. They’re just not visible until they emerge when the baby is, on average, six to 12 [...]

Teeth Facts and FAQs Parents Might be Wondering2019-06-27T14:39:29+00:00