Choosing the Best Children’s Toothbrush: Manual and Electric

Not all toothbrushes are created equal, and choosing the best children’s toothbrush means looking at more than what cartoon character is on the handle. And this is one place where size does indeed matter! Choosing the right brush for your child is important for their oral health, since children’s teeth are still developing.  Below we cover the top considerations for both manual and electric toothbrushes, recommended by dentists, to help you choose wisely.

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Three Tips to Prevent Mouth Injuries

Active kids are healthy, happy kids.  Unfortunately, though, active kids are also at risk for mouth injuries. Kids who play sports risk chipping, cracking, and even knocking out a tooth.

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Children with Special Health Care Needs and Dental Visit Success

All children require experienced care when visiting the dentist. Many children (and adults!) have anxiety about seeing the dentist. For those with emotional, cognitive, developmental and/or physical impairments

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Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids & Smiles

In addition to regularly seeing the dentist, healthy eating habits play a major role in your child’s oral health. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Andrea Adler from the Cleveland Clinic.  In honor of National Nutrition Month, Ms. Adler, along with Dr. Laura Adelman, DMD and Dr. Rachel Rosen, DDS, will present an evidence-based information about nutrition and your child on March 27, 2017 from 5:00-6:30 PM

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 3 of Our Favorite Toothbrushing Tools for Kids

Not all kids happily embrace brushing their teeth. Furthermore, many children don’t brush long enough, or they have trouble realizing which spots in the mouth they missed.  Read more

5 Benefits Pediatric Dentists Offer Your Child

The first part of the answer to why your child should see a pediatric dentist is simple: children’s teeth are still developing. As a result, their dental needs are very different from adults’ needs. Read more

We all know that healthy food leads to healthy kids. Dentists know, what kids eat and drink greatly impacts their oral health, too. Foods rich in calcium, phosphorus, and Vitamin D are vital to strong teeth. Furthermore, drinks that help reduce, rather than promote, acid levels in the mouth are key to preventing tooth decay.

When your kids are looking for a snack, pick from this list for good oral health:

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Why Your Child Needs to Floss

As dentists, we usually love it when oral health issues are front and center in the news—but not this time! Last week, we saw many people on social media sharing this report by the AP which claims there’s “little proof that flossing works.” Yikes! Read more

5 Tips to Stop Treats from Harming Your Child’s Teeth

Who doesn’t love summer? Summer means trips to the pool, county fairs, and baseball games! If your family is like most, you enjoy treats during these special events. Who doesn’t love funnel cakes at the fair, or a soft drink and a pretzel at a baseball game? Here’s how to prevent these summer treats from ending in a trip to the dentist. Read more

You CAN Prevent Early Tooth Decay in Toddlers

9 Tips to Help Keep Your Toddler’s Teeth Cavity Free

Around 8 to 12 months of age, a baby’s two front teeth usually peek out of the gums. Understandably, most parents can’t resist this first toothy smile. But our dentists know, the first teeth to arrive are the first to be at risk of tooth decay.  To protect these precious teeth from decay, keep reading. Read more