Parents know that at some point, their infant is going to begin to consume solid foods. For many new mothers and fathers, they concern about when exactly to make that shift. Another common worry regarding this shift is which foods… Read More »Tooth-Healthy Foods for Babies Beginning Solid Diets
The younger our children are, the faster they grow, it seems. And that most definitely is true. It’s like we bring our children into the world, and before we know it, it’s time to start brushing their teeth. As we… Read More »What to Look for in Your Child’s First Toothbrush
There’s a first for everything, as you often hear people say. And there are certainly many firsts for a child. At some point, they say their first word. They eat their first piece of solid food. At some point in… Read More »Take Your Child to the Dentist at this Age
So, you’re a first-time parent. Your little one is growing and developing as they should. That’s great! Despite them being healthy, however, you still have some questions as things are still new to you. Perhaps your infant just got their… Read More »What Should I Use to Clean My Baby’s Teeth?
One of the most frustrating things as a parent is seeing our children struggle but not knowing how to help. Not everything is in our power, unfortunately. For instance, when your child has a toothache, you can’t exactly make it… Read More »What Should I Do if My Child Has a Toothache?
It’s an unfortunate reality that many parents out there refuse to believe that their child’s baby teeth are important. (Although, it has been proven time and time again that these temporary, baby teeth are vital. In fact, they can impact… Read More »Dental Emergencies: What Should You Do?
So many little milestones occur in the early stages of your child’s life. They say their first word. Your little one walks for the first time. They even learn how to spell and write out their name. Experiencing these milestones… Read More »How Often Does My Child Need to See the Pediatric Dentist?
Every child has their set of bad habits. Maybe your kiddo is accustomed to picking their nose, sucking their thumb, or biting their nails when they’re bored. Other children might fidget when nervous or understimulated. Another bad habit among children… Read More »Is Chewing Ice Harmful for My Child’s Teeth?
Any dental professional would tell you the importance of ensuring your child gets enough fluoride. Unfortunately, not every parent agrees with the importance of this mineral. So, in response, some parents may feel weary about their child receiving fluoride treatment… Read More »Is My Child Getting Enough Fluoride?
Being a parent is never easy, but it’s what we sign up for. However, us parents often have to jump through hoops we never expected or wanted to jump through. For example, the several months our child deals with teething… Read More »Teething Troubles: How to Provide Relief
If there’s one thing all our kiddos have in common, it’s that they like to suck, lick, or bite anything they can get their hands on. This is common during infancy, toddlerhood, and even in early childhood. This is one… Read More »How Thumbsucking and Pacifiers Affect Teeth
At one point in time, we all had baby teeth. As we develop, however, those baby teeth eventually become loose. The looser they get, the more they lose stability. Then not long later, they end up falling out and are… Read More »Are Baby Teeth Really That Important to My Child?