pacifier

Should Your Child Use a Pacifier?

March 03, 2018 ABC Children's Dentistry

When babies become particularly fussy, a pacifier can be a fantastic “ace in the hand” for parents. However, are there risks associated with letting your child use a pacifier? In this issue, we’ll talk about the pros and cons of pacifiers, as well as discuss how long your child should use one.

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tooth decay

How to Put Together a Battle Plan Against Tooth Decay For Your Child

February 23, 2018 ABC Children's Dentistry

We hear a lot about the term “tooth decay,” and for good reason. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, about four (4) million children between the ages of 2-11 experience a cavity. In this issue, we’ll talk more about tooth decay, how it commonly develops and the steps you can take … Continue reading "How to Put Together a Battle Plan Against Tooth Decay For Your Child"

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teeth

What To Do If Your Child Loses A Tooth

February 16, 2018 ABC Children's Dentistry

It’s seemingly a right of passage – both for the parent and the child – when the little one has a tooth knocked out. Would you know what to do? We’ll talk about it in this issue.

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new year

4 Resolutions For Your Child’s Oral Health

February 09, 2018 ABC Children's Dentistry

Another year is upon us, and chances are better than average that 2018 will seemingly fly by just as the other years. The start of the year, however, is an excellent time to re-commit to the health of your family. A very important part of that – especially for your child – is oral health. … Continue reading "4 Resolutions For Your Child’s Oral Health"

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flu

Why Oral Health Is So Important During Flu Season

February 02, 2018 ABC Children's Dentistry

We’re in the midst of another flu season, and this year’s version is definitely making its presence felt. According to officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this year’s flu season seems especially rough because the entire continental U.S. has reported flu symptoms during the same week – the first time that’s happened … Continue reading "Why Oral Health Is So Important During Flu Season"

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Here's What To Know If Your Child Wants An Oral Piercing

Here’s What To Know If Your Child Wants An Oral Piercing

December 29, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Each generation seems to adopt new ways of expressing themselves, and oral piercings appear to be the latest rage among today’s teenagers to announce their individuality.  When it comes to piercing parts of the mouth (tongue, cheek, and lip), parents need to be concerned about the potential physical damage that it can cause. In this … Continue reading "Here’s What To Know If Your Child Wants An Oral Piercing"

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How You Can Prevent Your Toddler’s Tooth Decay

How You Can Prevent Your Toddler’s Tooth Decay

December 22, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Tooth decay knows no age limit. For young and old alike, it can be a serious issue. Parents across the country were rocked just a couple of years ago when news broke that – for the first time in 40 years – reports of children getting cavities in their baby teeth were on the rise. … Continue reading "How You Can Prevent Your Toddler’s Tooth Decay"

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Toothbrush care

There’s a Right Way To Care For Your Child’s Toothbrush

December 15, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

Regular – and proper – toothbrushing plays a vital role in your child’s oral health, especially in the prevention against gingivitis. That’s why it is essential that you help your child take care of his or her toothbrush. In this issue, we’ll tell you how.

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Is Bottled Water Good For Your Child?

Is Bottled Water Good For Your Child?

December 08, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

If you and family regularly drink bottled water rather than the tap version, you may be experiencing an increase risk in tooth decay by missing out on much needed fluoride. In this issue, we’ll talk about what’s going on.

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Protect child's teeth during holidays

5 Ways To Protect Your Child’s Teeth During The Holidays

December 01, 2017 ABC Children's Dentistry

As we enter a holiday season rife with cookies, sugar and candy canes, parents need to be aware of and limit the risks to their child’s teeth. In this issue, we’ll share tips for keeping your children’s teeth healthy, clean and as cavity-free as possible.

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