oral health

Are Poor Oral Health and Poor School Grades Connected?

November 23, 2018

With the 2018-2019 school year now in full gear, it’s important to remind parents about the correlation between poor oral health and lower grades. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts with ABC Children’s Dentistry will share findings from a study that confirmed the importance of healthy teeth and gums, especially for students … Continue reading "Are Poor Oral Health and Poor School Grades Connected?"

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teeth

Is Your Child a Teeth Grinder?

November 09, 2018

It can be jarring for parents to hear the sounds of grinding teeth from their toddler. However, is this something that demands immediate action? In this issue, the San Diego child dentistry experts with ABC Child Dentistry will share information on when it’s time to be alarmed by your child’s teeth grinding.

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milk

Is Milk Really Good for Bones and Teeth?

October 06, 2018

Milk is seemingly synonymous with building strong and healthy bones and teeth. But is there any truth to the claim? In this issue, the San Diego child dentistry experts with ABC Children’s Dentistry will share insightful information about how and why the claimed benefits of drinking milk are true.

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thumbsucking

What Emma Stone Says About Continued Thumbsucking Did To Her Teeth

September 07, 2018

In a recent entry, we spoke of the good and bad of thumbsucking. Speaking with W magazine, Hollywood megastar Emma Stone revealed much of the bad part of thumb sucking. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts with ABC Children’s Dentistry will share details from Stone’s interview about how prolonged thumbsucking affected her … Continue reading "What Emma Stone Says About Continued Thumbsucking Did To Her Teeth"

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toothbrush

You’ll Never Believe What You Can Do With Your Old Toothbrush

May 18, 2018

Using a toothbrush at least twice daily is an essential path to good oral health. It helps to prevent tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss. However, what do you do with your old brush after buying a new one? You may be surprised at the number of incredible uses for old toothbrushes. We’ll talk … Continue reading "You’ll Never Believe What You Can Do With Your Old Toothbrush"

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Are Energy Drinks Bad For You?

May 04, 2018

If you or someone in your family relies on energy drinks for an extra boost, it’s time to get out of that habit. According to a study published in General Dentistry and reported on National Public Radio (NPR), energy drinks are “significantly more capable” than sports drinks and sodas of causing irreversible tooth damage.

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teeth

What’s Causing White Spots On Your Child’s Teeth?

March 30, 2018

While white teeth are generally a good sign of healthy teeth, white spots can be an indicator that there are some problems going on. In this issue, we’ll talk about what could be causing white spots to appear on your child’s teeth and what should be done about it.

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Why Your Child Should Not Be Using Tobacco

March 16, 2018

Despite repeated warnings, about 8 of every 100 (8%) high school students and 2 of every middle school students (2.2%) admit to smoking cigarettes in the past 30 days. That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The data also reveals that about 6 of every 100 high school students (5.8%) said they … Continue reading "Why Your Child Should Not Be Using Tobacco"

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orthodontics

How to Know If Your Child Needs Orthodontic Treatment

March 09, 2018

By the age of 7, your child’s mouth will most likely have grown to a point so that a dentist will be able to tell how it will develop when permanent teeth begin to emerge. If there are potential issues on the horizon, orthodontic treatment may be needed. In this issue, we’ll delve deeper into … Continue reading "How to Know If Your Child Needs Orthodontic Treatment"

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