nails

4 Reasons to Stop Biting Your Nails

October 19, 2018

While it’s difficult to find good data about why some of us never grow out of the habit of biting our nails, there’s plenty of good reasons to stop doing it. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts at ABC Child Dentistry will tell you all the bad that can come from biting … Continue reading "4 Reasons to Stop Biting Your Nails"

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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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vitamin d

Find Out How Vitamin D Prevents Tooth Decay

July 20, 2018

We’ve shared tips recently about foods and drinks that can be harmful to your child’s teeth. In this issue, however, the San Diego pediatric dentists at ABC Children’s Dentistry will offer exciting news about the powerful role vitamin D can play in preventing tooth decay.

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charcoal

Here’s the Lowdown on Charcoal Toothpaste

July 13, 2018

In a recent issue, the San Diego pediatric dentists at ABC Children’s Dentistry talked about the risks associated with using whitening strips on your child’s teeth. The overriding concern is to wait until your child is 18 before using whitening strip, so that your child’s tooth enamel is fully calcified. In this issue, we’ll talk … Continue reading "Here’s the Lowdown on Charcoal Toothpaste"

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teeth

Are Whitening Strips Good For Your Child’s Teeth?

July 06, 2018

If your child’s teeth are looking a bit more yellow or stained, you may be tempted to try whitening them. While adults often nothing about applying products like whitening strips or whitening toothpaste, you need to think twice before doing the same with your child’s teeth. We’ll talk about it in this issue.

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fruit

You’ll Never Guess Which Fruits Can Destroy Your Tooth Enamel

June 29, 2018

Fruit is a key ingredient to just about guide to eating healthy, and what’s not to like about fruit? From the sweet taste and juice to the high content of vitamin C, fresh fruit can be very beneficial to our overall health. As with most things in life, however, there is a catch – even … Continue reading "You’ll Never Guess Which Fruits Can Destroy Your Tooth Enamel"

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dental

5 Tips for Soothing Your Child’s Dentist Phobias

June 16, 2018

The scientific name for anxiety about visits to the dentist office is dentophobia, and the American Dental Society acknowledges that it keeps about 10% of the U.S. population from seeking dental care. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Because dental health can mirror your child’s overall health, it’s vital that you do what … Continue reading "5 Tips for Soothing Your Child’s Dentist Phobias"

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How To Select The Right Color For Your Braces

April 28, 2018

There are a host of parts in braces, including brackets and archways, but it’s the tiny elastics or bands that can give your smile a bit of personality with a splash of color. In this issue, we’ll talk about how you can help your child pick the right color for braces.

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tooth decay

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

February 23, 2018

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

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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