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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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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school

3 Tips for Your Child’s Back-to-School Oral Health

August 03, 2018

The new school year begins late this month for most San Diego children. As you prepare with new school supplies and clothes, it’s vital to keep your child’s oral health in mind. In this issue, the San Diego child dentist experts at ABC Children’s Dentistry will share important tips for making sure your child stays … Continue reading "3 Tips for Your Child’s Back-to-School Oral Health"

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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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enamel

Why Your Child’s Enamel Is So Important

November 03, 2017

Even though tooth enamel is incredibly thin (2.5 mm at it’s thickest), it’s the hardest substance in our bodies. In this issue, we’ll talk in-depth about enamel; what it is, what it does and how you can encourage your child to take better care of it. What is tooth enamel? It’s the white, visible part … Continue reading "Why Your Child’s Enamel Is So Important"

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baby bottle, tooth decay

The Dangers of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

July 07, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6 out of 10 children in the U.S. will have at least one cavity – or more – by the time they turn 5. A big source for those cavities is the baby bottle. It’s called “baby bottle tooth decay,” and we’ll talk about it in … Continue reading "The Dangers of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay"

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toothpaste, children's toothpaste

How to Select the Right Toothpaste For Your Child

June 30, 2017

In a previous entry, we talked about how to select the right toothbrush for your child. Because brushing is such a vital part of keeping your child’s teeth and gums as healthy as possible, we’ll talk in this issue about how to select the right toothpaste for your child. Choosing the Right Toothpaste For Your … Continue reading "How to Select the Right Toothpaste For Your Child"

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