26Jun, 2015

Preventing Dental Decay in Young Children

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Every parent wants their child to have perfect health and oral hygiene. What many parents don’t know is that dental decay is the most common childhood disease worldwide. Although you may think your child isn’t at risk, sometimes limiting sugar and keeping up a good routine is not enough to shield them. So what can you do to protect your child? 1. Check the Sugar Content Although you may think that you are limiting your child’s sugar intake (especially if your child is still a baby), you’d be surprised to […]
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12Jun, 2015

4 Ways to Make Brushing Fun for Your Child

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Children are often reluctant to participate in hygienic activities and unfortunately, dental care is usually no different. If your child has begun brushing their own teeth you probably know how frustrating those four minutes of the day can be. What many parents don’t know is that there are ways to get your child excited about brushing their teeth. Yes, excited. In order to make teeth brushing time easier on both you and your child, try out these simple tricks: 1. Let them pick out their toothbrush Allowing your child to […]
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27May, 2015

3 Tips For Your Child’s First Dentist Visit

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Your child’s first visit to the dentist can often be a stressful experience, especially if your child is anxious around strangers, unsure about this new experience, or unwilling to sit still for very long. There are so many questions and concerns that surround it: at what age should I bring them? What can I do to ensure the visit is a good one? Here are 3 tips to consider before you book an appointment! 1. Go when they are 1 year old, or when first tooth emerges Each dentist will […]
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8May, 2015

A Quick Guide to Cavities

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Every time you sit down in your dentist’s chair for a cleaning, one thought is sure to cross your mind: I hope I don’t have any cavities! We all know that eating a lot of candy and not brushing will help cavities form in our teeth, but how exactly does a cavity form? What can we do to prevent them? We’ve put together a quick guide that we hope will be useful! What is a cavity? – A cavity is a hole in the tooth that happens as the result […]
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