A Guide to Creatively Handling a Child's Dental Health
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A Guide to Creatively Handling a Child's Dental Health

My family's dental health is important to me. Unfortunately for me, it is not as important to my little ones. Getting my kids to brush and floss on a daily basis is almost like taking on an obstacle course. I talked to my family's dentist about different methods I could try to encourage them to brush and floss on a regular basis. Some of the tricks worked, some did not. After some experimentation and talking to other parents, I was able to come up with a lot of great tips for helping kids care for their teeth. I started this blog to help other parents get creative when it comes to their kids and dental care.

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A Guide to Creatively Handling a Child's Dental Health

  • Listen To Your Dentist - Get That Root Canal

    12 February 2015

    When you first hear about he concept of a root canal, it can be a little alarming. The dentist is going to do what? Pull out the root of your tooth? It sounds uncomfortable at best, and it is not surprising that so many people are repelled. But truthfully, if the dentist tells you that you need a root canal, you better get one. Otherwise you may put the health of your mouth and your body at risk.

  • Dental Care Tips During Your Pregnancy

    30 January 2015

    If you are pregnant, you are likely obsessed with making the right health choices to keep your unborn baby as healthy as possible while in the womb. While it's important to eat the right foods and so on in order to support your baby, you should also be aware that extra precaution may be needed to protect your own body. In particular, you could be at risk of developing a problem with your dental health if you are not careful.

  • 3 Types Of Sedation Dentistry

    15 January 2015

    If you are like many people, you may avoid dental visits. This could end up costing you more in the long run and may allow for extreme damage to occur to your teeth. One way to face the dentist and to ease your fear is by choosing sedation dentistry. Knowing the various types of sedation that are offered to you can help you select the best type for your individual situation.

  • Dental Implant Recovery: What To Eat, What Not To Eat And Why It Matters

    12 January 2015

    A successful dental implant is reliant upon much more than a good dentist. In fact, much of how well you heal after implant surgery is up to you. Your dentist (such as one found through http://www.yourhealthygums.com) probably recommended that you quit smoking and he/she probably advised you to rest quite a bit during recovery. But perhaps one of the most important factors in how well you heal is what you eat. 

  • Healthy Jawbones: Why They Are Vital For Receiving Porcelain Veneers

    31 December 2014

    Porcelain veneers are a great way to get beautiful teeth without having to suffer through a long wait for results. Before a cosmetic dentist can give you porcelain veneers, your jawbones must be in good shape. Below, discover why healthy jawbones are vital for receiving porcelain veneers. Why are Healthy Jawbones Vital for Receiving Porcelain Veneers? Healthy jawbones are vital because they are how your natural teeth stay in place. If your natural teeth are not secure, the porcelain veneers won't be secure either, because they are attached to a piece of natural enamel.