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.


A Guide to Creatively Handling a Child's Dental Health

  • Successfully Manage Your Post-Dental Crown Pain And Discomfort

    25 June 2015

    As a dental patient, it is completely natural to fear pain after your new dental crowns are installed. While this is a valid concern, there are a few things you can purchase ahead of time to ensure that you have everything necessary on hand to combat any pain you may experience. Topical Anesthetic Gel The topical anesthetic gel sold for baby teething pain can safely be used to treat your dental pain.

  • Two Reasons You're Experiencing Pain Under Your Dental Bridge

    12 June 2015

    Oral pain isn't just uncomfortable, but it can also be nagging. This is true whether the pain is located in a tooth in the front or back of your mouth. However, this type of pain can be even more intense when the source of the pain is located under your dental bridge. If you are experiencing this type of pain, understanding some of the causes and what you can do to resolve the issue can be helpful.

  • What To Expect When You Go In To Have Your Braces Removed

    20 May 2015

    If you have braces and it's about time to have them removed, you may be a bit worried about the process. You have more than likely become so used to having your braces on that it is difficult to imagine not having them on anymore. The process for removing them isn't very complicated, but it does have to be done by your orthodontist. Read the information below to understand what is going to happen when you go to your appointment for the removal process:

  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Enamel Abrasion

    18 April 2015

    Enamel is the hard, white outer layer of your teeth, and while it's strong, it can be worn away. Here's what you need to know about enamel abrasion.  What causes enamel abrasion? Enamel can be worn away by anything that rubs or scrapes against your teeth. Pushing too hard when you brush your teeth can wear away your enamel, as can using toothpicks or other hard objects to clean your teeth.

  • 4 Reasons Porcelain Veneers Are The Best Choice

    14 April 2015

    Have you ever been afraid to flash your smile? Do you notice that you have a close-lipped smile in all of your pictures? You should have a smile that you are proud of. It helps to smile naturally when you are meeting new people because it puts them at ease. Your oral health is incredibly important and plays into the aesthetic of your smile. Porcelain veneers can help correct problems with your smile.