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

  • What Impact Can Frequent Swimming Have On Your Teeth?

    7 October 2015

    Swimming has been a favorite sport since the beginning of time. Unfortunately, with the luxury of a pool, you may need to make some choices because they can take a toll on your oral health. Research has uncovered several issues that may have a direct impact on the extent of the damages your body obtains from chemicals used to keep the water pH balances in line with what is required by law.

  • Educate Yourself On Tooth Extractions

    17 September 2015

    If you are going to have a tooth extracted, learn all you can about the process. This will help you to be better prepared for the procedure and ready to take care of yourself properly once you get home. The information below will give you a better understanding of what you can expect when you go in to have your teeth extracted. At your first visit When you go in for your dental exam, the dentist, someone like Kenneth G Edwards, will take a good look inside your mouth.

  • Royal Pains: Don't Let These 3 Dental Fears Keep You From Wearing A Shiny New Crown

    4 September 2015

    Perhaps you've heard all of the news about the remarkable progress made in dental implants, and you'd love to have some new crowns made. But you've had some bad dental experiences in the past. If you have one of these 3 dental fears, there's some good news for you: The fear of gagging while impressions are made. When you were a kid, you may have had braces installed on your teeth.

  • What Are The Procedures For Getting A Tooth Extracted?

    26 August 2015

    Most tooth extractions are simple procedures performed under a local anesthetic. The recovery process is usually the painful and messy part. Why would you get a tooth extracted (pulled)? Because of advances in preventive dental care and the intricate procedures dentists will use to save a tooth, why is it sometimes necessary to have a tooth extracted? Reasons might include: Removing a tooth to ease tooth crowding Because the modern jawbone cannot accommodate the number of teeth needed by earlier humans to chew coarser foods, many people experience crowding of teeth.

  • 3 Habits That Are Very Bad For Your Teeth

    6 August 2015

    Most people know that they have to brush and floss their teeth regularly in order to take care of them. However, they forget that there are other things that can cause problems for their teeth. Here are three habits that are very bad for your teeth. 1. Using your teeth to open or tear things. It is quite common for people to use their teeth as tools. If you encounter a bottle cap that refuses to budge, there can be no better tool to open it than your teeth.