Laleh Vakili, DMD

Children’s Dental Health Month

Children’s Dental Health Month Every year, the American Dental Association celebrates Children’s Dental Health Month in February. During these four weeks, dental professionals and educators focus on promoting the benefits of practicing good oral hygiene to children, parents, caregivers, teachers, and others. Drs. Vakili or Lam encourages involving the whole family in proper oral hygiene […]

What You Need to Know About Tooth Sensitivity in Children

What You Need to Know About Tooth Sensitivity in Children Although tooth sensitivity is more common in adults, children can also develop sensitivity to hot, cold, or pressure on the teeth. Tooth sensitivity may not be the same as a toothache caused by a cavity, but the conditions can overlap. Any time your child complains […]

Minimizing Teeth Damage from Halloween Candy

Minimizing Teeth Damage from Halloween Candy Halloween is just around the corner, and your kids are excited about trick-or-treating for all those delicious, sugary snacks given out by friends and neighbors. As parents, you are undoubtedly concerned about the damage all those treats can do to your child’s teeth. It’s a valid concern because your […]

Why Kids Should Smile

We are only as happy as our saddest child. Whether you believe that statement to be true or not, we can all agree that mothers want their sons to be happy. What father doesn’t love to see his daughter grinning? And what’s the universal indicator of a happy kid? A smile. If you knew the […]

Healthy Holiday Eating Guide for Kids

Healthy Holiday Eating Guide for Kids Holiday stress stats show that almost 70% of Americans feel short on time during the often chaotic, celebratory end-of-year stretch. And when we are rushed, stressed, and busy, our health—oral and overall—seems to be the first casualty. As parents, what are you doing to ensure your kids’ health is […]

Healthy Summertime Snacks for the Whole Family

Healthy Summertime Snacks for the Whole Family Right about now, we are all knee-deep in summer. And from campouts and bike rides to river rafting and beach trips, just about every outdoor activity requires a tasty treat. As you’re packing your picnic baskets and ice chests, be mindful of your child’s health, both oral and […]