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Childhood Nutrition and Its Impact on Dental Health

Childhood Nutrition and Its Impact on Dental Health Good oral hygiene habits are the foundations of dental health for children, but good nutrition is also crucial. Keeping teeth healthy and strong requires the proper nutrients to strengthen them and help protect against decay. Kids should also avoid some foods to prevent cavities and gum disease. […]

Teaching Kids Good Oral Hygiene Habits: A Guide for Parents

Teaching Kids Good Oral Hygiene Habits: A Guide for Parents Establishing good oral hygiene habits in your children can ensure they continue properly caring for their teeth as they grow older. Children who practice good dental care routines as toddlers are more likely to take care of their teeth properly as teens and into adulthood. […]

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 […]