Your child’s baby teeth will eventually become loose and fall out, leaving room for the permanent teeth to erupt through the gum tissue. Children typically lose their primary teeth in the same order that the teeth came in, which means your child’s incisors should become loose around age six...
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders encompass problems with the joints that connect your jaw to your skull on either side of your head. These joints can be affected by arthritis, inflammation and even a misaligned bite. Millions of people suffer from problems associated with TMJ disorders, which can lead to...
Getting your kids to eat healthy can be a challenge! Yet, healthy foods are so important for your child’s well-being, especially when it comes to their dental health. Encouraging your child to eat healthy foods can not only support their oral health now, but set the foundation for them to...
Keeping your child’s teeth and gums healthy are essential to their development. As your child gets older and begins to develop habits and routines of their own, taking care of their oral health should be among them! How can you start developing an oral care routine with your child now...
Baby teeth are those 20 teeth you’ll eventually see emerge in your child’s mouth. Starting at around the age of six months all the way up to nearly three years of age, primary teeth will continue to make an appearance. At around age six, kids will begin to shed their...
Childhood tooth decay is unfortunately common, with 1 in 5 children from ages 5-11 having at least one decayed tooth that’s not treated . Since early tooth decay normally doesn’t have any symptoms, children can often have cavities and not know it until the decay progresses to the point...
Did you know February is Children’s Dental Health Month? Children’s Dental Health Month is designed to encourage parents to take proper care of their children’s teeth, as well as to raise awareness of how common cavities are in young children. Children are susceptible to tooth decay as soon as they...
Your children’s baby teeth play several important roles. Not only do they help support proper development of their permanent teeth, but they also help your little one to speak and chew properly . While you took good care of your child’s teeth while they were infants and toddlers, as...
Baby bottle tooth decay can happen when a child is exposed to the sugar in certain liquids for a long period of time, which can impact tooth enamel and lead to extensive tooth decay. Essentially, any liquid that’s not water can cause this condition, even breastmilk. Liquids such as milk, juice, breastmilk,...
Your baby’s first tooth will typically emerge between six months and one year of age. As soon as your baby has teeth, they are susceptible to tooth decay, making it essential that you properly care for your baby’s oral health. How can you keep your baby’s teeth healthy as they grow? Here...