#Dental Health

Want to help improve your child’s dental health? Check out these blog posts to create the best oral hygiene routine for your child.

Little girl with her toothbrush

Is it okay for kids to use charcoal toothpaste?

Charcoal toothpaste has become more popular lately, with well-known brands like Colgate, Crest, Hello and Burt’s Bees entering the charcoal toothpaste market. Is charcoal toothpaste as effective as these brands claim? Is this trend worth the try? Is it safe for kids? Spoiler alert: Children should not use charcoal toothpaste! We’ll explain why. Here’s everything …

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Joyful girls at the park learn about teeth grinding in children

What to do About Children Grinding Their Teeth (Bruxism)

Have you noticed your 4-year-old grinding their teeth while sleeping? Or maybe your 5 or 7-year-old has been waking up with headaches, and you’re wondering whether bruxism is the cause.  Either way, if you’re curious about teeth grinding or bruxism, you’re in the right place! Here’s everything you need to know about the causes behind …

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Young siblings having fun after their dental fillings

Are there different types of dental fillings for kids?

The most common types of dental fillings used in pediatric dentistry are composite (white) fillings and amalgam (silver) fillings. How do you know which type of filling is best for your child?  Here’s everything you need to know about the different types of fillings in pediatric dentistry: What is a dental filling? Dental fillings are …

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Young girl smiling, not afraid of going to the dentist

5 Tips to Ease Your Child’s Fear of the Dentist

It’s normal for children to feel a bit anxious about their first visit to the dentist. After all, the dentist’s office is a new environment with different sounds, stimulations, unfamiliar people and unfamiliar tools!  Kids being scared of the dentist is completely normal and natural – and it probably indicates that you’re doing a good …

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