Tooth Brushing Troubleshooting

30th Apr 2013

It can be incredibly frustrating for a parent to be told by the dentist to brush their kids’ teeth for two minutes twice a day and then face the reality of a non-cooperative child at home. We understand – really, truly we do! We want to help you establish a healthy routine for your children, so let’s brainstorm some troubleshooting tactics for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers! Babies really like to stick things in their mouth, as long as they’re the […]

Brushing Basics for Babies and Kids

31st Mar 2013

WHEN TO START: It is important to start the brushing routine as soon as your baby’s first tooth appears. It doesn’t hurt to start the routine before you see the first tooth since bacteria are already moving into your baby’s mouth. HOW TO START: If you’re baby still has a toothless grin, just wrap a soft washcloth around your finger and wipe gently along the gums after each feeding or twice a day. Once that first tooth appears, use a small, soft […]

Go for the Gold!

31st Jan 2013

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and this year’s theme is “GET A GOLD MEDAL SMILE”. Our office wants to celebrate along with the American Dentistry Association by helping your child make sure their smile is worthy of a gold medal! Wouldn’t it be great if your child brushed and flossed their teeth with the same enthusiasm as an athlete training for the Olympics? We think so! Sometimes, you just need something fun to get the message across to your […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Kids’ Teeth

31st Dec 2012

A new year is on its way! All of us adults have decided to join a gym or eat less chocolate to keep ourselves healthier in the year to come. We tend not to worry about our kids because they’re still ahead of their prime! They have active little bodies, bright white teeth, and lots of time before they have to worry about their health . . . right? Actually, keeping those baby teeth healthy prevents future dental problems, as […]

Happy Halloween!

31st Oct 2012

Halloween is approaching and ghouls abound! It’s a lot of fun . . . as long as the monsters aren’t in your kids’ mouths. Dr. Sahouria wants your little ones to enjoy all the fun of Halloween without hurting those great smiles. Here are a few tips from us: Give away candy alternatives this Halloween – Kids love to find little toys among the candy and toys last longer. The American Dental Association came up with another fun replacement: a […]