Archive for September, 2014

Pregnancy And Your Oral Health

Source: http://www.cda.org/Portals/0/pdfs/fact_sheets/pregnancy_english.pdf Pregnancy is a time of great excitement and change. It is also a time to pay extra attention to your dental health. You may have heard that you lose a tooth for every pregnancy, or that your developing baby will take the calcium he or she needs from your teeth. Both of these […]

Help! My Child’s Breath Stinks! What Can They Do?

Source: http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/body/bad_breath.html#  What’s That Smell? Bad breath is the common name for the medical condition known as halitosis (say: hal-uh-TOE-sis). Many different things can cause halitosis — from not brushing your teeth to certain medical conditions. Sometimes, a person’s bad breath can blow you away — and he or she may not realize there’s a […]

What Causes Sensitive Teeth In Children?

  What Does it Mean if My Child’s Teeth Are Sensitive to Hot and Cold? If you’ve ever been afflicted with that instant needle-like shock of pain that comes from tooth sensitivity, you know exactly the curse it can be. As an adult, it’s something we strategically try to avoid, opting to chew on one […]

Sports Drinks: Healthy Or Harmful?

Sports drinks are consumed by 62% of adolescents every day.  But are do the benefits for your child’s body, teeth and gums outweigh the risks? Here are some facts to consider when allowing your child to consume sports drinks: Sports Drinks Damage Tooth Enamel A recent study published in the May/June 2012 issue of General […]

Does My Child Need A Mouth Guard?

Does My Child Need A Mouth Guard? The Fall Sports Season is upon us!  While exciting for many, this is also the time of year when many sports-related injuries occur, including injuries to the mouth and teeth.  Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent these types of injuries!  Children’s Dental Center promotes Safe […]

Snack All Day? Risk Decay!

Snack All Day? Risk Decay! Sip and Snack All Day? Risk Decay! Do you sip soft drinks or other sugary drinks all day at your desk? Do you use breath mints or eat candy often? Instead of eating meals, do you snack all day? Do you often grab a sports or energy drink when you […]