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Fun Easter Facts

Happy Easter from Children’s Dental Center!  We found some fun Easter facts for you! Americans eat about 16 million jelly beans every Easter. “Easter” was named from the Anglo-Saxon goddess Eostre, or Eastre, who was known for spring time celebrations and fertility. Giving eggs is a tradition that dates back even farther than Easter. Americans […]

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). ALL DRESSED UP: Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement […]

Halloween Crafts And Treats For Kids

  Halloween is right around the corner, and Children’s Dental Center is super excited! We’ve compiled some of our favorite Halloween crafts for your kiddos, including some fun Halloween treat ideas as well! Click on the photos to enjoy! Halloween Crafts from Parent’s Magazine: Vampire Teeth Cookies: 10 Healthy Halloween Treats For Kids: More Kid’s […]

How To Have A Cavity-Free Halloween

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, is encouraging parents and caregivers to enjoy a Mouth Monster-free Halloween. Whether your kids are attending Halloween parties or trick or treating in the neighborhood, keep on the lookout for ghosts, goblins and worst of all, Mouth Monsters. Sweets can still […]

Toothbrush I Spy Dental Printable Activity Sheet

FREE Toothbrush I Spy Dental Printable Activity Sheet! Brushing your teeth is an important part of every school morning routine!  How many toothbrushes do you see in this back-to-school I Spy collage? Click here to download:

What Causes Tartar?

Why do we get tartar on our teeth? Children’s Dental Center knows about Tartar. Tartar is defined as being a hard calcified deposit that forms on the teeth and contributes to their decay. What causes tartar build up? Bacteria and calcium! Calcium and fossilized bacteria are the main ingredients of tartar. The bacteria are foreign […]

Junk Food And Your Teeth

July 21st is National Junk Food Day, and you know what that means!  Even more the reason to brush and floss!   But, let’s be realistic – we know it’s hard to quit the junk food snacking 100% – especially over the Summer.  And we also know that nobody can brush and floss after EVERY […]

10 Tips For A Healthy Summer Smile

      Summer is here! Great news! You can maintain a healthy summer smile without having to give up many of your favorite activities and foods!  Here are a few tips to keep your teeth and gums healthy this summer!  Establish A Brushing Routine! Stress the urgency of tooth brushing to your kids. The […]

Tips For Parents From the American Academy Of Pediatric Dentistry

Children’s Dental Center is proud to share this tip sheet from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  It offers pointers on communicating good oral health to your little ones, broken down by age group, including birth to two years old, two to five years old and school aged children. Download to learn more! TIPS FOR […]

FREE DENTAL TOOTH-BRUSHING CHART FOR KIDS

Click below for a FREE, FUN Dental Tooth-brushing Printout Chart for kids from Children’s Dental Center!  This fun chart will get kids excited about brushing their teeth!  Includes daily check-off boxes to help kids remember to brush their teeth twice a day – morning and night!  Great for kids to use themselves, or for a […]