Decay on Baby Teeth
Baby teeth may be temporary, but decay on baby teeth can cause damage to your child’s mouth, affecting how their permanent teeth come in. Luckily, preventive care can steer your child away from potential issues.
Make Flossing Fun for Kids
Flossing is an important part of any oral health care routine, even for kids! It should start when your child has two teeth that touch to remove plaque and food debris. Make flossing a lifelong habit and keep your child motivated with a few fun ideas.
Caring for Children’s Teeth Between Ages 6 and 18
While oral health care is important from birth, it’s especially critical starting at age 6 when permanent teeth begin to come in. Discover how you can help your child develop and maintain a healthy smile.
Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
Baby bottle tooth decay is a dental condition where there’s significant decay in a child’s teeth that often occurs when they go to bed at night with a bottle filled with a sugary liquid. Discover the signs and how to prevent baby bottle tooth decay.
Dental Care Timeline for Infants & Children
Most dentists will agree that regular dental care should begin by one year of age, but some children may need check-ups more often. Learn what to expect for your infant and toddler’s dental care.
Dental Sealants Shield Kids from Tooth Decay
Dental sealants are thin, plastic coatings that guard the teeth from cavities, protecting vulnerable areas of the tooth and preventing decay on permanent teeth. Learn why sealants are often used and who generally needs them.
Temporary Baby Teeth Have a Long-Lasting Effect
While baby teeth aren’t permanent, they actually serve a critical purpose. Discover how your child’s baby teeth affect their permanent teeth and how to properly care for them.
Dynamite Dental Visits
Early and consistent trips to the dentist can help start your child off on a lifetime of positive dental experiences.
Fluoride for Children: FAQs
Fluoride from drinking water, toothpaste and mouth rinse can help prevent tooth decay and make a child’s teeth stronger. View some frequently asked questions by parents and discover how fluoride will help protect your child’s oral health.