HEALTHY EATING HABITS ARE FORMED EARLY

If you are a junk food eater, your kids will be too.  It is as simple as that.  Parents shape their child’s tastes when they are infants with foods they introduce to them.  As the child grows, parents become the role model. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), childhood obesity affects approximately 12 million children.  Many factors can cause obesity: 
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National Facial Protection Month – Tips for Sports Safety

T’is the Season for outdoor sports and the injuries that go along with them. Remember, play it safe during recreational and organized sports. Help prevent serious, painful facial injuries that can take the fun out of the game! Mouth Guards are a Must – Mouth guards are significantly less expensive than the cost to repair an injury. Dentists and dental specialists can make customized mouth
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6 Mistakes Parents Make With Their Kid’s Teeth

1. Letting kids brush alone… Though young kids want independence, children don’t have the dexterity to brush on their own and do a thorough job until about 8 yrs old. Let them brush first with toothpaste, rinse and spit and then parents “check it” at least once a day, going over all the teeth with just water. 2. Putting a baby to bed with
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AAPD Asks Parents to Fight Mouth Monsters During National Children’s Dental Health Month

In honor of February serving as NCDHM, the AAPD invites parents and caregivers to fight the leading chronic infectious disease among children in the U.S.: tooth decay, also known as the Mouth Monsters. As “The Big Authority on Little Teeth,” AAPD recommends parents and caregivers fight tooth decay during NCDHM by following these three steps: Establish a Dental Home – or home base –
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Summer is here!!!

Summer is here!!!!  Summertime is a great time for visiting the dentist.  We have extra staff working over the summer to meet our patients’ needs.  We know this is a popular time for parents to make their child’s appointment because they don’t need to worry about school schedules. If you want to get in over the summer, CALL NOW!  We schedule our New Patients
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