At this point, if you know all about brushing and flossing, then you’re most certainly on track with optimal dental hygiene with your kiddos. They’re probably starting to get the hang of the details and are well on their way toward developing excellent habits that will become a natural part of their daily lives (hopefully forever and ever). As your friendly dental practice, we like to check in from time to time to make sure you really do feel like you’re on top of things with your child’s oral health. Today, for instance, we offer tips on the tongue just in case you need a bit of additional guidance.
Do your teens love, love, love Halloween and all of the fright-night stuff? If you’ve got some brave kiddos who truly enjoy the creepy crawly details that come along with October 31st, then they will certainly not want to miss out on the upcoming Ghouls And Graveyards event!
Have you recently discovered that your child is experiencing dental sensitivity? Perhaps chewing has become uncomfortable. Maybe every time your child drinks something from the refrigerator, the sensations that follow are not very pleasant. We know that seeing your child feel anything other than happy and comfortable is not easy to handle. Fortunately, we are ready with simple suggestions for getting your child swift relief.
Do you happen to have a subscription to DFW Child magazine? If so, you just might catch our recent recognition of 2017 Mom-Approved Dentist in the September 2017 issue. We are so happy to be the recipient of such an honorable recognition and look forward to seeing new and existing patients for dental care! The smiles on the faces of our kids, moms, and dads that walk through our doors are what make our job truly remarkable.
Do your kids love, love, love story time? Are you a little tired of re-reading the same stories over and over? Don’t worry, we won’t tell! However, we will share a little secret with you: You might want to bring your kids over to Tall Tales Story Time every month for a tale told by a librarian. Even better? Your kids are encouraged to have a good time and participate, too!
We know that if your child needs a dental crown and this is new to you, your list of questions might be a long one! Regardless of the length, you will most certainly be looking for some immediate answers. Of course, we will be pleased to provide you with thorough explanations when we see you. For now, we’d love to set your mind at ease with the help of an FAQs session that includes questions often mentioned by parents just like you.
When you’re looking at your little one’s smile, you have a hard time coming up with anything that is even nearly as cute! As a result, you want to do anything and everything you can to protect those little teeth and that adorable grin. So, what to do? You might find yourself unsure about whether baby teeth are fine on their own or if they require just as much attention and dental care as permanent teeth. In short: The first set of teeth most certainly requires both home and professional care, too! Let’s review the details with a quiz.
Have you recently started wondering whether your kids might be ready for a water flosser? Do you instantly have visions of them having water fights with these fun little wands, immediately wondering if perhaps you have had a momentary lapse in judgment? While you might have to set some ground rules for the purpose of this dental hygiene accessory, it’s certainly a good idea to incorporate it into your kids’ hygiene time. Let’s review a few reasons you should go ahead and give it a try.
We are not here to judge or make you feel bad! To the contrary, we are here to provide your child with dental care, to answer your questions, and to guide your child toward optimal oral health that stays in wonderful condition. Regardless of the reason you have not brought your child in for smile care in a bit longer than you’d planned, we strongly encourage you to start right now. Consider some additional motivating factors.
Not sure what to do now that your kids are grownup? When your 18-year-old heads off to school, the usual dynamic of parent-taking-care-of-child’s-smile starts to shift. Fortunately, the dental care transition can be an easy one for everyone! Take some hints to heart.