Category: Family Dentistry

Your Child’s Dental Care: Has It Been A While?

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… Read more »

Off To College: Back To School For Your Little Grownup!

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.

Chapped Lips? We Can Help.

Does your little one have chapped lips but you’re not really sure what to do about it? Is it a severe case or is it quite mild? The last thing you want is for your kiddo to feel uncomfortable, so we understand if you’re feeling a little frantic for a solution. While a very serious… Read more »

Keeping Up With Kids’ Dental Care: Pat Yourself On The Back

You might rarely take the time to pat yourself on the back when it comes to the job you’re doing with your kids. It’s common to feel that you’re never doing enough, to wonder if you should have done something differently, and to quite frequently feel like after all you’ve done in a day’s time,… Read more »

Allergies And Your Kids: Things To Consider

Do your little ones get the sniffles, the sneezing, and the itchy, watery eyes during allergy season? Or throughout the year (this is Texas, after all)? If so, you may recognize the usual symptoms and problems associated with allergies. However, it’s easy to overlook the fact that they can also have some effect on your… Read more »

Protecting Teeth With A Bedtime Routine

A good oral hygiene routine is key to preventing major dental problems. A good routine at bedtime is helpful for children to develop habits and ease stress. The American Academy of Pediatrics developed a simple routine called “Brush, Book, Bed” for parents and children to do together. Every night there are the same three easy-to-follow steps:… Read more »

Don’t Forget About Mouthguards!

Do you have kids who love being active? Yep, we thought so! As you’ve noticed, your little ones love to be on the move and this commonly includes joining sports teams and taking up other athletic ventures. What you might not have considered yet, however, is the fact that it’s wonderful for your children to… Read more »

Summertime Seeds: Eat Fruit Safely!

What better snack to offer up to your little ones than fruit this summer season? It’s refreshing, much healthier than other sweet treats, and it happens to taste amazing! While we certainly have no desire to steer you away from ensuring your kids get their daily intake of fruit, we do want to remind you… Read more »

Pacifiers and Young Teeth

There is nothing quite so heart wrenching as the sound of a crying baby. It’s no wonder we use pacifiers and other methods to help soothe our young children. In the early stages of infancy and toddlerhood, pacifiers can be a helpful aid. However, as an infant approaches preschool or every kindergarten, continued pacifier use… Read more »

Why It’s Important To Monitor Brushing

Sometimes, your kids will say or do something that blows you away because they seem so mature! You may even find yourself calling a friend or family member to let them in on whatever just happened to cause you to think your little one is quickly approaching adulthood. While this is always a wonderful experience… Read more »