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.
Are you about to bring your little one in to our practice for the first time? Not to worry! We know that in many instances, this can feel a little bit more stressful for you than for your child. To help you feel completely prepared and relaxed, we’ve got some suggestions that are sure to guide you toward feeling confident and at ease about bringing your son or daughter in for a dental visit. Take a look!
Good news! We are so pleased to share with you that Dr. Marr was voted Best Dentist for 2017 by D Magazine! If you’d like to see for yourself and check out other things happening in our community, take a look at the September 2017 issue for details. Whatever the case, we would like to spend just a second thanking each and every one of you, our fantastic patients, for coming to us with your most precious gifts (your little ones!) and entrusting their dental care to our dental team. It truly is an honor. If you are still considering becoming a patient but have not yet met us, learn a little bit more about our pediatric practice!
You might have heard something from a friend who mentioned something about fluoride toxicity and now you’re not sure what to do. You use fluoridated toothpaste for your kids but is it really safe, you wonder? Should you be running to the store right now to buy fluoride-free paste? Before you spend hours researching this dental health topic only to find you’re still unsure, do yourself a big favor. Let us answer this question for you and offer some clarification. In short: Fluoride is perfectly wonderful for your kids’ teeth (actually, it’s essential). Now, for those details.
Are your kids into LEGOs? How about the LEGO Ninjago TV show? If so, you’ve probably been hearing an awful lot about LEGOs lately and may have even had the pleasure of stepping on a few of these tiny building blocks. If you love the idea of letting your kids play with them outside of the house, well then you’ll want to head out to this very exciting Build A LEGO Ninjago Mosaic event hosted by LEGOLAND Discovery Center.
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 case of dry lips and surrounding skin may call for a trip to the dermatologist or pediatrician, a few suggestions will most certainly assist with this aspect of your child’s smile health.
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, there’s still so much to accomplish! To help you enjoy a quick influx of confidence, we would like to point out three reasons you should feel very good about the fact that you’ve been keeping up with your child’s dental care.
Happen to have kids who love sushi? If so, you are in luck! The upcoming Sushi Camp For Kids event might possibly be the most creative and exciting of the summer. Check out the details and mark your calendars, so your children finally get the chance to play with their food!
When it comes to keeping all of the details of everything in your life and your children’s lives accounted for and organized, the challenge can often feel a little intense! The good news is that we can offer you a streamlined way to keep up with the most important details of your child’s dental care (and yours too). By keeping three significant things stored in your phone (don’t worry, it’s easy to do), you will discover that you can take a deep breath, let out a sigh of relief, and focus on the rest of your day.
We know that your life is a busy one and that checking every last task off of your list means you have to push certain chores up to the top of that list, while others fail to register as priorities. When it comes to scheduling a dental filling for your child’s tooth decay, we urge you to ensure this event holds the number one spot on your daily schedule until it’s complete! Why is it so important to treat decay immediately, you wonder? Consider some compelling reasons to act quickly, so you may protect your little one’s smile.