Is there any time of year when your kids aren’t feeling super interested in sweets? Not really. However, it is fair to say that as the colder weather and holidays begin to approach, we are faced with what feels like an enormous onslaught of all-things-sugary-all-the-time. What makes this the case, you ask yourself in reflection? Well, candy and pastries are feel-good treats and end up at the center of the holidays. They are snacks shared in the classroom, frequent gifts, part of holiday meals, time-honored traditions (Halloween, for instance), and there seems to be no end in sight. So, how to manage from now through Valentine’s Day, as you continue considering smile protection, without totally taking sweet treats away from the kiddos? Our Dallas, TX team has a very simple answer: Add xylitol into the mix!
Are you well aware that just about everything that you’ve ever used that might be referred to as an “appliance” is becoming much more advanced, Bluetooth capable, and offers features you never even conceived of? Just like you may be able to lock your car doors with your phone from work or turn on the washing machine from another room, the same exciting forward movement in technology applies to oral health care! While this is certainly good news for everyone, it is some truly powerful information for parents and their kids. If you’ve been wondering about what’s available for your children’s dental hygiene these days, our Dallas, TX team strongly suggests you learn more about the Sonicare For Kids Toothbrush.
You make sure your kids brush every day, twice a day, and you might even be really serious about timing those sessions. Of course, you make sure your kids floss, as well. While you cannot tell for sure, you assume this is removing most of the plaque from your little ones’ smiles, so you try to hope for the best and figure your family’s efforts will pay off. However, there may be an itty bitty voice in your brain asking: “But how do you really know that huge areas of plaque aren’t being missed?” or, “Do you think you watched closely enough?” What if your child is quite heavy handed one one side of his or her mouth but isn’t brushing so well on the other? Good news: Our Dallas, TX team introduces you to a special product called Plaque HD that can help with everything! Learn more.
Are you recognizing that with our cooler temps we have been enjoying, you’re also starting to notice serious dryness within your family? Perhaps you’ve been complaining about dry hands, while you notice your kiddo’s lips are on the verge of cracking. What’s going on, what you should you be doing differently, and should you see us for a dental checkup? Our Dallas, TX team is happy to report that there are usually some sneaky reasons this is going on and it’s usually stuff you can address on your own. As for whether you need to see our team for oral health help? If you feel you need reinforcement, then of course! To get started, however, consider easy tips.
It’s not always easy keeping up with every last detail that your child needs, not to mention adding on considering your little one’s wants! So, when the day is through, your brain may tend to focus primarily on things that need fixing, concerns, your to-do list, and that can make just about anything (including your child’s dental care) start to feel laborious and a bit lacking in joy. To help combat the potential for smile care to start feeling this way, our Dallas, TX team would love to offer you a quick jolt of joy infusion, so you can remember that all of that hard work is certainly paying off. Keep up the good work!
There are just so many different ways to celebrate Halloween and so many venues that offer something special in Dallas, TX. Of course, if you and your kiddos are animal enthusiasts, then one celebration you will absolutely want to attend is the upcoming Halloweekend At The Dallas Zoo 2018! It’s everything you would hope for (and probably a lot more).
When you’re putting a ton of focus on your child’s oral health, it can be easy to let your smile health take a backseat in order of importance. Of course, the best approach is to ensure the smile health of every member in your family is being taken into consideration. Wondering how to do this, when it feels like there’s just never enough time? Keep in mind that when you brush and floss and focus on smile protection along with your kiddo, you can keep your son or daughter’s smile on track and your own smile on track at the same time! Review our Dallas, TX team’s advice.
You already know all about the candies that can pose a potential problem for your kids’ smiles. If it’s super hard, it could crack teeth. If it’s very chewy, it will coat teeth and can dislodge braces. When it comes to selecting treats, rinsing and brushing teeth, and more, you are quickly becoming an expert! However, our Dallas, TX team knows there just might be some other trick-or-treating related details you haven’t quite considered yet, which can lead to oral health damage. Ready to get all geared up to prevent them? Our tips are so easy and will let you breathe a sigh of relief.
Learning about the dental sedation options you may select for your child’s dental care is something that can cause mixed emotions for you. Of course, it’s a relief to know that you can help your child feel nice and cozy and calm during treatments. On the other hand, there are so many types of sedation and you want to make a wise selection. So, when we suggest laughing gas, also known as nitrous oxide, you will instantly want to know more. What sets it apart? Our Dallas, TX pediatric dental team is happy to elaborate! Have more questions? Let us know.
Does your child have a cavity? Do you keep meaning to call us up to schedule your child’s beautiful white dental filling but you manage to forget about it or put it off because you have so many other things to do? While our Dallas, TX team can absolutely comprehend of a very busy schedule, and we know that you know how important addressing decay is, we do have one time-sensitive suggestion for you to keep in mind: Treat that cavity before Halloween! Wondering why we suggest this? Let’s discuss.