When it comes to the holidays, your children are likely already quite familiar with the idea of the naughty or nice list! The “naughty” includes the bad, not-so-good stuff (and behavior) that might mean no holiday gifts! The “nice” includes the good, wonderful stuff (and behavior) that means holiday presents will likely appear during this festive season! Why not rely on this fun, seasonal model for a little fun with smile care education, as you talk with your kiddos about brushing, flossing, or other topics? Ready for a visit, have questions, or need some additional support? Just get in touch with our Dallas, TX pediatric dental care practice with a phone call!
Do your little caterpillars and butterflies absolutely love the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar? How about other delightful tales from creator Eric Carle? Since there’s nothing quite like seeing the story and the illustrations brought to life before your very eyes, don’t forget that this beloved story (and others) will be performed on stage during our Dallas, TX community’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show!
It’s hard enough to be sick with a cold yourself. Watching a little one cough and sneeze can be even more heart-wrenching. Good hand washing, covering coughs and sneezes and getting enough sleep help keep us all healthy. Sometimes the cold and flu season hits close to home, despite out best efforts. Your Dallas, TX pediatric dental team can help you minimize a cold’s effect on your child’s dental health. A bonus is that these friendly suggestions apply to adult smiles and well. (more…)
Yes! You had the conversations, you booked the tickets, you got every last detail ironed out: You’re leaving on a jet plane for a holiday destination with the family! Right. Now it’s time for the rest of the planning that will ensure you get from this point in time, onto the plane, and in celebration mode! While our Dallas, TX team is certain you’ve got all of those millions of little details in mind and that you’re ready to prepare, we would love to help with the smile care aspect of traveling with kids during this time of year. Ready for some classic (and less expected) tips? Keep them in mind and they will provide you with more help than you might have guessed!
With the passing of each year, especially when you’ve got growing kiddos, it’s quite shocking to realize just how quickly the time has gone by! When you apply this way of thinking to your family’s oral health and, more specifically to the dental care you’re providing your children (with the help of our Dallas, TX pediatric dental care team), you likely find yourself in a state of reflection. So, to help you along as you strive to feel wonderful about those growing smiles, we offer up some simple and beneficial questions to ask yourself as you look forward to 2020!
Our Dallas, TX pediatric dental practice would like to wish you and your family an early and very happy Thanksgiving! In honor of reaching out not only to each one of our patients who make our practice what it is but also to ensure we reach out to our entire community of families, we recently participated in a Feed My Starving Children service event. Have you heard of it? If not, we invite you to take just a moment to walk through our experience with our team and to quickly become a bit more familiar with this wonderful non-profit that promotes a world in which all children have full tummies.
Does your child gag (or worry about gagging) during dental checkups and, as a result, you feel really unsure about what to do? You’d really love to tell your kiddo that he or she never has to receive professional dental care again (and you would love to never have to worry about it again)! However, you know that twice-annual preventive care is 100 percent necessary and absolutely worthwhile. First, our Dallas, TX team reminds you: This is not unusual! Next, we happily inform you: We can absolutely help with this. Just follow our simple advice!
Whether you call it Turkey Day or Thanksgiving, it’s nearly here and it’s definitely a departure from the usual meals you consume on a daily basis! It’s a lovely way to enter the winter holiday season, as it’s full of exceptionally yummy fare that’s nostalgic and truly cozy. While this is probably something you love sharing with your children, you’d probably really love celebrating this day together, while steering the whole family away from common oral health hazards! As always, our friendly Dallas, TX pediatric dental care team is here with those little reminders that can go a long way!
You may have the story of Little Women on your mind, now that there’s yet another film adaptation of this beloved book! Whether you prefer to read it, you truly loved the 1994 movie, or you will only watch the 1949 classic, one thing is for sure: You probably want to share this tale of the March sisters with your children! If so, then the chance to see it live and on stage and set to music? Well, that’s too good to be true! Don’t miss the Little Women: The Musical at our Dallas, TX community’s Dallas Children’s Theater!
You likely already know the obvious details associated with dental floss and your child’s smile care habits at home (yours, too, of course). When we’re talking about the twice-a-day preventive sessions you’re holding in your bathroom, you know without doubt that one of them needs to include flossing and that it’s something in which the whole family must participate! You know to be thorough and gentle, as well. However, our Dallas, TX team recognizes that there are some less obvious particulars you may have forgotten about that can make (or break) your experience. Make it a wonderful one by considering some questions, so in your home, happy, clean smiles abound!