Of course, when your child doesn’t want to brush and floss, you have a very particular type of challenge on your hands. However, when your child is willing but you watch on as your little one tries to brush but always ends up gagging, you can quickly find that you aren’t sure how to respond at all! You certainly don’t want your child to experience any more discomfort or upset. However, you know that dental hygiene that’s consistent is so very important. Not to worry: If your child has been experiencing gagging, our Dallas, TX team is here with some very reassuring help!
Do you happen to have any Peppa Pig fans in your household? If so, imagine the look on your children’s faces when they get to see Peppa Pig live … and on stage … in real life! Yes, that’s right, the upcoming Peppa Pig Live! event will be sure to elicit some truly adorable smiles, so don’t hesitate to grab some tickets quick!
If you’re a parent, then you have already experienced all sorts of “parent guilt” about this and that. Your other parent friends can completely relate. You hear a lot about how you shouldn’t be so hard on yourself because you’re doing the best that you can! However, you may still find that the sting of guilt gets you even in times when you try to convince yourself it shouldn’t! Today, our Dallas, TX pediatric dental team would like to at least help you just a little bit if you’re experiencing any guilt associated with protecting your children’s oral health. Consider a few times you should never let guilt enter the picture!
Well. Here we are! Though it may seem to you as much as it does to our Dallas, TX team that we were just welcoming in 2018, it has flown by! While we are certain that 2019 holds some lovely and wonderful things, we would also love to take a moment to reflect on the year that we are still enjoying. You may have already seen this coming, of course, but we do like to run through a quick review of oral health related habits and such when a year is coming to a close as a form of motivation to the year that approaches! So, we ask: How did you do? Is it strictly time to give yourself a pat on the back, or do you need to tighten up your habits just a bit in the new year? Let’s get started.
In addition to the fun of giving and receiving gifts and the absolute beauty that comes with this time of year, are there certain Christmas traditions that you have established with your kids? If the answer is yes, we ask: Do you think that any of them may potentially be cause for concern in regard to your family’s oral health? If you are slowly nodding your head and simultaneously wondering what you’re going to be able to do about this possible problem, we are steps ahead of you! Take our Dallas, TX team’s suggestions into consideration as we explore some common traditions, so you know just how to enjoy your holiday and keep your smiles healthy, too!
Our Dallas, TX team knows that what you really, really want is for your kids’ smiles to be healthy now and in the future. You want this to happen not only through your own efforts but also through your children’s amazing ability to learn how to brush, floss, and to schedule their own care when they are all grown up! Today, though, you may be faced with some very young humans who don’t quite understand the smile health details as deeply as you’d like and it can cause some frustration. Allow us to help you shift your outlook a bit with your little ones, so you can keep the facts in mind as you continue heading toward excellent smile care habits.
To begin, we would like to extend our wishes to you and your family for a warm and cozy, extremely happy Thanksgiving! This time of year is particularly fun and festive and from our Dallas, TX team to your little crew, we hope your celebration is a lovely one! Now, as for what we do best, we’d like to spend just a quick moment of your time offering a helpful reminder for your holiday meal, in addition to a couple more holiday-related tips! Keep in mind, during the holidays, after them, and all year long, keeping your child’s oral health safe (and yours too) is easy as (pumpkin) pie!
We’ve talked before about how prevention can help support your child’s future smile. Now, our Dallas, TX team would like to talk a bit more about how specific choices that you’re making (such as placing dental sealants) directly link to the experience your child will have with dental care and oral health once your son or daughter enters adulthood. It may seem quite far off but, of course. However, when you realize just how significant today’s actions can become, it proves to be the truly exceptional incentive that makes you feel much better about the effort you put into your family’s smile care.
Have you ever thought about the term “winter wonderland” and hoped you might see it one day? You and your children just might have the opportunity at the upcoming ICE! event in the Dallas, TX area, which is centered around the beloved winter holiday character we know as Rudolph! Expect some of the most extraordinary ice sculpting you have ever seen (and some truly amazing interactive fun for the whole family).
We know that while your child may feel perfectly wonderful about dental checkups if you’ve been using a very positive approach, that doesn’t mean you actually feel like everything’s perfectly wonderful when your child’s visit is coming up. Instead, if you’re a parent who experiencing any type of anxiety about your child’s wellbeing (so, just about every parent out there), you may find yourself feeling somewhat overwhelmed or even upset about checkups. Why, you wonder? Where are these emotions coming from and how can you make them stop? Take time with our Dallas, TX team as we help you solve this mystery and begin feeling just a footloose and fancy free about preventive care as your little one feels!