Category: Tips/Advice

Notes on Pacifiers and Oral Health

Many parents wonder how they would get along if they couldn’t offer their baby or toddler a pacifier now and then. On the other hand, caring parents don’t want to do anything that would compromise the shape and growth of their child’s teeth or jaw. So where do pacifiers fit in? Your Dallas, TX pediatric… Read more »

The Naughty Or Nice List: Smile Edition! 

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… Read more »

Holidays And Family Travel: Stuff To Consider! 

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… Read more »

Questions To Ask Yourself For 2020! 

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… Read more »

Kids Who Gag During Visits: Help Is Here! 

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,… Read more »

Don’t Forget About Less Obvious Dental Floss Details! 

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… Read more »

Here Comes Halloween! Is It Only About Sugar?

Halloween! It’s headed this way and you can practically taste the sugary sweetness already! Maybe you love the overload of treats that this day brings. Maybe it causes you some stress! We know that your kids’ oral health is extremely important to you, so figuring out how to mix fun with some truly effective smile… Read more »

National Brush Day: What It Is And How To Celebrate! 

The last thing on your mind right now is probably any other holiday other than Halloween! There are treats to purchase, costumes that need finishing, parties to consider, school activities to schedule and more! We get it. We also know that one of the main things on your mind, considering all of this Halloween business,… Read more »

Reminders: Why Seeing A Pediatric Dentist Is An Awesome Plan!

You have your dentist for grownups, so you figure: Maybe you’ll just bring your children to your practice. After all, they say that they will perform a cleaning and checkup and that they can certainly offer things like fillings, if necessary. However, you then think to yourself: Is it a better idea to bring the… Read more »

When Your Teen Wants A Whiter Smile

Your little kids probably don’t think too much about the way their teeth look. They’re more focused on how quickly they can get through brushing and flossing, whether or not they get toothpaste in the flavor they really like, and so on. However, when those kiddos become teenagers, suddenly new concerns pop up. Today, our… Read more »