Can Cough Syrup Cause Cavities?

Is there a correlation between cough syrup use and cavities? When cough and cold season strikes, it can be hard not to reach for that trusty bottle of cough syrup, but did you know that your go-to cough remedy may be contributing to your child’s tooth decay or...

Thumb Sucking And Teeth

In the hands of a child, a thumb can be weapon. Early on in its life, a child learns that nursing its thumb is a soothing and pleasurable habit, akin to an adult’s penchant for chocolate. Most children stop by age 2-4 and no harm done. The problem arrives circa age...

What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

Babies and toddlers who experience tooth decay at a young age are referred to as having “baby bottle tooth decay”. Temporary baby teeth that are shed around the early school age years are nonetheless very important. Baby teeth provide infants and toddlers...

Can Candy Cause Cavities?

That special time of the year is approaching. No, not your anniversary; Halloween. And with Halloween – like clockwork – comes trick or treating, comes gobs and gobs of candy and chocolate, comes limitless amounts of sugar, comes worries about cavities and...

Prevent Childhood Gum Disease

Selecting Bottles and Pacifiers Gum disease is a serious dental health condition that often begins in childhood. Gingivitis can lead to loss of teeth along with infections in the jawbone that will cause intense pain. Preventing childhood gum disease begins with...

What is Plaque?

Teeth are one of the most important pieces of a human body since it is the way that we chew and eat food. This is the process that keeps us alive, which makes it necessary that we understand and take care of these precious pieces. Not only that, but dental work can be...

The Best And Worst Halloween Candy

Halloween is a time for kids to go out and give a scare to their neighbors in return for some yummy candy. It’s also a time when parents worry about how much damage all of this candy is doing to their kids’ teeth. If you’re worried about what your...

Prevent Cavities This Halloween

Halloween is one of the best holidays of the year. This is especially true for parents. The joy of taking kids trick-or-treating is immense. However, long after the fun of Halloween night is over, your kids will still have huge piles of candy. This candy can be...

Braces And Halloween Candy

It’s that time of year again! Autumn! When you think about the fall season, you think about Halloween. If you have children, they are most likely anticipating the event tremendously; picking out costumes and thinking about that huge stash of candy they will be...

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