Effective tips to improve your child’s dental and oral hygiene

As a parent you have so much to teach your children. It is in the early years that you set the example and help form routines that will benefit your children for the rest of their lives. An excellent dental oral hygiene routine will protect their teeth from decay and other oral problems. Here are some tips that will get your kids on the right path.

Nutrition for a good dental health

Correct nutrition plays a crucial role in the craniofacial growth and development in infants, as well as in the formation of their teeth. An infant must receive all the nutrients in the food, such as iron, zinc, magnesium, calcium, Vitamin D and proteins, among others, to facilitate a good development of the craniofacial structures, including the teeth.

Around the 6th birthday, most children lose their first tooth

Around the 6th birthday, most children lose their first tooth and this is a big deal for most children. It also means that it’s the first time the Tooth Fairy will visit. The Tooth Fairy has been a part of childhood tradition for more than a century.

Parenting in the Digital Era

No other topic in the world could raise a tsunami of opinions, judgements, beliefs and arguments as parenting. From whether or not to have a scheduled C-section, breastfeed or use pacifiers, parenting involves mental and moral acrobatics that strain the human fabric to the extreme. Add technology into the mix and we have opened Pandora’s box.

Why does my child need dental sealants?

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Did you know that the chewing surfaces of your teeth are not flat? Your back teeth have deep grooves and pits where food can accumulate and cause cavities.

How to prepare your children for a dental treatment

Our aim is to ensure that you and your child will find the first visit and all visits to our office for dental treatment to be comfortable and rewarding as possible.

During your child’s first visit, which should occur as soon as the baby is born we expect parents to accompany their child to the dental treatment room.