School required dental exam for kids

Your Child's School May Require a Dental Exam

School required dental exam for kidsMany primary & secondary schools across the United States (& in some other countries) require students to have a dental exam from a pediatric dentist or family dentist before they finish certain grade levels.Read more


children's book about a visit to the family dentist

How to Prepare Your Child for the Dentist

children's book about a visit to the family dentistOne of the best ways to make sure your child has a healthy smile for life is by establishing a dental home. That means creating a trusting relationship between your child & your family dentist & making sure visits to the dentist are fun & educational.Read more


Summer a great time for braces

Why Summer Is a Great Time to Start Braces

Summer a great time for braces
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Why not start getting your kids' smiles in shape this summer? Kids, & often moms & dads, have a little more free time during the summer, so it's a great time to get a jumpstart on necessary orthodontic treatment.Read more


Boy putting in his sports mouth guard

Protecting Kids' Teeth During Sports

Boy putting in his sports mouth guardWearing a mouth guard during sports activities is one of the best ways to avoid injuries to your child's teeth & emergency dental care. Mouth guards, which are made from a plastic or rubber materialRead more