The Best Ways to Pull Your Child’s Baby Tooth

When your child’s baby teeth become loose, crazy methods to help them remove those teeth may enter your mind. Your child tells you they can move their tooth, and having heard that, you may start worrying about how long it’ll take to finally fall out. Instead of worrying, why not learn the best ways to pull […]

Trendy Toothpastes Make Great Stocking Stuffers for Kids

Give your kids the gift of good dental hygiene this year by skipping the sugary treats in their stockings and giving them fun flavored toothpastes to try out in the new year. Kids’ toothpastes have come a long way, and there are lots of cool designs with yummy flavors without all the artificial additives that […]

Fun Halloween and Autumn-Themed Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

Kids frequently find repetition boring. One way to encourage a lifetime of good oral habits is to make the act of brushing and flossing fun. Brushing your teeth doesn’t have to be a dull experience. Why not liven it up with a variety of fun seasonal Halloween and autumn-themed toothbrushes and toothpaste? Numerous toothbrush manufacturers […]

Teach Your Kids to Take Care of Their Teeth With Toothfairy Tales

Fairy tales are more than just stories; they’re warnings. They’re the way we tell our kids about the world, and how we teach them to be smart, and responsible. If Red Riding Hood hadn’t been talking to strangers, then she and her grandmother might not have seen the inside of a wolf. Ditto the boy […]

Summer Activities to Teach Kids About Oral Health

Teaching your kids about good oral care can never come too early. By practicing good dental care from an early age, their risk of cavities and gum disease decreases enormously. One of the best ways for children to learn is through play. Luckily, Colgate has a list of 4 great dental activities you can do […]

Ages & Stages of Dental Development

Teeth form from embryonic cells, grow, and then erupt through the gums and into the mouth. Eruption happens at different times for every child. Typically, the first teeth erupt around 6 months, and it is usually the bottom two teeth in the front that are the first to erupt. After that, the top four teeth […]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

The American Dental Association recognizes the month of February as children’s dental health month. The tradition started in 1941, when children’s health advocates dedicated a one-day event in Cleveland and a week-long event in Akron to children’s dental health. The ADA declared February 8, 1949 as Children’s Dental Health Day, which grew into a month-long […]

Protecting Your Child’s Teeth from Cavities

Post Halloween, getting your kids to brush their teeth is more important than ever. The holidays are full of sweet treats, pies, and sugar for your family. While we certainly can tell that we’re eating too much when we have to loosen our belts, your teeth may already be facing some serious decay. It’s important […]