Establish Oral Health Habits Early

As a parent, you do a lot to try and teach your kids the things they need in order to be successful. It’s not always easy, but it’s absolutely imperative that you do so. One of the more difficult lessons is teaching your kids about the importance of having great oral health habits. It’s hard for kids - who don’t... read more »

Breastfeeding Can Improve Your Baby’s Dental Health

You likely know how wonderful breast feeding can be for your baby. It aids him or her in fighting disease as well as reducing health risks such as asthma, ear infection, SIDS or obesity. It is even connected to your own physical health! If you breastfeed, your chances of breast and ovarian cancer are reduced. But let’s talk about something... read more »

Thumb Sucking Dangers

Thumb-sucking in children is a completely common part of growing up, but it is bad for their oral health. Lengthy thumb sucking sessions cause a child’s teeth to grow in improperly and even stunt the growth of teeth. To ensure your child’s future smile will be great, encourage and aid them to stop thumb sucking as soon as possible. For... read more »

The Facts About Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Oral health care is essential at all ages, but especially for infants. As infants are still too young care for themselves, you may have to brush and care for your child’s teeth and mouth until they old enough to do the job effectively. This includes preventing problems like baby bottle tooth decay. Consider the following prevention tips. - The liquid... read more »

Helping Your Teething Baby

Your baby has 20 primary teeth, also called “baby teeth,” under their gum line. These teeth usually start to break through the gums between 6 and 12 months. The teething process is uncomfortable, so your baby may be irritable during the day and have a hard time sleeping at night. Dr. Jared Pearson is happy to give tips about teething... read more »

Your Childrens Teeth: How to Keep Them Healthy

Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your kids enjoy healthy smiles for a... read more »

How to Help Your Kids Brush Their Teeth

You know that it can be hard to help your kids open their mouths when it’s time to brush their teeth. But it’s very important to help your children brush their teeth--especially if you want them to enjoy a healthy smile. Do you ever wonder what you can do to make brushing fun so your children won’t fight it? Helping... read more »

13 Tips to Tackle Toothbrush Maintenance This Halloween Season

With the Halloween Season upon us, it is paramount that you don’t forget to brush twice daily to wash away any acid buildup caused by excessive sugar intake. Here are 13 easy tips everyone needs to consider when caring for your toothbrush: - Don’t share toothbrushes. - Keep your toothbrush clean when not in use. - Keep your toothbrush aired... read more »

How to Get Your Child Off of Their Pacifier

You probably know that when your child cries, a natural solution is to hand them their pacifier. Fortunately, there isn’t anything wrong with that—in fact, a pacifier can comfort your child and help you, as their parent, get some precious rest. However, if your pacifier isn’t used properly, or is used too long, they could cause a number of problems.... read more »