Blog Posts Categorized: Children + Family



May 10th, 2017
Careers in Dentistry

It’s graduation season, which means a lot of recent high-school graduates are thinking about future careers. For those interested in dentistry, we’ve put this guide together to help you decide which role is perfect for you. The field of dentistry is exciting and always evolving. There are multiple unique and interesting roles within this career… Read more »

May 4th, 2017
Spring Cleaning for Your Bathroom

Feeling the urge to scour your baseboards with Q-tips® and purge your fridge of leftovers? It must be spring. When your spring-cleaning fever hits the bathroom, be sure to pay attention to more than just soap scum. By adding a few oral health items to your checklist, your smile will stay as fresh and clean… Read more »

May 1st, 2017
Bye-bye binky: Graduating from the pacifier

The pacifier is a parent’s best friend, but can also wind up being a nightmare. While it’s great for calming upset babies—and helping tired parents get a little sleep—some kids have a hard time giving pacifiers up when they get older, which can be a problem for developing teeth. Using pacifiers for the first year… Read more »

April 11th, 2017
What would you do if your teeth never stopped growing?

A chat with the Easter Bunny about bunny teeth By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS   Have you ever wondered how animals take care of their teeth? As spring begins to take root, I sat down to chat with the Easter Bunny to learn how she keeps her teeth healthy throughout the year. Did you know… Read more »

March 14th, 2017
Ask Hygienist Leah: Good behavior at the dental office

By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS “My daughter just turned 3 and her first dental appointment is coming up in a few weeks. I had bad dental experiences when I was growing up and always hated seeing the dentist. How do I make sure my daughter has better luck than I did?” First, congratulations! A child’s… Read more »

March 7th, 2017
Baby’s Firsts