Blog Posts Categorized: Children + Family



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
March 2nd, 2017
Oh, The Places You’ll Brush!

It’s Dr. Seuss Day! We’re celebrating with our very own Dr. Seuss-inspired poem.

February 14th, 2017
Ask Hygienist Leah: How do I get my kid to brush?

  By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS “With our busy schedule, my wife and I struggle to get our 4-year-old to brush her teeth in the morning. We usually end up doing a really quick job on the way out the door, which I’m sure leaves lots of sugar bugs behind. Do you have any tips… Read more »