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