Blog Posts Categorized: Children + Family



April 5th, 2016
Why So Sensitive??

At some point, you may have experienced a little sensitivity when eating, perhaps after enjoying an ice-cold beverage or biting into something hot. Even breathing a blast of cold air can cause discomfort. Why do some people experience sensitivity while others don’t? Here are some common causes of tooth sensitivity: Exposed Dentin: Underneath the hard… Read more »

March 31st, 2016
How to properly take care of your baby’s teeth

Is your baby starting to drool more than normal? A new tooth may be on its way. A baby’s first teeth are temporary. They form in the gums before birth and begin erupting at about 6 months. By the time a baby is 2 or 3, they should have a complete set of 20 temporary… Read more »

March 21st, 2016
What You Need to Know About Your Oral Health While You’re Pregnant

The list of “dos and don’ts” for pregnant women is long – and sometimes contradictory. For example, you may have heard that pregnant women should postpone any dental work until after the baby has arrived, but waiting to get infections taken care of can actually cause more damage. Here’s the truth behind that myth and three… Read more »

March 4th, 2016
Dental Coverage is Important for You and Your Family

Eating healthy meals, staying active and scheduling exams with your doctor are a good way to keep you and your family healthy. Buying dental insurance and visiting the dentist are just as important in establishing a healthy lifestyle. Visits to your dentist keeps both your teeth and body healthy. Studies tell us that people with… Read more »

February 26th, 2016
National Tooth Fairy Day is February 28!

With National Tooth Fairy day just around the corner, Delta Dental conducted it’s annual tooth fairy poll to track the average monetary gift from the tooth fairy. Unfortunately, this year, the average gift left by the tooth fairy across the country sunk by 10.32%. The Original Tooth Fairy Poll has typically served as a good… Read more »

February 3rd, 2016
Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Though big holidays and celebrations like Valentine’s Day and President’s Day occur in the month of February, one of the most important events goes on all month long: National Children’s Health Month.