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How Does Thumb Sucking Affect Kids’ Teeth?

As babies grow, thumb sucking can become a concern for parents. You might wonder whether the habit will last or if your child needs help stopping. Though not all thumb sucking damages your kid’s teeth, active thumb sucking with lots of movement can affect their dental development. How Thumb Sucking Affects Oral Health Generally, thumb […]

Written by prositesdentalJan 11 • 3 minute read

How to Protect Kids’ Teeth During Halloween

Can’t you just smell the pumpkin in the air? It’s the festive Fall season, and we’re already anticipating Halloween. A time of character fashion and fun, the Halloween season also comes with its own set of sweet treats: candy. The time-honored tradition of trick-or-treating is set to make a resurgence this year as many people […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 26 • 2 minute read

Infant Oral Health: Caring for Your Baby’s First Teeth

Some parents wonder why they should take care of their baby’s temporary teeth when they are replaced with permanent ones in a short period of time. However, from the very first tooth, your child will benefit immensely from proper dental care. If decayed milk teeth fall out, they do not provide a proper place for […]

Written by prositesdentalAug 17 • 3 minute read

How to Help Kids Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

If you’ve ever felt nervous before a dental appointment, you’re not alone. Going to the dentist can be intimidating for many adults, so it’s no surprise that the experience is often anxiety-inducing for kids. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed in an unfamiliar environment, especially when you don’t know what to expect. If your child is […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 8 • 3 minute read

How to Prevent Toddler Tooth Decay

Baby teeth perform an essential role in the development of adult teeth. If your toddle develops tooth decay and loses teeth too early, the remaining healthy teeth may shift, leaving less room for adult teeth to come in. Moreover, failure to treat toddler tooth decay can cause pain or other infections that can be more […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 8 • 4 minute read

Tips for Creating Effective Hygiene Routines for Kids

It can sometimes be difficult for children to follow new rules as they grow older, especially as their baby and permanent teeth develop. As babies, kids had help from mommy and daddy to keep their teeth clean, but when they’re older, the responsibility is theirs. Young kids may not look forward to keeping up with […]

Written by prositesdentalAug 7 • 3 minute read

Preventing Tooth Decay in Children

As a parent, you want the best for your child, and that includes their dental health. Although baby teeth are temporary and will eventually be replaced with permanent teeth, it is still essential to keep teeth and gums clean and free of decay. Some of the reasons why caring for baby teeth is important include: […]

Written by prositesdentalMay 21 • 3 minute read

Glossary of Kid-Friendly Dental Terms

Dental anxieties often develop in children after negative experiences or inherited from equally anxious parents. If you have toddlers or young children, here are some alternative phrases you can use at home when talking about the dental office. Sleepy Juice or Magic Juice Instead of Anesthetic Injection At the dental office, local anesthesia is used […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 27 • 2 minute read

What You Need to Know About Protecting Your Kid’s Teeth

Prevention and early treatment are the best ways to help your children achieve and maintain optimal oral health. It is much easier to prevent an issue than treat one, which is why it is essential to monitor them as soon as their first tooth appears.   Your child’s first visit to the dentist can set […]

Written by prositesdentalFeb 13 • 2 minute read

Top 3 Causes of Child Tooth Decay

It’s never too early to start caring about your child’s teeth. Starting them on a path to good oral health ensures that they’ll enjoy a bright, healthy smile when they’re older. Of course, the road to protecting their pearly whites starts before they even have adult teeth. The following are three of the leading causes […]

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Written by prositesdentalApr 24 • 2 minute read

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