Old and trusty are two words that should never be used to describe a toothbrush. As much as you might like the one you have, your toothbrush should be replaced regularly.
New babies are a joy, but pregnancy can lead to some oral health concerns for women.
Although sugary and acidic drinks aren’t the best options for tooth health, you don’t have to avoid them altogether. Instead, follow these tips for healthier teeth.
Eating a balanced and nutritious diet is just as important to a healthy smile as brushing, flossing, and regular dental exams because your child’s teeth depend on receiving vitamins and minerals to keep them strong.
Between ages 5 and 7 (and again at 12), a child’s permanent teeth naturally begin to develop below the gum line. Sometimes, a child’s adult tooth will erupt behind the primary tooth, creating what looks like a second row of teeth, hence the name “shark teeth.”
When many adults fear the dental chair, it’s not surprising that lots of children are afraid, too!
Brushing and flossing are important for every child, but children with braces need to take extra-special care of their teeth to ensure their teeth and gums stay healthy while their braces work their magic.
Orange and black have always been the official colors of Halloween, but you might have noticed teal-colored pumpkins popping up in stores and on doorsteps everywhere and wondered.
Silver diamine fluoride is a liquid treatment for tooth decay. It contains both fluoride and silver. When painted onto a tooth, it kills bacteria, stops decay, and seals any caries in the tooth.
Space maintainers are usually only needed when a child loses a tooth before its permanent replacement has developed or is ready to erupt. This can occur due to tooth decay or injury, and sometimes it just happens naturally, too.