Dental Blog

Here you will find information to help you and your kids live a healthy life and protect their teeth, news, and other fun resources. Enjoy!

Why Do My Kids Keep Getting Cavities?

Why Do My Kids Keep Getting Cavities?

A rise in the occurrence of dental cavities, or "caries," as the scientific name for tooth decay, can be caused by a variety of circumstances. Caries is the most frequent chronic pediatric condition, even more so than asthma, according to the Centers for Disease...

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3 Reasons Custom Mouth Guards Are A Better Buy

3 Reasons Custom Mouth Guards Are A Better Buy

We've talked about mouth guards before on the site, mostly as an overview of the different types of mouth guards available. (Link at the bottom.) In our experience, however, there's a big advantage of choosing a custom mouth guard at your pediatric dentist's office....

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Why Some Kids Get Cavities and Others Don’t

Why Some Kids Get Cavities and Others Don’t

There are two main drivers that affect whether people are more likely to get cavities than others: lifestyle and DNA. In this post we'll explore both so you'll have a better understanding of why some kids seem cavity-prone and others never seem to get cavities. (And...

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Selecting Sportsguards For Your Children

Selecting Sportsguards For Your Children

Much like we mentioned in our piece on general night guards for teens, sportsguards are customizable. That's handy for what these kind of mouth guards are for, since running and pivoting during sports would make an improper fit very uncomfortable. You can certainly...

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What To Know About Bruxism (and Mouth Guards)

What To Know About Bruxism (and Mouth Guards)

Bruxism is the formal name for the grinding of the teeth, particularly at night. If you’re reading this you may be curious about bruxism and how specifically you can help your child. Bruxism (Grinding the Teeth) Minor bruxism can be relatively harmless and may not...

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A Poem For Dads

A Poem For Dads

“Thank you for the laughter,For the good times that we share,Thanks for always listening,For trying to be fair.Thank you for your comfort,When things are going bad,Thank you for the shoulder,To cry on when I'm sad.This poem's a reminder thatAll my life...

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