Lea and Stacey had the pleasure of spending the day at Growing Up at Obici! The kids practiced their brushing techniques on our puppets and enjoyed an episode of Bubble Guppies-A Tooth on the Looth!
The short answer is “First visit by first birthday.” That’s the view of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Pediatricians agree. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that children who are at risk of early childhood cavities visit a pediatric dentist by age 1. The idea of such early dental visits is still surprising to […]
It’s that time of year again! Our annual Operation Gratitude Program starts Wednesday, November 1st and lasts through the month of November. Help us support our military heroes by selling us your Halloween candy.
•Begin cleaning your baby’s mouth during the first few days after birth by wiping the gums with a clean, moist gauze pad or washcloth. As soon as teeth appear, decay can occur. A baby’s front four teeth usually push through the gums at about 6 months of age, although some children don’t have their first […]
!!Today is Pink Day in our office! We are recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by honoring our very own Dorrie Goss who is celebrating her 12th survivor Anniversary!!
Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age 1 and should not be included in their diet, according to a new policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics that marks the Academy’s first change in recommendations on fruit juice since 2001. The policy statement recommendations include: •Intake of juice should be […]
Brush your child’s teeth two times daily: •In the morning after breakfast •At bedtime (nothing to eat or drink afterwards except for water)
Tina and Victoria had a great morning spending time with the kids at La Petite Academy. With their help our animals have bright and shiny teeth!
Multivitamins are an excellent way to help children and adults receive nutrients that their diet lacks. For parents of picky eaters, this can be especially helpful. However, not all vitamins are created equally. Chewable, gummy vitamins are often marketed to children but carry risks to your child’s oral health. Here are three ways gummy vitamins […]