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Mouth Guards for All Sports

By Dr. Meenakshi Madhu

Parents know that kids should wear mouth guards for football and hockey, but few realize that their kids should be wearing them for all sports activities. The American Dental Association estimates that 10-20% of all sports related injuries are facial traumas. So, having a mouth guard in place can save a child a lot of pain and dental-intervention.

Dental Sealants 101

Dental Sealants 101

There are few things more precious than your child’s smile, which is why we offer pediatric care to ensure your little one’s smile remains healthy and develops correctly. While it may ease your mind a bit to know that we keep an eye on your child’s teeth and gums and provide cleanings, you may wonder if there’s anything else you could be doing to protect your child’s oral health.

Curiously Chronic Bad Breath?

If you’ve ever had morning breath that lasted well beyond your morning, then you may be aware that bad breath can be rather embarrassing when interacting with other people. Knowing that your breath is foul can inhibit your confidence even when you’re not interacting with anybody. Today, we explain why bad breath sometimes has a tendency to linger,

Good Hygiene and Dentistry for Kids

As their first set of teeth, your children’s baby (primary) teeth set the stage for the growth and development of their adult replacements. Likewise, what you teach them in their early, formative years about hygiene and dental care will set the stage for how well they care for their permanent smiles in the future. To help you ensure that you give your children the tools they need for a lifetime of healthy,

Toothbrush Etiquette 101

Brushing your teeth exists as an integral practice to maintaining optimum oral health. Furthermore, care and storage for your toothbrush should be considered important. Studies have shown that your oral brushing instrument could, in fact, harbor bacteria if cared for improperly. Although your body constantly defends itself from harmful microorganisms, brushing with a dirty toothbrush and adding to the mix of 600 different kinds of identifiable bacteria in your mouth isn’t advised.