The things your children eat or drink and how they consume it significantly impact their dental health. You might be surprised at what you find on the list of good and bad foods. The acid found in certain foods and the one produced by sugar-eating bacteria eat away at the tooth’s protective enamel. Your child’s […]
Teeth and Bullying
Bullying that can be physically and emotionally scarring to young children has long been a problem in society, and sadly seems to be increasing in recent years. Bullies often pick on children who are smaller than they are, but that’s just one aspect of these troubling incidents. A recent study reveals children with poor teeth […]
Braces: What Are My Options?
When many people think of braces, they likely recall the heavy, painful-looking metal and wire devices of years gone by and schoolyard taunts of “metal mouth” from less-than-sensitive classmates. But orthodontics has come a long way since those days. While metal braces are still in use, patients now have more choices in selecting orthodontic treatments […]