Teeth Tuition for Toddlers Through Toys: 3 Fun Ways to Teach Toddlers the Importance of Brushing Their Teeth

Posted on: 22 March 2017

When it comes to brushing their teeth, some toddlers will do anything to ensure that bristly stick in your hand doesn't get anywhere near their mouth. This refusal to brush their teeth can turn each morning and evening into a nightmare for parents. No matter how much you try to reassure them that brushing their teeth is a good thing, some toddlers are simply too stubborn to be convinced—unless you get creative. [Read More]

What You Need to Know Before Creating a DIY Oral Care Set

Posted on: 27 February 2017

If you are trying to step away from over-the-counter, chemical based oral care products, you may have started looking into making your own. Your first step, of course, is to discuss this with your dentist. Your dentist can tell you what your current oral health issues are, what your focus should be, and if there are any home remedies and oils you should avoid. Once you have this consultation, then you can start your DIY oral care set. [Read More]

When Your Teeth are Acting Shifty: Why Your Teeth are Shifting and How to Stop Them in Their Tracks

Posted on: 29 December 2016

Your teeth are like the stones of an ancient monument, sturdy and solid on their own, yet still reliant on the adjacent stones to hold them firmly in place. Over time, for a number of reasons, your teeth will shift, and when this happens, the whole structure of your mouth could change.  Shifting teeth don't just lower the quality of your smile due to overcrowding; they also cause lip and cheek biting, as well as an imperfect bite (malocclusion). [Read More]

Toothbrush Time: How to Encourage Your Child to Brush for Two Minutes

Posted on: 13 December 2016

While it is easy to teach your child basic brushing techniques, they may still not spend enough time cleaning their teeth. After all, who wants to stand around brushing their teeth when there are toys to play with and adventures to be had? If you notice that your child is skimping on the amount of time they spend brushing, you may have to introduce a timer. Below is a guide which will help you to increase the amount of time they dedicate to their dental health. [Read More]