Tips for Making Your Child’s First Dental Visit a Success

First Dental Visit

Have you taken your child for their first dental visit yet? April is Oral Health Month: focus on your teeth and your oral health! Did you know… there is a direct correlation to a healthy mouth and overall health? For toddlers and preschoolers, this is a good time in your child’s life to build habits that will protect the teeth and lay the foundation for future health. Both of my children showed signs of general anxiety quite early on in their lives. It started off as separation anxiety, but also turned into stranger anxiety and more in certain circumstances. I … Continue reading

Make Oral Health a Priority for Your Entire Family {FREE Printable}

oral health

People who have poor oral health habits are affected physically, mentally and emotionally. Because of this, it is SO important to me that my children learn how to care for their teeth properly at a young age so that they can benefit from good oral health in their future. Being proactive about caring for your mouth leads to good oral health! We started very early on caring for our children’s teeth. I wiped my kid’s gums with a wet cloth from the time that they were only months old. My daughter was easy to get into a good oral health … Continue reading

What is Your Oral Care Routine? {Giveaway} #pgmom

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I’ve always had a pretty good Oral Care Routine. I brush in the morning, after breakfast (and coffee), I often will rinse with mouthwash after lunch and I brush, floss and rinse with mouthwash before bed. I haven’t always been as good about flossing, but ever since having babies, flossing has become a part of my DAILY routine and I cannot go to bed without completing my full routine. Call it me making a healthy choice, or perhaps it is a bit of OCD, but my mouth just doesn’t feel right unless I brush, floss and rinse with mouthwash. I … Continue reading