“Help! My child hates brushing!” – Advanced tips

This is a common concern that brings parents and their kids in for their first dental visit. In fact, it is one of the most commonly asked questions even on online forums. So if you are struggling, you certainly aren’t alone. Despite tips from magazines, you’ve tried bribing, you’ve tried singing but still no luck…Continue reading ““Help! My child hates brushing!” – Advanced tips”

Should Kids Use An Electric Toothbrush?

Should my child use an electric toothbrush? When should I start? Does it clean better? Do you (parents) prefer using an electric toothbrush? In my experience, a manual toothbrush can remove plaque and food debris just as well as an electric toothbrush – it is the brush-er that makes the biggest difference! However, an electricContinue reading “Should Kids Use An Electric Toothbrush?”

Pacifiers – Are they bad for teeth?

Should you use a pacifier? Are pacifiers bad for your child? When does it become a problem? Let’s answer these common questions! Sucking for comfort Babies naturally crave comfort and sucking is one of the best ways to calm a fussy baby. However, some babies rely on sucking more than others. One baby may preferContinue reading “Pacifiers – Are they bad for teeth?”

How to clean your newborn’s tongue

Our little babies are the cutest little things that we just love to cuddle and kiss!! But did you know that babies can get bad breath too? Babies have multiple milk feeds everyday which can cause a rather intense white coating to develop on their tongue ie. “milk tongue”. Daily routine cleaning helps keeps theirContinue reading “How to clean your newborn’s tongue”

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