Healthy Grins Blog

Mouth Guards: Protect Your Child’s Smile

As a parent, you do everything you can to protect your child from harm and injury.  April is National Facial Protection Awareness Month and a great time to remind parents of the importance of protecting a child’s teeth and mouth during physical activity – whether they are participating in organized sports or just playing outside.  From [...]

April 20th, 2017|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Five Dietary Secrets to Terrific Teeth

Not only is nutrition important for your child’s overall health, but it is also important for your child’s dental health. Foods that contain high levels of sugar, starch, and acid can cause tooth decay and other problems. The following nutrition tips will help parents teach their children good dental habits that will keep their smiles [...]

March 29th, 2017|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Contest Time! How Awesome is YOUR Mom?

Is your Mom awesome? Tell us why and enter our Mother's Day contest! To Enter: Tell us why you think your Mom is the best by filling out our contest form below. You can also pick up a form in our office, or download it here. When you're done, send it to drchan@healthygrins.com or drop it off [...]

March 9th, 2017|Kids' Corner|

Tips for Healthy Primary Teeth

One out of every three children between the ages of two and five suffer from tooth decay or cavities. Here are a few tips to keep baby teeth healthy and pain-free: Teething Troubles: Avoid using topical gels or teething rings to ease your child’s pain while teething. Some of these gels contain benzocaine which the [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Did You Know?

Did you know??? If you do not floss, you miss cleaning 35% of your teeth surfaces. A mosquito has 47 teeth used as piercing tools and not to bite or chew anything as human teeth do. The Statue of Liberty’s Mouth is 3 feet wide. A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 [...]

March 29th, 2016|Dr. Chan's Blog, Kids' Corner|

Play it Safe

April is National Facial Protection Month, and the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD) are teaming up to remind parents, coaches and athletes to play it safe as they prepare to suit up [...]

March 29th, 2016|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Dr Chan’s Hall of Famers!!!

Robert Y, was promoted to Colonel by the Highway Patrol. His previous title was captain. With his promotion to Colonel, Robert is now the highest ranking Safety Patrol member in all of San Diego County. He will get to travel to Sacramento in April. Congratulations Robert!!  

March 28th, 2016|Kids' Corner|