Thumbsucking is a common habit that children develop in their early years. It’s a natural reflex and often a source of comfort. Unfortunately, it’s not a harmless habit. Thumbsucking can cause many developmental problems for a child including speech delays and dental issues. From an oral perspective, according to the American Dental Association, thumbsucking can [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
Babies grow so quickly - it seems like each day there is another wonderful milestone. One of the most memorable times is when your baby can start to eat a diet of solid food. It is so fun to watch your child try new and exciting foods, and explore different colors, textures, and consistencies. Outside [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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!!