Healthy Grins Blog

Banish That Canker Sore!

There’s hardly anything more irritating than a canker sore. Sure, they’re tiny and only last a few days, but when you’ve got one, just about every word spoken and every bite taken hurts like all get-out. What exactly are those little buggers, and how in the world can you ease the pain fast? We’ll fill [...]

2018-04-17T16:26:50-08:00June 26th, 2018|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Mouth Myths – BUSTED!

Myth-busting! It’s not just for television. Given all of the misinformation that exists online and among friends and family, we thought we’d take a stab at some of the more pervasive myths related to oral health. So, whether they’re related to the food and drink you consume, the good and bad habits you foist upon [...]

2019-04-03T11:13:33-08:00June 12th, 2018|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Teaching Young Children Healthy Spending Habits

When’s the last time you had a serious conversation with your child about money? For most of us, such conversations take the form of “no, we can’t afford to be buying all these things,” which is usually a pretty easy conversation to have. But what happens when your child actually comes into some money of [...]

2019-09-26T14:13:10-08:00May 15th, 2018|Dr. Chan's Blog|

My Child Needs Crowns? Really?

The idea of outfitting your young child with a mouthful of stainless steel can seem unfortunate. However, saving decaying primary teeth through the application of stainless steel crowns is often necessary when it comes to preserving the integrity of a child’s bite and early facial development.  As we’ve covered previously, preserving your child’s primary teeth – even [...]

2018-04-17T16:17:42-08:00April 18th, 2018|Dr. Chan's Blog|