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 [...]

2019-09-26T14:13:10-07:00May 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 [...]

2018-04-17T16:17:42-07:00April 18th, 2018|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Is Your Teen Stressed Out about A Gummy Smile?

The amount of gum tissue we possess, just like how much hair we have on our heads, is merely a matter of personal anatomy - some of us just have more of it than others.  If your teen is unhappy with their smile, and think they have too much gum tissue, there is a way [...]

2018-02-03T12:46:38-08:00March 1st, 2018|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Seven Tips to Avoid Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Cavities – they're not just for adults. Streptococcus mutans, the bacterium that contributes to tooth decay, is a rather indiscriminate little purple menace, and is quite fond of teeth no matter if they're in your mouth or the mouth of your baby. Keeping their mouth as clean as you keep your own can help you [...]

2018-02-03T12:42:00-08:00February 15th, 2018|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Can Gummy Vitamins Harm Your Child’s Teeth?

Kids hate vitamins – we know. That’s why gummy vitamins will rank as one of the best kid inventions of all time.   Kids love ‘em!   Kids want more of ‘em!   Kids steal them and bring them to school!   Wait. What?   Gummy vitamins are a fantastic way to get your kids [...]

2018-01-15T15:04:51-08:00February 8th, 2018|Dr. Chan's Blog|