Archive for January, 2018

3 Oral Health Tips For Seniors

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Learn how to maintain your oral health as you age.

It is important to take care of your oral health at any age, but especially when you get older.  As you get older, you are susceptible to oral conditions such as dry mouth, wear and tear, and root decay.  If you are a senior, you are likely to have dry mouth because older adults get dehydrated easily, and also medications contribute to the conditions.  Luckily, there are a few simple oral health tips you can follow as a senior. (more…)

3 Reasons Why Your Child Has Bad Breath

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Be familiar with a few of the cause of bad breath in children.

You teach your child to brush their teeth twice a day and to floss daily, but that may not be enough to prevent them from developing bad breath.  Bad breath, referred to in the medical field as halitosis, can develop in children for a variety of reasons not just due to bad oral health practices.  Once you know the underlying cause for your child’s bad breath, you can then effectively treat it and prevent it from recurring.  Discover a few of the reason why your child could develop bad breath. (more…)

How To Treat Your Baby’s Teething Pain

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Learn how to soothe your baby when they start to teethe.

Even though it is not a fun time for your child, it is common for babies to experience teething pain.  It is common for babies to be around six months old when they start teething, which is when the two front and bottom teeth that grow in cause pain.  When a baby starts to teeth, it is common for them to drool, chew on solid objects, and cry from the pain.  Luckily, there are few simple ways to soothe your child once they start to teethe. (more…)

3 Tips To Choosing Toothpaste For Your Child

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Learn how to choose the best toothpaste for your child.

When it comes to your child’s oral health, it is critical that they learn to brush their teeth at least twice a day starting when their first tooth grows into their mouth.  Although, it is more than just the toothbrush that keeps your child teeth clean; it is also the type of toothpaste that they use.  It is critical that you take your time when choosing toothpaste for your child.  Luckily, there are a few simple tips you should follow when deciding on the brand and type. (more…)