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How to Handle a Dental Emergency on Summer Vacation

July 20, 2023

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child experiencing dental emergency holding cheek

After months of anticipation, planning, reserving accommodations, and saving up for time off, your eagerly awaited summer vacation has finally arrived! Whether you’re journeying close by or to a far-off place, the last thing you’d want during your well-deserved break is for your child to experience a dental emergency. Unfortunately, emergencies can happen unexpectedly. If your little one ever confronts a dental emergency on summer vacation, keep reading to understand the steps you should take.


3 Ways to Protect Your Oral Health Over Summer Vacation

June 8, 2023

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woman smiling on the beach

Traveling can always be a little bit hectic, and if you’re going on a trip with your family this summer vacation, you’re probably in the thick of trying to get everything together. In the midst of all that, it can be easy to let your oral health fall a little bit by the wayside.

That said, maintaining your and your children’s teeth doesn’t have to be complicated—keeping just a few things in mind can do a lot to protect your oral health. Here are a few tips to help you with that.


3 Reasons to Take Your Kids to the Dentist Before Vacation

May 5, 2023

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family playing on the beach

If you and your kids are going on a trip for summer vacation, there are a few things that you might want to do before you go. Pack your bags, book your tickets, and maybe even… take your kids to the dentist?

If you’re interested in really relaxing on vacation and ensuring that your family has the best time possible, it’s important to make sure that everyone is healthy. That includes your oral health—here’s why.


Dental Hygienist Week Is in April! Here’s How Your Child Can Participate

April 5, 2023

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Child smiling while high-fiving dental hygienist

From Easter to spring break, April is filled with lots of noteworthy occasions. But did you know that the second week of April is also Dental Hygienist Week? Since one of the best ways to teach your little one is by getting them involved, you may be wondering how your child can participate in Dental Hygienist Week this year. If so, keep reading to learn a few ideas (as well as why this occasion is important in the first place!).


How To: Spring Clean Your Child’s Dental Routine

March 30, 2023

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Dad and daughter brushing their teeth together in bathroom

Are you planning on dedicating a day or two to refreshing your home? For many parents, decluttering, donating, and organizing toys, clothes and other things that have accumulated is priority number one. If that’s the case for you, then don’t forget to “spring clean” your child’s dental routine too! Here’s an easy guide on how to do just that.


4 Awesome Gifts to Celebrate Your Child’s Smile for Children’s Dental Health Month!

February 11, 2023

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a child is showing his beautiful, healthy smile

February is usually associated with Valentine’s Day, but it is important for another reason: it’s Children’s Dental Health Month. By teaching your little ones how to implement a great dental routine, you will help keep their oral health in top condition. Essentially, this specially designated oral health month is still about love…showing them how to appreciate their teeth by brushing and flossing! And what better way to celebrate than to buy them cool dental products? Here are four ideas that your children are sure to enjoy (and better yet, use!).


3 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Child’s Oral Health

January 27, 2023

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smiling child holding a sparkler

January is here, which means that you’re probably already getting started on your New Year’s Resolutions. But have you thought about how your child could make a change in their life too? Maybe in the New Year, you could help your child to better their oral health.

Of course, getting your kid to do anything can be a bit of a tall order, but if you plan properly, you can potentially help your child to make a positive change in their dental hygiene. Here are a few New Year’s Resolutions that may help you do that.


3 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Healthy Smiles in 2023!

January 11, 2023

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stockings stuffed with smile-friendly gifts

It’s that magical time of the year—the holiday season! Out of all the special moments, your child most likely looks forward to receiving gifts the most. As you make your list of presents to buy for your little one, why not include some that will also benefit their pearly whites? Read on for three stocking stuffer ideas that are sure to bring healthy smiles all year long.


4 Ways for Your Child to Appreciate Their Teeth This Thanksgiving!

November 10, 2022

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Child and grandma on Thanksgiving

It’s nearly that time of year again. Whether you’ve been looking forward to catching up with relatives, or you are just spending Thanksgiving with your significant other and kids this year, there is nothing quite like a delicious, home-cooked meal – especially when everyone in the family is contributing. However, you don’t want your kids to end up with heaps of cavities this holiday season. Here are some tips to help your children show appreciation for their smiles this Thanksgiving.


Children’s Dental Health: The Best & Worst Halloween Candies

October 7, 2022

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children trick-or-treating after visiting a pediatric dentist in Cumming

Now that it’s that spooktacular time of the year, your little one is most likely excited to have fun with the Halloween festivities. Whether they’re into scary movies or carving pumpkins, there will probably be lots of candy involved. Everyone knows that sugar isn’t good for oral health, but some treats may be worse off than others for your child’s pearly whites. Keep reading to learn about the best and worst Halloween candies for children from your pediatric dentist in Cumming!

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