Part of our job as dentists is to help educate our patients and the public about how to care for their mouth and the mouths of their children. The Academy of General Dentistry has a great patient focused website filled with great information about how to keep your child's mouth as healthy as possible. There are also numerous videos that are exactly 2 minutes long -- the perfect amount of time to brush your teeth -- that will keep your child entertained while they are scrubbing those pearly whites! Take some time and peruse the information on http://www.2min2x.org/kids-healthy-mouths/ so that you can help keep your teeth and your child's teeth healthy for a lifetime.
The New York Times recently published an article on the importance of taking care of your kids' teeth. It's a great read, and definitely worth the time to sit down and learn more about why baby teeth are important too. If you have any questions or want to get your child scheduled in our office, give us a call at 713.668.9119.
When your new baby is born, it's hard to know what to do and when to do it. Many times the first dental checkup gets lost in the shuffle and parents might not bring their child in until there is a problem. So when should your baby come in for that first visit? Read more from our informational handout below, and feel free to share with friends and family. If your child is due, call our office and we will get that cute kid on the books!