If there were a secret weapon in the dental world, the "kid" friendly flossing stick would have to be it. This ingenious tool has been in the oral hygiene world for some time now, but it appears it is still shadowed by the ominous, unending roll of dental floss your grandmother handed down to your mom and her mom etc. Let's face it, no one really enjoys flossing. It's a necessary evil in the fight to keep our pearly whites. So if it needs to be a part of our daily ritual, let
I wanted to share an article with you today from a blog resource I came across. The blog author's name is Jamie, she pens for HandsOnAsWeGrow.com. The blog post shares some insightful ideas and thoughts about building routines into your child's life. As this relates to children's dentistry....One of the aspects of our oral hygiene instruction program here at Smile Galaxy involves discussing with parents and patients in our practice the importance of building consistent daily
The CDC (Center for Disease Control) recommends that children and adolescents have 60+ mins of physical activity everyday. Besides the normal sports and games that we normally associate with PE, there are many creative ways to get your kids moving. Check out this link from the CDC with a few ideas, or be creative and come up with your very own. Meet Jarod Paschall, PE teacher at Harvest Elementary in Harvest, Alabama. His kids were always asking him to play this song, so he d
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 stay ahead of early childhood cavities, and only read about baby bottle tooth decay instead of experiencing it firsthand.
With that in mind, here are seven tips that ca
If you find your self running in cirlces on school mornings we have an article to share with you. Julie Cole owner of Mable's Labels and writer for the Mops Int blog has put together 6 ways to manage busy school mornings. As a mom of six kids, I definitely run a busy household. And when back-to-school season is upon us, I have to be good at dealing with the stress and anxiety of getting everyone ready and out the door on time in the morning. So how do I manage to keep my san