Why Is Chewing Ice Bad for Teeth?

Why Is Chewing Ice Bad for Teeth?

On a hot summer day, chewing ice might seem like a refreshing way to cool off. Needless to say, snow cones made from shaved ice are a delightful summer treat. But, while the occasional ice-based dessert won’t do much harm to your child’s teeth, chewing ice cubes or crushed ice can. Here are a few reasons to break the habit for good.

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Important Facts About Flossing

Important Facts About Flossing

It’s nine o’clock on a school night, and your kids are getting ready for bed. Some days, just the simple act of brushing their teeth is a hassle. Even more, trying to get them to floss seems like an impossible task. But, there are several health benefits that make flossing more than worth the effort. Read on for some fun facts about flossing and why it should become a part of your family’s daily routine.

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How to Prevent Enamel Erosion

How to Prevent Enamel Erosion

When it comes to oral health, tooth enamel has a big job to do. Enamel is the semi-transparent, hard outer shell that protects your child’s teeth. If the enamel starts to wear down, teeth become susceptible to cavities and decay. To help ensure your child’s dental health, there are a few easy precautions you should take to prevent enamel erosion.

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