Other Causes of Toothaches (Besides Cavities)

Other Causes of Toothaches (Besides Cavities)

Toothaches are never fun, especially when the patient is a child. And, as a parent, you never want to see your kids in pain. Unfortunately, toothaches are common in children. And, often times the first thought is that the pain is a result of a cavity. However, that is not always the case, as there are other causes of toothaches to consider. Read on to learn why your child may be experiencing tooth pain, aside from the traditional cavity.

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2018 National Children’s Dental Health Month

2018 National Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 3, 1941. The once single day observance officially became a week-long event in 1955. Then, in 1981, the program was extended to a month-long campaign known today as National Children’s Dental Health Month. Since 1941, the campaign has grown into a nationwide program. Each month, the NCDHM messages reach thousands of people in communities across the country. To increase exposure, the American Dental Association (ADA) displays posters, coloring and essay contests, health fairs, free dental screenings, museum exhibits, classroom presentations by dentists, and dental office tours.

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Myths About Tooth Care for Children

Myths About Tooth Care for Children

When it comes to caring for your child, there are many aspects to consider. You take them for their yearly checkups at the doctor and the dentist to keep them healthy. However, there are several myths about tooth care out there that we would like to dispell. Here’s a look at the top few myths and what you need to know about them.

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Fun Facts About Teeth

Fun Facts About Teeth

Maintaining healthy teeth is essential for your overall health. There is a substantial amount of information about teeth and gum health available, from the internet to the commercials, but there is a lot you may not know about teeth and gum health. Here are some fun facts about teeth! 

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What Does Grinding Teeth Do?

What Does Grinding Teeth Do?

As parents, we like to see our children resting easy at night as they sleep. However, as many as 3 in 10 children experience tooth gnashing or grinding or jaw clenching while sleeping. What does grinding teeth do to a child’s development? We have the anser to that and other questions about Bruxism.

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