Posts by Lisa Bienstock

Kids And Flossing: A Parent's Guide to Flossing for Kids

Flossing is a fantastic way of keeping kids’ teeth and gums healthy. Oftentimes, parents have a lot of questions regarding flossing: how often should kids floss? When should they start? What kind of floss should they use? Check out the parent’s guide to flossing for kids in the article below to get these and other…

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A Parent's Guide To Baby's Teething

There is a lot of confusing information out there when it comes to teething. When does it start?  How long does it last? What’s considered normal?  With all these uncertainties, the below should serve as a great resource as a parent’s guide to baby’s teething. Signs that your baby is teething Baby’s typically start to…

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Wash Away the Cavities.

Mighty Brushman set out to find 3 brave superheroes to help him with his new found mission. While on his search, he began to notice that a lot of his friends were not using mouthwash. He could tell by the way their breath was not as fresh as his. In his time of need, he…

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Wrangling Cavities From Places Most Can't Reach.

  Mighty Brushman and Lady Mouthwash joined forces to brush and wash away their foes. Yet, there was something missing. They noticed that even know their friends were brushing their teeth and using mouthwash, their friends were still getting cavities. Both superheroes were baffled by this discovery and did not know what to do, but…

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Are you Ready to Become A Super Kid?

The team was almost complete, only one more person to go. This last person had to be someone that would complete a good toothbrushing routine, but  who were the Super Cappers missing? What else could there be to make someone’s teeth healthy and clean? Days turned into weeks and weeks turned into months and none…

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Should Your Child Use Mouthwash?

Parents are always looking for ways to keep their kid’s teeth as healthy as possible. One question that comes up frequently is whether a child should use mouthwash and if so, at what age?  Below are some basic guidelines that help answer the question of should your child use mouthwash. Guidelines for when a child…

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Bad Habits That Can Damage Children's Teeth

It’s so important from an early age that children develop good oral hygiene habits. Unfortunately, the habits that tend to stick with us are the bad habits, the ones we may not even realize are bad for us. Below are some bad habits that can damage children’s teeth and what parents can do to help…

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Do Children's Teeth Benefit From Sealants?

Keeping your child’s teeth healthy and strong is always the goal for any parent. Establishing good brushing habits and regular visits to a pediatric dentist are two great ways to keep teeth healthy, but lately, there have been an increasing number of articles about sealants which begs the question:  do children’s teeth benefit from sealants? …

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WHY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY AND THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS RECOMMENDS YOUR CHILD VISIT THE DENTIST EARLIER THAN YOU THINK

Creating healthy oral health habits for your child starts at a very early age. The sooner your child sees a pediatric dentist, the sooner those great healthy habits start. There are a number of reasons for the AAPD’s and AAP’s recommendation for your child to visit the dentist earlier than you think. Baby teeth are…

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5 PEDIATRIC HEALTH WEBSITES EVERY PARENT SHOULD READ

There is no shortage of information, tips, tricks and advice out there for parents seeking to learn more about pediatric health and how to take care of their children.  The challenge is that most parents and caretakers are extremely busy, so knowing where to find quality information that you can rely on can be tough.…

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