Can an Infant Ear Infection Affect Your Baby’s Oral Health

New parent? Then you know just how many questions come with your little bundle of joy. From wondering how often to feed to choosing the right car seat, it can seem like there are more questions than answers. And just when you think you’ve figur...

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Fight Germs: Keep Your Toothbrush Clean

Posted by on January 9, 2019

It’s a fact: germs are lurking everywhere. From the people we come in contact with, to the objects we touch throughout the day, we are constantly exposed to germs. One place that should be a germ-free zone, however, is your toothbrush. Taking e...

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Children’s Dental Care: Flossing

Posted by on January 8, 2019

Although brushing is the focal point of your child’s daily dental routine, flossing is just as important. Flossing helps to remove the food particles and plaque that build up between the teeth and gumline that a toothbrush typically can’t...

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Taking Care of Your Teeth

Posted by on January 7, 2019

Thanks to better at-home care and in-office dental treatments, more people are keeping their teeth throughout their lives. Some diseases and conditions can make dental disease and tooth loss more likely. But most of us have a good deal of control ove...

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Common Signs of Teething

Posted by on January 3, 2019

The eruption of your baby’s first tooth is a milestone event. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), most babies will develop their first tooth around six months of age and have a complete set of primary teeth by three years. Altho...

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Should You Floss First or Brush First?

Posted by on January 2, 2019

Dentist’s hear this common question a lot… “Which should I do first, brush or floss my teeth?” Most dentists will tell you that the sequence makes no difference as long as you do a thorough job. Because brushing and flossing a...

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Help! My Child Wants to Eat Toothpaste!

For some children, brushing their teeth can be more than a good hygiene practice, it can be an opportunity to snack on some tasty toothpaste. Children’s toothpaste often tastes like bubblegum or candy, so the temptation to eat toothpaste can be...

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New Year Reminder: A Family Guide to Oral Health

By following the information in this guide, you and your family can have healthy teeth and gums to last a lifetime. As a parent, you can work with your children to help them understand why good oral care is important — and show them how to do it ri...

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Healthy New Year’s Resolutions: First Visit To The Pediatric Dentist? Check!

  It’s the New Year – a time when many parents and caregivers focus on healthy habits and routines for themselves and their families. This year, make sure establishing a Dental Home is on your list of to-do’s, especially if your child has ...

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Why Sugar is the Big Villain

The longer and more frequently teeth are exposed to sugar, the greater the risk of cavities. “Sticky sugar” foods such as sticky caramel, toffee, gum, and dried fruit—particularly when it stays in his mouth and bathes his teeth in sugar...

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Have You Been Naughty or Nice to Your Teeth?

It’s not easy to stay healthy during the holidays. Sweets seem to appear everywhere you go, and with all of the present-wrapping and card-writing, there’s not much time to devote to you and your family’s health and well-being. Luckily, Hermey t...

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Are Infant Teething and Diarrhea Related?

It is a commonly held belief by parents that teething causes diarrhea. Current medical opinion, however, is that there is no evidence of a causal relationship between a child’s teething and any issues with the alimentary tract. But what is a pa...

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