Of course, only your Summerville dentist knows for sure, but there are some things parents can watch out for. Younger kids, aged 7-10, may need orthodontic treatment if they’ve been sucking their thumbs for a while or have upper teeth that stick out a bit. Read more
Back to school also means back to sports for a lot of kids.
If your child is participating in a sport, you want to make sure they have the proper gear to stay safe. This means helmets and mouth guards for contact sports, such as football. Talk to your dentist about custom mouth guards and ask your child’s coach about helmet use. Safety is a priority!
Is it a challenge to have your kids brush their teeth twice a day? If so, try this free brushing chart where you can track daily brushing habits.
Kids can color in a shape in the morning and again in the evening once they’ve finished brushing.
And if you decide to reward them at the end of the week, make sure you choose something other than candy!
Are your kids a little nervous about going to the dentist? Download some of these free coloring and activity sheets to get them prepared. Start the conversation with them at home about the importance of good dental care.