Getting your Toddler to Brush

It’s important from an early age that children learn to brush their teeth, but it can seem like a fight every time you break out the toothbrush. Your child might bite down on the toothbrush or dodge your brushing efforts. Sometimes, it can result in an all-out tantrum during the nightly ritual. Here are some […]

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What To Do If Your Child Has A Toothache

Although each toothache is different – with different causes, different levels of discomfort, and different remedies – a toothache can often be an unpleasant experience for a child. Some toothaches are caused by dental decay or an infection in the tooth, infected gums, tooth fractures, or damaged fillings. Other toothache-like experiences may be a result […]

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Healthy Snacks for Kids on Cold Winter Days

There’s no doubt that winter has arrived in the Greater Kansas City Area. In neighborhoods all across town, the evidence is easy to see. Snowdrifts are stacked up against houses and buildings. Snowmen with carrot noses and wool-mitten hands are turning up in yards. Streets and sidewalks are a slushy mess. And schools are using […]

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