Category: Children’s Dentistry

Help Your Kids Develop Good Habits When They Learn To Brush

As your kids grow up, they become capable of taking on more responsibilities. One of those responsibilities concerns their oral health – at around the ages of six and seven, kids are typically ready to brush and floss their teeth themselves. This does not mean that there is nothing more that you can do for them to… Read more »

Oral Health Services That Keep Kids Cavity-Free

Protecting your child’s smile is important, and it will remain important through the years even as they take on more responsibility for their oral hygiene. At first, parents directly protect kids against decay by gently cleaning their teeth for them. As they grow up, kids can develop the coordination and maturity needed to stick with… Read more »

Can One Dental Practice Care For Everyone In Your Family?

Having one location to visit for your family’s oral health needs can make preventive dentistry more convenient. After all, you have one trusted source for everyone’s smile concerns, and you have one location where everyone can visit. To further make dental care more convenient, you can align everyone’s routine checkups so that you are not… Read more »

Do I Really Need To Check On My Kids When They Brush?

At a certain age, children will have the coordination to start brushing and flossing their teeth without the support of their parents. Take care to show your kids what a good brushing routine looks and feels like before they start caring for their teeth on their own. That way, they have a clear understanding of… Read more »

How Pediatric Dental Care Encourages Good Oral Hygiene

Dental visits can help patients at any age, but the approach to care can change for younger patients. During pediatric dental appointments, our Rochester, MN dentist’s office focuses on more than just the kind of routine cleanings and evaluations that adult patients enjoy during their visits. With kids, we can include efforts to help them… Read more »

Supporting Your Kids As They Learn To Care For Their Teeth

Kids benefit from encouragement and support in creative efforts, in school, and even in everyday tasks. As they begin to brush and floss their teeth without your direct assistance, your support can still have real value. With the right guidance, they can develop good habits that they continue to follow into adulthood, ensuring that they… Read more »

Find An All-Ages Dental Office To Support Your Family

child in dentist's chair

While you want to make sure everyone in your family has a healthy smile, you may be aware of how you might have somewhat different needs as individuals. The difference in oral health needs between parents and children can be particularly important to acknowledge, particularly if you want to make sure your kids are truly… Read more »

Lowering Your Child’s Risk For Cavities

father daughter brushing teeth

You want your child to stay healthy and happy into adulthood and beyond. As part of your commitment to your well-being, you should have a plan in place for keeping their teeth safe from potential cavities and problems with gum disease. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can help you make sure your kids… Read more »

When Should Kids Begin Brushing Their Teeth On Their Own?

The more your child grows, and the more they learn, the more prepared they are to take on different responsibilities and skills. While you should not rush them into it, they will reach a point where they are ready to start brushing and flossing their own teeth. At this point, your role in protecting their… Read more »

Help Your Household Maintain Better Oral Health Habits

If you are a parent, then your oral hygiene concerns extend to more than just your own smile. Before they ever understand the importance of good dental health, kids need protection against tooth decay. Even as they start taking care of their teeth by brushing and flossing on their own, you should provide guidance to… Read more »