Category: Education

What parents need to know about teeth grinding or clenching in kids

Teeth clenching symptoms

Kids may be hyper-aware of how other people behave, but they still lack much self-awareness over their own habits. When it comes to teeth grinding, even adults struggle to notice when they start clenching their own jaw. The truth is, children are more likely to… Continue reading

Tips for teaching your kids to take care of their teeth

Healthy dental habits in kids

As a parent, you worry about your children. It’s only natural. From teaching nutrition to good study habits, watching over kids is a full-time job! One of the most challenging habits to teach your kids is good oral health. Kids can be forgetful and brushing… Continue reading

What are space maintainers and why might your child need one?

Your child’s primary teeth (baby teeth) play an important role in their dental health. Not only do they save space for the permanent teeth but they also help guide them into position and encourage normal development of the jaw bones and muscles.

Important vitamins and minerals for children’s teeth and gums

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We all know that brushing and flossing are important for our children’s overall health, but the type of food and liquids we consume daily can have long term effects as well. Consuming a balanced diet of foods rich in vitamins and minerals will help ensure… Continue reading

What are the benefits of early childhood dental visits?

Children's Pediatric Dental Care

Your child’s oral health is just as important as any other aspect of their physical development. Their teeth are meant to last a lifetime and with proper care, a balanced diet and regular dental visits, children can have a lifetime of healthy smiles.

Healthy snacks for when you’re ‘On-the-Go’

We all know that brushing and flossing are important for dental health. But consuming a balanced diet rich in nutritious, low-sugar foods is also important. Sometimes life can get busy and families need to snack while away from home. Here’s a list of our favorite… Continue reading

When should I take my child to the dentist for the first check-up?

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Many new parents ask when they should take their child to the dentist for their first check-up.

St. Johns Country Day School 1st Graders field trip

We had a super fun visit by the 1st graders from St. Johns Country Day School!

O2B Kids visit

We had a wonderful time at O2BKids today! We showed the kids how to properly brush and take care of their teeth. They were so cute and attentive!

New Year Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

The New Year is a time for reflecting on the past and setting goals for the future. Why not add your child’s oral health to your list of resolutions.