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Mar 14, 2017, 9:06 PM
The American Academy of Pediatrics has found that dental care is the most unmet need for special needs kids. In fact, children will special needs are more than twice as likely to suffer from untreated dental problems than…
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Mar 1, 2017, 9:05 PM
If your child has difficulty speaking or has a large gap between his or her front teeth, you may want to ask your pediatric dentist about a frenectomy. A frenectomy is a surgical procedure where a laser is used to sever a…
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Feb 17, 2017, 10:09 PM
Valentine’s Day is almost here, and while it’s mostly a holiday for lovers, the tradition and story of Cupid can be fun to share with your kids. Who doesn’t love a chubby, naked, baby who spreads love wherever he goes?
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Jan 25, 2017, 9:03 PM
Mouthwash freshens the breath at the same time that it kills germs that cause plaque, cavities, and bad breath. While mouthwash is an important part of any adult’s at-home oral hygiene routine, you may wonder if it’s right…
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Jan 18, 2017, 9:02 PM
Many of us celebrate New Years by setting goals for the coming year, also called ‘resolutions.’ New Year’s resolutions are our attempt at bettering ourselves and improving from the previous year. Resolutions are notorious for…
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Dec 21, 2016, 11:57 PM
We know how prevalent Facebook and Pinterest are. And we know how tempting it can be to believe tips that we see online and that would actually make our lives easier! However, it if sounds too good to be true, it probably is…
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Dec 16, 2016, 11:57 PM
Here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry, we know many little patients who adore Santa Claus! Christmas just wouldn’t be complete without him. You may be surprised to learn that our modern day Santa actually originated in…
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Nov 29, 2016, 11:56 PM
No matter where you’re heading this holiday season, you need to be prepared for some chaos and stress. It seems like everyone needs to travel somewhere for the holidays, resulting in traffic, long lines at the airport, and…
Nov 17, 2016, 11:55 PM
Many people underestimate the importance of including floss in their oral hygiene routine. In fact, flossing is the only way to remove plaque and food debris from in between the teeth – the most common area for cavities and…
Oct 28, 2016, 11:54 PM
There’s nothing scarier for a pediatric dentist than the thought of bags upon bags full of Halloween candy! With Halloween just around the corner, we here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry would like to provide you with a…
Oct 14, 2016, 11:54 PM
It’s no secret that energy drinks wreak havoc on your health, especially the health of young people and teenagers. These health problems also include damage to your dental and oral health as well. Drinking energy drinks has…
Sep 22, 2016, 11:53 PM
Most of us know the Tooth Fairy as a friendly little sprite, clad in a tutu and a tiara, who brings children little tokens in exchange for their lost baby teeth. What you may not know is that the Tooth Fairy can use the…
Sep 15, 2016, 11:53 PM
It’s common knowledge that sugar isn’t healthy for our bodies. But do we really know how bad it is? It’s been found that a high-sugar diet contributes to cancer, heart disease, ADHD, and diabetes. However, it seems difficult…
Aug 25, 2016, 11:52 PM
Bruxism is the grinding or clenching of teeth. Oftentimes bruxism is viewed as an annoying but harmless habit, but the truth is that bruxism can cause quite a lot of damage to your teeth and jaws.
Aug 15, 2016, 11:52 PM
Here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry, we love our little patients! We know that the children we treat are the future of our world, and it’s so important to make sure they’re healthy and taken care of. However, we also…