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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…
Jul 25, 2016, 11:51 PM
It’s been found that 3 out of 4 children have incorrectly developing jaws and crowded teeth! These are problems that can be seen as early as 5 or 6 years old. In addition, a study conducted by the American Association of…
Jul 15, 2016, 11:51 PM
We’ve all been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day! It jump-starts your metabolism, giving you energy and helping to maintain a healthy weight. In children, it’s been shown that those who eat a healthy…
Jun 28, 2016, 11:50 PM
The 4th of July is a beloved American holiday! We generally spend this holiday with family and friends, having a picnic, a pool party or setting off fireworks at home. However, firework shows can sometimes lead to fire or…
Jun 21, 2016, 11:49 PM
Here at Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry, we care about the health, safety, and well being of our patients, far beyond their dental health. Right now we know that a hot topic regarding the health and safety of kids is video…
May 31, 2016, 11:49 PM
If you’ve ever experienced a canker sore, you know exactly how irritating and painful they can be. Unfortunately, the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry has concluded that around 1 in 5 children will suffer from…
May 16, 2016, 11:48 PM
Cavities are extremely common among children and even babies. This is because baby teeth are much softer than adult teeth and it’s easier for the bacteria and acids to eat away at these vulnerable teeth, creating cavities. If…
Apr 27, 2016, 11:48 PM
Just as your children require a different level of care as they grow, so too do their teeth! At each stage of development, you must ensure that you and your child are both doing your part to maintain healthy oral hygiene in…
Apr 15, 2016, 11:47 PM
The most common childhood disease is tooth decay, and the CDC has discovered that around 20% of childhood cavities are left untreated. This is a sobering statistic and it saddens everyone here at Great Outdoors Pediatric…