Skip ToContent
Main Content

Blog

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…
Mar 28, 2016, 11:46 PM
It’s common knowledge that sugar is not good for your teeth. The bacteria in our mouths feed on sugar left on our teeth, causing plaque to build up. This plaque will create cavities and cause tooth decay, leading to all sorts…
Mar 14, 2016, 11:46 PM
The Easter Bunny is a fun and exciting way to ring in the spring season! Many kids anxiously await decorating and then hunting for the brightly colored Easter eggs. Another Easter staple is candy – chocolate bunnies,…
Feb 20, 2016, 11:45 PM
The Tooth Fairy is a fun rite of passage for kids and she’s revered in the same way as the Easter Bunny or Santa Claus. But really, if you think about any of these characters for too long, you might start to wonder who came…