Targeting the Basics: Choosing the Best Toothpaste for Your Little Hero

Good dental care goes beyond just twice daily brushing and flossing after meals. Believe it or not, great dental hygiene and practice actually start before the first tooth ever appears. Fun fact: teeth actually begin to form in the second trimester of a woman’s pregnancy and by birth, a... Read more

Why Are My Little Hero’s Permanent Teeth Growing Out Yellow?

As a parent, and the true hero in the battle for a beautiful smile, it’s normal to worry when something about your Little Hero’s teeth seems…off. One of the most common concerns parents express has to do with the yellowish color of their child’s sprouting permanent teeth, especially when... Read more

The Nose Pinch: Why Does Your Little Hero Have Bad Breath?

Chances are you’ve opened your mouth to find your breath is not as fresh and minty as you’d hoped. While you may be thinking bad breath is only a problem for grownups, the truth is even the healthiest of Little Heroes can exhibit a stinky mouth. So, what causes... Read more

Simple Tips to Relieve Your Baby’s Teething Woes

Witnessing your baby’s first tooth can be an extremely joyous occasion and a big milestone in his/her development. However, teething can often open the door to several issues that can cause discomfort in your Little Hero. The irritation, drooling and interrupted sleep your Little Hero may experience is reason... Read more

Get Your Dental Checkups Done Before School Starts!

The new school year is getting closer, which means a big chunk of your time will soon be spent shopping for new clothes and school supplies for your Little Hero. While shoes, books and pencils are a must, the super sidekicks at Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry encourage you to... Read more

Let’s Talk Oral Hygiene with Retainers

You helped your Little Hero achieve the perfect smile with braces and now it’s time to keep it all in place with a retainer. It’s important to remember that oral hygiene continues to be extremely important once the braces come off. So, how do you encourage your Little Hero... Read more

Healthy Snack Attack for the New School Year

School is synonymous with pencils, paper, books and delicious snacks. How can you make sure your Little Hero gets the most out of his/her snacks while keeping a bright and shiny smile? It’s simple! Healthy snacking, coupled with your parental guidance, can make the most heroic partnership! Get ready... Read more

A Most Heroic Mission: Prepping for the New School Year

Summer vacation can be one of the most exciting and fun times in your Little Hero’s year. However, as the warm summer days pass, the new school year gets closer and closer. As you and your Little Hero start gearing up with the coolest new clothes and awesome school... Read more

Trip Tips: Packing Your Child’s Oral Hygiene Bag

School can leave your Little Hero tired and ready for a much-deserved vacation. Whether he/she will be taking a trip with the family or go off on their own vacation, it’s highly important to pack the right things to keep those pearly whites bright and healthy. At Little Heroes... Read more

Staying on Top of Oral Hygiene During Summer Vacation

Summer is in full swing and chances are your Little Hero is out on action-packed adventures! With all of these heightened activity levels, your Little Hero might lose sight of one of the most important fights out there: the battle for amazing oral health. At Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry,... Read more