What is the best kind of toothpaste for my child to use?

Next time you’re in the grocery store or Target, wander down the toothpaste aisle and take a look at all the options there are for toothpastes for children. Combine that with all the press you’ve heard about fluoride, good and bad, and it’s no wonder it’s difficult to identify which toothpaste is best for your children. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the organization that your children’s pediatric dentist…

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Toothbrushes for Tots Helps Children in Jamaica

Have you ever been so inspired by somebody else’s mission that you feel compelled to contribute to their cause? Our office was contacted by Morgan P., a Richmond native and Girl Scout Gold Award candidate with an urge and a calling to help improve the dental health of children not only in Richmond, but in impoverished nations as well. You can read her full letter here (PDF). Morgan’s goals are…

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What’s the Best Toothpaste for Children?

If you read our last post, you’ve got the right toothbrush for your child. Now, which toothpaste should your child use? The right toothpaste is essential to improving your oral hygiene routine. Toothpastes can come in pastes or gels, and contain agents to whiten teeth, help reduce tooth decay, gingivitis, bad breath, and sensitivity. So which one is right for you and your children? ADA Seal of Approval The most…

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What’s the Best Toothbrush for Children?

Going to the grocery store or pharmacy to pick out a toothbrush and toothpaste can be a daunting task. There are so many types of toothbrushes and toothpastes to pick from, so which one is right for your child? Infant Finger ToothBrushes Your first task is to find the correct size brush. If you have an infant with only a few front teeth, a finger brush might be your best choice. With these…

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