Video: Dr. Liz on Bottled Water

Thank you to Mark Tenia of WRIC TV 8 (ABC) for helping us educate the Richmond community about the pros and cons of bottled water. Pros: Convenience Cons: Most bottled waters lack fluoride and therefore don’t contribute necessary minerals that strengthen your child’s teeth Watch Dr. Liz explain the reasons behind our philosophy. As with most things, we recommend moderation. SOME bottled water is okay, but make sure your children get mostly…

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Fluoride in Richmond’s Water Supply

An update to our recent post on the risks and benefits of fluoride in city drinking water. My mom has always said, “Everything is better in moderation.” This statement holds true for just about everything, including the amount of fluoride your child needs to make their teeth healthy and strong. There have been a lot of news stories published in health journals and the local media (watch Dr. Liz on…

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Can Halloween Candy Be Safe for Kids’ Teeth?

It’s Halloween time and guess what that means?  Your children are going to want candy – a pediatric dentist’s worst enemy. So what are you going to do when your child says “trick or treat?”  We understand that children are going to have candy at Halloween but there are some sweets that are not quite as risky to indulge in. The spookiest treats The worst type of candy for your…

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Top 10 Myths About Children’s Teeth

We are the first to admit that visiting your child’s dentist can be a confusing experience for parents, especially when we may only see you twice a year. There are a lot of rumors and sometimes contradictory information out there and we get a lot of the same questions over and over. We love our parents for caring so much about their kids’ health and thought it might be helpful…

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