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Holiday Card for the Sweet Tooth

Looking for something unique to gift your friends or family? Do you or your children delight in being creative? Here is a delicious and fun idea for a unique Holiday Card –  an edible Holiday Card. We all like to give and receive gifts, especially around Christmas time. But have you ever been stuck with […]

Change of seasons: 5 Easy Tips to Keep Your Home Germ Free

Last, we talked about keeping our bodies reasonably germ free. There are also simple things you can do on a continual basis to keep your house from collecting unwanted “guests” in the form of germs and bacteria. 1) Clean the air Make it a habit to air out rooms daily – and not only if […]

Teachable moments: Science Experiements

At one point or another in your dental experience you have probably come across little pink “magic pills”. Maybe the dental hygienist at your school gave them to you. Or maybe your dentist did. You are supposed to chew them, and then check your teeth for discoloration. Where it’s pink, that’s where you did not […]

Baby Proof your Home

Whether you are expecting your very first child, or an addition to your existing family, it is always a good idea to periodically double check your home is baby proof. Keep floors  and surfaces clean: Vacuuming, mopping and wiping surfaces on a regular basis becomes more important if one or several members of the family […]

Summer Camp Checklist: Stay safe!

School is out – Summer camps are in! Summer camps are a great time to experience something new,  be part of a team, and boost your level of responsibility, whether you are camper, or camper helper. School children of all ages are looking forward to day trips, day camps or overnight camps, many of those […]

Lifestyle Changes for 2014 – Part 2

In our last post we spoke about how to get going on lasting changes in any area of your life you want to improve.  This article will give you suggestions on how to continue successfully: Find support: Whether you want to band up with like minded individuals, or ask your family or friends to cheer […]

Stocking Stuffers of the other kind

O.K., so we didn’t invent this idea. We saw it some place. Forgot where. But liked it! Liked it a lot, actually. We are a dentist practice, dedicated to your and your family’s oral health. So we are proposing this to you, almost as a dare. A dare to be different. A dare to be […]

Encouraging Routine

Advent is here! Did you grow up with a chocolate filled advent calendar, too? Talk about routine! The chocolate lovers of our family sometimes hardly open the eyes before they reach for the calendar to receive THIS day’s sweet treat. Goes to show, routine is a powerful motivator. Especially if it comes with a reward! […]

Tooth Fairy Trivia

Whether you count yourself a proponent, or opponent of the customary childhood tradition, have you ever wondered where the Tooth Fairy myth originally came from? And how inflation is linked to it? Why you could, or maybe shouldn’t, participate in celebrating a fictitious character that made it to Hollywood as recently as 2012? Historically, Vikings […]

Internet Resources for Kids – and their Parents

Sometimes you don’t have the time to reinforce good habits. Sometimes your kids don’t want to listen to you. Sometimes you just don’t feel qualified. No need to feel bad. The internet is filled with fun resources, many of them put out by brand name companies. Yes, they utilize the web to their advantage for […]