Monthly Archives February 2018

Kissing and Germs

The mistletoe is down, the winter weather has you wanting nothing more than a cozy fire and the one you love, and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If this is not the season for love, nothing is. It’s also the season for the flu, for colds, and for other things you probably don’t want to spend another second thinking about. This is the time of year you probably want to spend a bit more time with the one you love, and that means there might be a little more kissing involved.
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Right From the Start: The Importance of Baby Teeth

What’s the Big Deal With Baby Teeth? So what’s the big deal about taking care of baby teeth, if they’re just going to fall out anyway? Even though baby teeth will eventually fall out to make room for permanent teeth, keeping them healthy is important for your child’s development. Children’s baby teeth help them chew easily, speak clearly, and hold space for their permanent teeth to grow in later. Perhaps the biggest importance of baby teeth is to set the stage for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Establishing dental hygiene habits for young children and toddlers creates a
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