It can be tempting to forget about personal hygiene when our kids aren’t getting dressed and going to school every day. As we all know, COVID-19 is currently a major risk and staying inside is both critical and recommended. Although our daily routines have changed, there is no more important time than now to take… Continue reading Importance of Maintaining Personal Hygiene Practices
We used to live in a time where no women were able to pursue a profession in dentistry or dental education. In fact, according to the ADA, only 1.1% of dental students were female in the year 1968. But, now more than ever, there’s been a dramatic increase in the female presence in almost every facet… Continue reading Adventure Dental and Orthodontics Honors Dental Pioneers for Women’s History Month
In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting African Americans who’ve made significant impacts and contributions to the dental field. Today, we chose to honor and remember one of America’s first professionally trained African American dentists, Dr. Robert Tanner Freeman, DDS, who was the first to: Graduate from the Harvard University School of Dental… Continue reading Black History Month: Adventure Dental and Orthodontics Honors Robert T. Freeman, DDS
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month set by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and it is timed for this month because Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. This holiday of love and friendliness is often a child’s favorite reason to celebrate the loot they get: the gift of sweets and treats galore. Apart… Continue reading Adventure Dental and Orthodontics Encourages Parents to Limit Sweets During National Children’s Dental Month
The holidays are here, and with it, the urge to splurge. When sweets seem to appear around every corner, how can you keep the little ones from loading up on their favorite cookies and candies?Your goal as a parent is to keep their little one healthy every month of the year, no doubt, but it… Continue reading Tips for a Sparkling Smile to Make the Season Bright!
As with many milestones in all aspects of child development, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to when a child will lose their primary teeth, more commonly called “baby teeth.” Many parents feel concerned when their child begins to lose their first baby tooth as young as age 4; however, most children lose their first tooth… Continue reading When Will My Child Begin to Lose Their Baby Teeth?
Taking care of your child’s smile as an adult actually starts when their baby teeth erupt. This may sound puzzling, because baby teeth fall out and are eventually replaced with the permanent adult teeth. The reason it’s important to take care of a child’s baby teeth is because they act as nature’s braces, because they… Continue reading Why Is it Important to Take Care of Baby Teeth?
Now that summer is finally here, your kids can bask in some of their newfound freedom. However, it is important to not let their vacation from school to also become a vacation from their typical dental routine. Oftentimes, during the summer, families tend to abandon some of their healthier habits, which can result in some… Continue reading 3 Tips for Your Kids to Maintain a Healthy Smile During the Summer
There are a lot of misconceptions regarding the age at which a child should visit the orthodontist. Many believe it should be during their teen years, but the right time to see an orthodontist is actually between the ages of 7 and 8, according to the American Association of Orthodontists. At this age, some of your child’s… Continue reading When Should My Child See the Orthodontist?