One of our goals here at W Dental Group is to help all of our patients in their overall wellness goals (after all W Dental Group is where wellness begins with a smile ☺︎).
So, every Friday we’ll be posting a weekend reading message with all kinds of different tips, tricks and articles on a variety of subjects that we find interesting and helpful in all aspects of life, not just dental. Our hope is that you will find these posts useful in your life and share them with others to help spread smiles.
Here’s to parenthood.
Teaching your children about healthy dental habits can be challenging, especially if you’re a new parent or at a loss for ideas. Colgate understands this and has an entire website devoted to making dental health and healthy hygiene habits fun for kids. In this article they give 5 easy ways to highlight children’s dental health month at home and teach your children.
Sometimes kids just need to see it or do it before they learn it. This short video from eHow Health shows you a simple and fun experiment you can do with your children to learn the negative effects of sodas and sweet drinks on teeth. Check it out!
National blood donor month, heart disease awareness month, national children’s dental health month… Every month you hear about a different awareness observance, but do you really know how or why it began? This article from The American Dental Association (ADA) shares a brief history of Children’s Dental Health Month. As a sponsor of CDHM awareness they also offer free online resources to help teach children about taking care of their teeth.
With a little imagination, brushing can be fun! In this animated video, also from Colgate, a child teaches proper brushing tips while fending off the Invisible Nasties living in her smile.