I can do it myself! If you’re the parent of a preschooler, you likely hear this phrase often. From tying their shoes to grabbing a toy that’s just out of reach, preschoolers love to do things on their own. But at this age, children cannot brush their teeth properly by themselves – no matter how badly…Read article
We know you may have lots of questions about your child’s teeth and dental care, and we’re here to provide answers and insights to help you and your child on the journey to better oral health.
A cranky, fussy baby. Aching gums. Sleepless nights. Lots of tears (and the baby may not be the only one who wants to cry!). Welcome to the world of teething. If you’ve experienced the teething…Read article
One of the best parts of being a parent is experiencing all the “firsts”–the first smile, the first word, and before you know it, the first birthday. When your child hits this special…Read article
You have probably heard of being tongue-tied before, but lip-tied? For many new and expecting parents, both are words you’ll need to be familiar with. The experts at Smiles in Motion Pediatric…Read article
You are what you eat. Most of us have heard this phrase before, but it’s really true! Your child’s diet contributes greatly to their physical health and to their oral health as well. Dietary…Read article
If you rarely see your child without their thumb or a pacifier in their mouth, this is the blog for you. It’s adorable to see a baby blissfully sucking on a pacifier or a toddler sucking their…Read article
It’s time for your child to visit the dentist, and you’ve got a decision to make. Some dentists call themselves “family dentists” or “general dentists” who serve both children and…Read article