Dental health for babies and kids
How to care for infant and toddler teeth and help school-age children build good habits early.
VIDEO: Brush along with Dudley
Dudley the Dinosaur and friends break down all the steps for creating healthful smiles.
Care and prevention
Seeing the dentist
Get ready for the Tooth Fairy with these helpful charts, which show when your child may begin to lose teeth and when permanent ones will appear.
When to expect your little one’s first teeth — and why keeping them healthy protects adult teeth, too.
Good news: breastfeeding is good for your little one’s dental health. Here are 6 essential points that nursing parents need to know.
Motivating children to care for their teeth can be a real challenge. Explore positive ways to get them brushing without struggles and tears.
Mouth-healthy perspectives on which training cup to choose and which drinks can prevent (or promote) tooth decay.
Little ones soothe by sucking. But for good dental health, eventually they need to leave this habit behind. Here’s how you can help.
As soon as baby teeth appear, cavities can develop too. Here’s when to schedule your child’s first dental appointment and what to expect.
Visiting the dentist can be expensive, especially if you don’t have access to dental insurance. Here are resources that can help.
Why a dentist with specialized training in caring for children may be a great choice for your family.
Here’s what to discuss with your dentist as your child returns to school, sports and more.
Questions to ask if your dentist suggests these medications to minimize pain or calm your child during dental treatment.
Teeth play a starring role in helping kids speak, chew, smile and so much more. Follow these nutrition tips to give babies and kids a healthy start.
Sugar feeds tooth decay and other health issues, but kids love it. Here’s how to reduce their intake while keeping things tasty and fun.
Here’s how to offer kids some of the holiday treats they love without boosting their risks for more cavities in the New Year.
Your baby’s first teeth play a role in helping adult teeth come in correctly. Protect them with these simple steps.
Which drinks are healthy for your child’s teeth and gums — and which ones should you skip?