Is Your Child Ready for a Healthy and Successful School Year?

When it comes to your child's health, you might want to know that every year, school age children miss more than 51 million hours of school. That's a lot of missed educational opportunity. And did you know that the cause of this missed time is...dental disease? Well, it's true, and cavities are the most common chronic disease in school age... read more »

A Guide to Dealing With Thumb Sucking

When you begin to help your child with her thumb sucking habit, always encourage her to quit on her own terms rather than trying to force her to do so. Here are some facts to consider: - Although it should only be used if other treatment levels have failed, your dentist can suggest products that taste bad and are specifically... read more »

Gum Disease in Young People

Normally, we think of gum disease as a problem that affects adults. But did you know that children are susceptible to gum disease as well? It’s important that as a parent or caregiver, you know the signs and symptoms of gum disease. Gingivitis appears as a swelling or tenderness in the gums. If gingivitis is not addressed, it can lead... read more »

Dental Sealants Help Protect Your Child’s Chompers

Each of the teeth in your child's smile has a specific shape and other characteristics help bite, chew and eat their food. The molars and premolars are most responsible for grinding and chewing their food. Because of this constant chewing action, these chompers can often have deep pits and textures on their biting surfaces. The result is that these areas... read more »

Are Your Kids Brushing Their Teeth?

As parents, our children do not arrive with a parenting manual, so how do you know when to start teaching them about their oral care? Fortunately, our team here at Colmar Dentistry for Kids in Colmar, Pennsylvania, is pleased to help you guide your little ones learn good oral health habits, like brushing their teeth, while they are young. For... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Colmar Dentistry for Kids, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these... read more »