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Stop Thumb Sucking Before it Causes a Trip to the Dentist for Your Child

Reasons why your child should avoid thumb sucking and ways to stop the habit once and for all, from The Smile Generation® Does your child suck his or her thumb? If the answer is yes, then read on as this information could affect your child and your finances in the near future. As parents, we […]

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Tips to Get Little Kids to Brush Teeth

The Importance of Early Pediatric Dental Exams

by Eric Ellis, DMD – Smile Generation®-trusted pediatric specialist at Every Kid’s Dentist® in Phoenix, AZ The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics all recommend that children have their very first dental visit by age one or as soon as their first tooth appears. The AAPD’s […]

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Dentist Explains How To Ease Dental Appointment Anxiety In Children

A question was posed to us recently on Twitter: “How do Smile Generation®-trusted dentists ease anxiety in younger patients?”. This issue is certainly not unique to this individual alone. There are many of us who suffer from crippling anxiety when the topic of visiting the dentist comes up. We asked one of the best we know, Dr. […]

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TIPS FOR A SAFER, HEALTHIER “TRICK OR TREATING & EATING” HALLOWEEN

October is here, and that brings three things to mind for parents and dentists throughout the nation: National Orthodontic Health Month, National Dental Hygiene Month and, of course, Halloween. With last year’s tricks, treats, monster cavities, and broken brackets and appliances haunting memories, The Smile Generation®-trusted dentists are gearing up to raise awareness on how […]

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Every Kid’s Dentist San Tan Valley: A Patient’s Review

This post was written by a patient of Every Kid’s Dentist San Tan Valley, Daniella Indie. Daniella is a mother of 4 and resident of Arizona. For most adults, going to the dentist is a chore. But taking your kids to the dentist? Ha! Forget it! Visions of tantrums and other horrible things… But not […]

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Tips to Get Young Children to Brush Their Teeth

For this week’s Ask A Dentist column, our pediatric dentist shares tips on how he gets his young children to brush their teeth. The question was sent in by  blogger and mom Romina C. from California, who recently blogged about National Children’s Dental Health Month.  Here are two of oral health-related questions that she sent […]

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Get a Gold Medal Smile

Happy National Children’s Dental Health Month! Teach your kids how to “Get a Gold Medal Smile” by brushing up on their daily hygiene habits like flossing and rinsing with mouth wash.

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What Should I Use to Clean My Baby’s Teeth?

Ask a Dentist continues with this practical Q&A. With February being National Children’s Dental Health Month, pediatric dentist Dr. Eric Ellis answers some questions submitted by our readers and followers. QUESTION: What should I use to clean my baby’s teeth? DR. ELLIS: A toothbrush will remove plaque bacteria that can lead to decay. Any soft-bristled […]

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Printable Coloring Sheets from My Kid’s Dentist and Every Kid’s Dentist

Share the importance of good dental health habits with your children.  Have them color these cute coloring pages from Smile Generation-trusted offices My Kid’s Dentist and Every Kid’s Dentist. “Good night, sleep tight. Don’t let the sugar bugs bite.” “Sharks have 3,000 teeth. They can afford to lose a few. You only get 2 sets […]

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Should My Child See A Pediatric Dentist?

For February, Ask a Dentist, features a 2-part Q&A with pediatric dentist Dr. Ellis, since this month is National Children’s Dental Health month.   Dr. Eric Ellis is a pediatric dentist in Arizona.  He is a multiple-office owner dentist of Smile Generation-trusted offices – Norterra Dental Group and Orthodontics in Phoenix, Laveen Modern Dentistry in […]

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