Less Sugar For Your Child: Making It Happen Is Easy

If you’re like most parents, you know that keeping sugar out of your child’s diet can be easier said than done. Many of your child’s friends are eating sweets and serving them at parties and school. Advertising is relentlessly targeting your child as a potential consumer of their sugar-packed products. Plus, it’s all too tempting […]

5 Questions Every Parent Must Ask Their Child’s Dentist

Did you know that unhealthy teeth and gums are linked to serious diseases? Countless studies have now shown that there’s a powerful connection between what happens inside the mouth and what occurs inside the rest of the body. That’s why it’s so important to have an outstanding dentist to help keep your child on track. […]

4 Functional Foods Your Child Can Eat for Healthier Teeth

Most people know that there are certain foods they can eat to help various aspects of their health. These foods are called “functional foods.” One example of a functional food is yogurt, which contains healthy bacteria that can improve your digestion. Did you know there are functional foods for strong, healthy teeth and gums? These […]

How to Help Your Child Eat Healthy: 5 Tips for Parents

The world might bombard your children with sugary snacks and unhealthy treats, but there are steps you can take to protect your child’s teeth – and their overall health – based on the relationship you create around food, especially in the home. You would be surprised how much impact you can have with the five […]

“Tooth-Friendly” Eating: 5 Tips For Parents

Proper eating habits are essential for strong, healthy teeth in your child. If you’re serving processed, refined and sugary foods in the home, not only is your child missing out on vital nutrients, they are much more vulnerable to tooth decay, starting from the first tooth. The solution? A little “tooth friendly” eating! 1. Stock […]

We’re All Smiles For Our 1-Year Anniversary!

At Thorson Dentistry, we’re proud to be celebrating our 1-year anniversary serving the wonderful youngsters of St. Charles, St. John and St. James Parish. It’s been our joy and pleasure to work with your incredible kids and we appreciate your continued support. It means the world to us – and we wanted to find a […]

How To Act Fast When a Tooth Is Lost or Broken

If your child loses or breaks a tooth, they could require urgent dental treatment – and it’s important to get assistance quickly. The first rule of thumb is to always have your pediatric dentist’s emergency number where you can find it at all times. Don’t be afraid to call during the night– that’s what your […]

Eating Smart for Strong and Healthy Teeth

Want a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums for your child? Food is a huge part of this equation. Your child needs a balanced diet for teeth to develop properly and to form healthy gum tissue. Equally important, you should limit certain carbs in your child’s diet, like sugar and starches, which significantly increase the […]

What Parents Need To Know About Dental Sedation

Unlike general anesthesia, sedation is not intended to render a child unconscious or unresponsive, but is used to control anxiety, discomfort, and behavior issues during a dental procedure. As a parent, you can help your child before and after dental procedures by understanding sedation – and how to assist with the process:     Some […]

Getting Enough Fluoride – The Key to Strong and Healthy Teeth

Based on years of scientific studies, fluoride has been shown to be a safe and highly effective way to strengthen teeth and prevent cavities. Fluoride not only helps to re-mineralize tooth enamel, but it also prevents tooth decay caused by bacteria. Is it any wonder that fluoride is such an essential part of a child’s dental […]

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