Downtown Eagle River, Alaska
12641 Old Glenn Hwy Suite 203
Eagle River, AK 99577
(907) 622-5437

3 Essential Kids’ Dentistry Tips for Back-to-School Time September 19, 2016

Downtown Eagle River, Anchorage
3 Essential Kids’ Dentistry Tips for Back-to-School Time, Anchorage, Alaska

The start of the school year is the perfect time to reinforce positive habits with your children, especially in relation to oral hygiene. With your kids back into the routine of getting ready for school, this an ideal opportunity to remind them about the importance of proper brushing and flossing. The kids’ dentistry experts from Discovery Dental in Eagle River, AK, share some back-to-school dental tips.

Here are a few of this family dentist’s leading bits of advice to improve your children’s dental habits this school year:

  • Shop For New Supplies: When you think of back-to-school supplies, notebooks and pencils come to mind. Yet, this is also a great time to assess whether you need to swap out toothbrushes. While out purchasing school essentials, also pick up new toothbrushes for your children. Consider getting a fun toothpaste for younger ones as having supplies they like will make their dental care habits something they look forward to as the school year begins. 
  • kids dentistry Eagle River AKAdjust Your Routine: Although earlier bed times are customary when school starts, it doesn’t mean that kids’ dentistry habits can be overlooked. Allow time before bed for flossing and brushing, and ensure that your children are up early enough in the morning to brush their teeth before heading to school.
  • Schedule Appointments Now: With after-school clubs, sporting events, and other activities, your calendar can fill up quickly through autumn. If you haven’t done so already, schedule your children’s next appointments for routine dental care with Discovery Dental.

To make an appointment with the kids’ dentistry professionals at Discovery Dental in Eagle River, call (907) 622-5437. Visit the website to learn more about the dental services they offer for children and teens.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Discovery Dental
An Experienced Kids’ Dentist Describes Permanent Tooth Eruption , Anchorage, Alaska
Witnessing your child losing baby teeth and growing adult teeth can be an emotional time. During this bittersweet period, it’s important to seek the assistance of a kids’ dentist to ...read more
Discovery Dental Explains the 5 Stages of Teething, Anchorage, Alaska
While the teething process can often be a difficult time for both parents and children, knowing what to expect can make the experience easier to manage. For families living in Eagle ...read more
Healthy Dental Habits for Every Family: Advice From Eagle River Dentist, Anchorage, Alaska
From the way they talk to the way they treat others, it’s no secret that children learn by example. As it turns out, dental care is no exception. To ensure your children maintain exc...read more
Dental Care For Kids: 5 Ways to Motivate Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth, Anchorage, Alaska
The daily routine of brushing your teeth is important to your overall health, but that doesn’t mean kids understand the significance. Let’s face it.  It’s not a fun task for mos...read more
Tongue-Tie and Lip-Tie: What Are They And What Can Be Done?, Anchorage, Alaska
Have you been told that your newborn has a lip or tongue tie by a lactation consultant or pediatrician? We can help! Please know that the diagnosis of a tongue or lip tie is a relat...read more