My fondest childhood memories were often the result of boredom, taking place back in a time that would be alien to our own children. We had fewer options and spent more time outside and creating our own adventures (especially if our parents kicked us out of the house all day).
Under such conditions,
You’re a health-conscious shopper. When choosing healthy snacks for the kids, you’ll pick up that yogurt container and take a look at the nutrition label. Low in calories and added sugar? Check. And so that yogurt finds a home in your shopping cart.
But you may have overlooked something.
Our Mt. Pleasant dental team is big on helping children develop a strong foundation for skills and habits that will set them up for a lifetime of success. Good habits start early. As parents, one of the best things we can do is read with our children and help them develop early literacy. That’s why
I’m not just a Mt. Pleasant children’s dentist, I’m also Dr. Dad. Both roles in my life have given me experience with something every parent is familiar with — picky eaters. This is a phase that most children go through, and it’s more about power and control than the food itself. But what
Most of us take our teeth for granted right up until the moment something goes wrong with them. As a Mt. Pleasant children’s dentist, my goal is to educate my young patients about their teeth and how to make them last a lifetime. It often helps to educate their parents, too!
They’re just teeth?
It was only a year ago that modern medicine had children all over the nation breathing a sigh of relief. The FluMist nasal spray was the new alternative to the standard (and dreaded) flu shot.
Because most children are fearful of shots, and some adults, too, the FluMist seemed like a hero from