Why Regular Dental Checkups For Kids Are Important

  • January 6, 2020

As soon as teeth appear in your kid’s mouth, they are susceptible to cavities. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends children visit the dentist for a screening by their first birthday or as soon as the first tooth erupts. After that, kids should visit the


The Challenge of Healthy After School Snacks

  • November 14, 2019

The rush through the door after a day a school is usually followed by one key question: What snacks do we have? Your focus is likely on healthy lunchbox ideas for kids. Limiting access to sugary sweets and drinks is just as important for snack time as well. Encouraging


5 Tips to Protect Baby Teeth

  • September 23, 2019

Some of the greatest joys of raising a baby come with the passing of all the firsts: steps, words and teeth. The emergence of teeth usually happens at around six months and may leave you wondering about proper kids dental care. Long before you start searching for a


Back to School: Healthy Lunchbox Ideas for Kids

  • September 3, 2019

By now, families with kids are back into the school routine, making sure homework is done, enforcing bedtimes and packing lunches. Were going to make meal planning a little more easy with our list of healthy lunchbox ideas for kids. A nutritious midday meal is a great way to


Play the Plaque Away: Fun Ways to Get Kids to Brush

  • July 1, 2019

It may be tempting to let your kids their skip morning or nightly brushings if they are resistant to the activity. Why add stress to your day when baby teeth are eventually going to fall out anyway? Resist The Urge Tooth decay, even in children’s primary teeth, can cause long-term problems. Providing poor


Keeping Kids, Parents Comfortable at the Dentist

  • June 26, 2018

We love kids, and we love seeing kids’ smiles! Dental care for kids is a big part of what we do for families and around Shorewood, IL. We have designed our office to be a place where you can find the best dentist for the entire family by making everyone feel comfortable. As a parent, you


Encouraging Healthy Dental Habits For Your Kids

  • February 26, 2018

Photo of happy girls with handsome lads in front smiling at camera Encouraging good habits is an important part of any complete health routine. The sooner you start, the better. But it’s never too late to try to teach your kids about the importance of good dental hygiene. At Shorewood Family Dental Care (a Joliet IL dentist) we’re a


My Child’s Tooth Is Loose! Should I Pull It? [VIDEO]

  • November 21, 2017

Losing your baby teeth is both an exciting and somewhat nerve-racking experience for children. If your childs loose tooth is worrying you the American Dental Association dentist in the video below discusses two options for when your child has a loose tooth. What it really comes down to is the comfort of your child. Dental hygiene and oral health


Protecting Your Child’s Teeth From Day One

  • November 12, 2017

For parents, there’s nothing more important than the health and happiness of your child. Your child’s oral health is an important factor. Are you taking necessary steps to protect your child’s teeth and ensure they have a healthy mouth for years to come? At Shorewood