Orthodontic treatment for children

Orthodontic Treatment: How Long Does It Last?

And 7 Other Questions About Orthodontic Treatment for Kids As your child’s adult teeth begin to arrive, you’re probably starting to think about future orthodontic treatment. You might be wondering whether or not your child will need braces and how to even tell if orthodontic care is really necessary. You’re eager to help your child…
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Preventive measures are best when it comes to oral health

4 Reasons To Be Proactive, Not Reactive With Your Child’s Oral Health

A Healthy, Cavity-Free Smile for Your Child Has your child had a few cavities or even needed an extraction because of a battle with tooth decay? Or, perhaps, your child has had a cavity-free history so far and you want to be sure it stays that way as they grow older. Whatever your goal may…
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Guide to healthy teeth for baby-to-be

Mom’s Guide to Healthy Teeth for the Baby-To-Be

Baby is on the way—and it’s exciting for everyone. It’s time for throwing baby showers and gender reveal parties. It’s time for clothes shopping and setting up the baby’s nursery. As you prepare to welcome a new little one, you’ll find yourself putting time into caring for your health and learning how to raise a…
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Tips for taking care of baby's oral health

8 Tips for Promoting Good Oral Health from Babyhood

How to Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Smile Every parent wants their child to have a healthy, beautiful smile that lasts through to their teenage years and beyond. You can help your child achieve this level of optimal oral health by prioritizing dental care from babyhood, even before they get their first baby teeth.…
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Learn about 2 phase orthodontic treatment

Introduction to 2-Phase Orthodontic Treatment Plans

Understanding Phases 1 & 2 of Kids’ Orthodontics Quick! What comes to mind when you think about orthodontic care? Braces, right? Most adults are often surprised to learn that these metal brackets or their counterpart, clear aligners, aren’t the only orthodontic treatments available for kids. Two-phase treatment is a specialized orthodontic treatment that combines teeth…
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Orthodontics brings on the smiles

How to Make Your Child Smile Again

Signs You Should Take Your Child for an Orthodontic Checkup No child wants to be the kid with buck teeth, especially not in the age of selfies. And while orthodontics is not primarily a self-esteem treatment, it can make a big difference. Let’s take a look at what kids’ orthodontics is all about, signs your…
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Help your child prevent dental injuries

5 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Their Children’s Injuries

Protect your child from dental injuries. Trips, slips, and falls seem to be inevitable in children, but there’s a lot we can do to help limit and prevent them. Check out these 5 tips from Must Love Kids on how you can protect your child from injuries. 1. Encourage play on safe surfaces. Take a…
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Laser dentistry can help with breastfeeding

Diode Laser Gets Your Baby Back to Breastfeeding Easily

What You Need to Know About Lip-tie and Tongue-tie Laser Surgeries It’s not uncommon for breastfeeding moms to worry about whether their little bundle of joy has a tongue or lip tie, and if so, what’s the best way to treat it. In your research on this condition, you’ve probably come across terms like frenulum,…
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Taking care of your teeth while wearing braces

6 Must-Do’s For Maintaining a Healthy Smile in Braces

How To Care for Braces (For Teens) So you’re finally getting your braces fitted! Kudos to you. The start of your orthodontic treatment is an exciting time that puts you one step closer to achieving your perfect smile. Before you get there, though, there are a couple of things our team at Must Love Kids…
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Straight teeth are often healthier teeth

6 Reasons Straight Teeth Make Your Smile Healthier

Orthodontics for Children: Why Having Straight Teeth Matters Let’s get one thing straight: the aesthetics of a straight smile are to die for. Maybe not literally, but they sure do make it easier to smile. And as a parent, who wouldn’t want that for their child? Just to make your decision to have your child’s…
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