1. Foods That Are Surprisingly High in Sugar

    We know that candy is full of sugar and that ideally, you shouldn’t be taking a spoonful of sugar to make the medicine go down. But there are a lot of foods with surprisingly high amounts of sugar, and they’re usually foods we don’t think twice about. When we don’t know what’s in our food or beverages, we’re not able to make informed eating decisions. As parents, the last thing we want…Read More

  2. Letter From the Tooth Fairy

    Losing baby teeth is a big deal! Aside from the fact that it’s kind of weird and strange that our teeth all fall out at some point when we’re young, it’s also a sign that your kiddo is growing up. At Treasured Teeth, our kid’s dentists are fortunate enough to be in direct contact with the Tooth Fairy. If you’re looking for a letter to print out for your child on their first lost baby too…Read More

  3. 4 Unexpected Ways To Protect Your Child’s Teeth

    You help your child brush their teeth in the morning and again at night. You might even be able to get them to floss once in awhile (good for you if you do). And yet, there are countless other ways that kiddos can end up with damaged teeth, even when you do everything right at home. Our pediatric dentists in Thornton and Reunion have plenty of thoughts on how you can help protect your child’s te…Read More

  4. The Worst Things For Your Child’s Teeth

    Parents all know the main things that their kids should be doing to keep up with their dental health. We know that brushing teeth and flossing, as well as regularly scheduled dental cleanings are necessary. We know that the occasional mouthwash rinse can be beneficial. In short, we know what’s good for our teeth. What we don’t always know is the bad stuff, or the things that can be harmful to …Read More

  5. Best and Worst: Halloween Candy Ranked

    Once we hit October, whether you are prepared for it or not, the holiday season has started. What better way to usher in a season of indulgences than with Halloween? October kicks off the time when bite-sized candy bars begin appearing in the office and your kids get the excuse to dress up and gather loads of candy. First, there is Halloween, then Thanksgiving, followed by Christmas, New Year's an…Read More

  6. How To Keep Healthy Smiles This Halloween

    Halloween is one of the most anticipated events for kids — not only do they get to dress up and go door-to-door displaying their garb, but they get bags and bags full of candy for doing it. This may be a child's dream, but it can be parents (and dentists) worst nightmare! At Treasured Teeth, we understand that your kids aren’t perfect and eat candy from time-to-time, which is why routine denta…Read More

  7. Tips To Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Healthy

    For kids, oral health doesn’t just happen at the dentist’s office. It happens in between visits at home. At Treasured Teeth, we make dental hygiene fun for each and every one of our patients. Our warm and fun atmosphere and gentle hands take the fear out of going to the dentist, and make it a place that your child can enjoy. In between visits with us, we recommend the following tips in keeping…Read More

  8. Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

    It’s not common that you find someone who likes going to the dentist, not to mention a child that likes going to the dentist. For children, grown ups coming toward them with sharp tools can seem incredibly scary, and if the proper measures aren’t taken, that fear will stick with them as they grow older. Treasured Teeth made it our passion to create an atmosphere for your child that is fun and …Read More

  9. Teeth-Friendly Summer Snacks

    The kids are home for the summer, which means you’re seeing everything that everyone’s eating (it also likely means your grocery bill is exponentially higher). Summer is made up of popsicles and choco tacos and smores and every other wonderful sweet treat on the planet, and everyone should have a chance to indulge in this magical season. However, the key word is “indulge” — if the kiddos…Read More

  10. Keeping Up With Summer Routines

    Something happens when school lets out for the summer. Parents know it, teachers know it, and kids might not realize it, but it definitely affects them. With the lack of daily and weekly structure that takes place for nine months, an increase of travel and staying up late, routines can often be more or less thrown out the window. As fun as it might seem for awhile, this is ultimately a bit detrime…Read More