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Raising kids is tough work. As a parent, you want what’s best for them. But it’s hard to help them understand that some things they don’t like now will end up being great for them in the long run.

A good example of that is oral health. Kids rarely enjoy brushing their teeth, let alone flossing. But the more you help your kids improve their oral health at that young age, the better it will be as they grow up. This will save you time and money in not filling cavities or fixing other oral health problems.

Bring them in early
To help get your kids on the right oral health track, you should bring them to a dentist when they get their first tooth or have their first birthday. Schedule an appointment with one of our skilled dentists after whichever event occurs first.

Make it fun
If you can make oral health fun for your kids, the chances of them doing great with it on their own rise exponentially. Reminding them of the rewards they get at our offices in Salina Dental Arts in Salina, Kansas, when they come in for checkups, and offering ones at your home, can do wonders to help out. If you need more ideas on how to make it fun, don’t hesitate to reach out to our staff today.

Teaching kids great oral health habits are important at a young age. We’ve seen it help countless times, which is why we recommend it so highly. To learn more, or to make an appointment, call us today at 785-823-2472. Drs. Jason Barth, C.A. Ritter, Kerry Carlson, and Maria Wittman are here for your family’s health smiles!