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The Importance of Children’s Dentistry

August 28, 2017

Filed under: Children's Dentistry — atriumfamily @ 6:54 pm

Boy in dental chairJust because you love your dentist does not mean that they are trained to address children’s dentistry. In fact, the importance of children’s dentistry from a trained pediatric dentist in New Lenox cannot be exaggerated when it comes to the health of your child. Here’s why:

Benefits of Children’s Dentistry

September 26, 2016

Filed under: Children's Dentistry — Tags: , — atriumfamily @ 12:00 pm

Most parents are well aware that the key benefits of children’s dentistry include that it sets kids up for a lifetime of healthy dental habits. This is a significant thing to provide to kids. After all, we now know that overall health and wellbeing tends to related directly to the health and wellbeing of our teeth and gums. This is why we offer families at Atrium Family Dental in New Lenox, IL a full array of children’s dentistry services.

3 Tooth Fairy Ideas. #NationalToothFairyDay (August 22)

August 22, 2016

Today is National Tooth Fairy Day.  Here are 3 clever ideas for you to reference, should you need to help her out in a pinch.  Sometimes she has worked very hard during the day, and is exhausted by the time your little one goes to sleep:)

1. Sparkly money.  Who wouldn’t like to receive money from the Tooth Fairy?  That is what is expected anyway, isn’t it?  Run to the dollar store or your nearest drugstore for a small bit of glitter and glue, and help the Tooth Fairy out! Your little one will be delighted with this treasure find!

Children’s Dentistry

May 16, 2016

Filed under: Children's Dentistry — Tags: — atriumfamily @ 12:00 pm

There is that saying that tells us “the sooner, the better” for an array of different issues, and at Atrium Family Dental in New Lenox, IL we agree. Especially when it comes to pediatric dentistry. The sooner you can introduce your children to the idea of dentistry, the better it will be for everyone involved. Dr. Shane Sudman provides our youngest patients with very positive experiences of children’s dentistry and enables them to get started on a lifetime of good oral health.

Help Your Kids Choose Healthy Snacks for Their Dental Health

February 28, 2016

Filed under: Children's Dentistry,Health — atriumfamily @ 10:37 pm

We need to promote healthy snacks for good dental health to our kids.  As a parent, it’s hard to have healthy snacks on hand that your kids will actually eat.  Usually they want a bag of chips or cookies that we all know are in the pantry.  They are easy to grab, so for busy moms and dads, it’s easy on us.  We don’t have to do any prep work, and the kids can go on their merry way.

This week, why not try something new?  Cut up 10 carrots.  I know, peeling and chopping…but only do it once for the week.  Put the carrot sticks in the fridge, in a food storage bag.  When the kids want a snack, offer those. Not a fan of carrots?  Try grabbing a bag of clementines at the grocery.  Small, easy enough for a youngster to peel on their own. Or, a bag of pretzels offered with small individual cups of peanut butter can be a winner.  Change up your snacking this week, and help your kids learn about the importance of keeping those chompers healthy!

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