healthy eating

Food Fight | Getting Kids to Eat Better

Is it a struggle getting your children to eat better? You’re not alone. At some point, most parents have experienced the all-too-real challenge of a child who won’t cooperate during meal times. “I’m allergic to [insert whatever meal you just spent an hour preparing here]!” “I don’t like it.” “I’m full.” “I don’t like these […]

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Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up Tips for Parents

Every busy parent understands just how hard it can be to maintain a clean, organized home. Always happy to pick up tips wherever I can, I was revitalized when I read the book (and then saw the Netflix original series) Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, and I wanted to share some valuable tips with parents. […]

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COVID-19 Practice Update

On Monday March 22, 2020 Governor Gregg Abbott issued an executive order. The order required dentists to delay all non-emergent treatment until midnight April 30, 2020. The American Dental Association has also recommended that dental offices nationwide should postpone all non-emergent dental visits and routine care appointments to control the spread of the Coronavirus. If […]

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Sugar vs Artificial Sweeteners

You’re a health-conscious shopper. When choosing healthy snacks for the kids, you’ll pick up that yogurt container and take a look at the nutrition label. Low in calories and added sugar? Check. And so that yogurt finds a home in your shopping cart. But you may have overlooked something. We all understand that most “diet” […]

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Give Kids a Smile with Fluoride

  For most people, February means chocolates and roses. For a pediatric dentist, February is special because it is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM). This month is a time we dedicate to educating families about pediatric dental hygiene. This year, the NCDHM slogan is “Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap!” […]

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