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Child Dental Care During The COVID-19 Crisis

Child Dental Care During The COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the population in a multitude of different ways. While sometimes it feels like the world has come to a complete standstill, your children’s dental health should still be a top priority. Your Child’s Dental Health During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has been a stressful time…
Benefits of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) for Dental Caries Management in Children

Benefits of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) for Dental Caries Management in Children

Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) is commonly used to treat cavities (caries) and prevent them from spreading and growing. This treatment is often used as an alternative to drilling, and is great for anyone who may feel uncomfortable with invasive dental instruments. As popular as SDF is, not many people know…
Our favorite 'Mouth Healthy' articles

Our favorite 'Mouth Healthy' articles

By ADA American Dental Association Nutrition tips for pregnancy Did you know that a baby’s teeth begin to develop between the third and sixth months of pregnancy? That’s why making smart food choices now can help set your child up to be Mouth Healthy for Life. During your pregnancy a…
Which Food and Drinks are Healthy for Children’s Teeth?

Which Food and Drinks are Healthy for Children’s Teeth?

Nutrition and dental health are exceptionally important factors in your child’s overall wellbeing. While the right toothbrush, correct brushing technique and daily flossing are vital in a child’s oral care routine, healthy eating habits also play an essential role. Here at Wiggly Teeth, specialised children dental practitioners in Pretoria, we…
Teething toddler & what to do about it

Teething toddler & what to do about it

“The only constant is change” – Heraclitus of Ephesus. Becoming a parent comes with a lifetime of changes and unexpected twists. The little human that’s in your care is on a continuous growth journey and they’ll need you to understand the discomfort it comes with often. Ask any parent about…
3 Handy Suggestions To Help Your Kids Overcome Their Fear of the Dentist

3 Handy Suggestions To Help Your Kids Overcome Their Fear of the Dentist

Every parent has a story to tell whenever they need to bring their children to the dentist. Almost, if not all, kids would do everything in their power to resist their parents when they need to visit a dentist. As a result, tempers will flare and you will have to deal…
Sesame Street: Healthy Teeth, Healthy Me: Brushy Brush

Sesame Street: Healthy Teeth, Healthy Me: Brushy Brush

Elmo is joined by families and some of his celebrity friends including Bruno Mars, David Hyde Pierce, Nicole Kidman, Amy Ryan, Wendy Williams, Jay Sean, Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber as he sings a song about the importance of brushing your teeth as part of Sesame Street’s newest oral health…
Preparing your child for their first time at the dentist

Preparing your child for their first time at the dentist

So, you’ve booked that appointment! If you are slightly or majorly “dentalphobic” you start getting a little nervous. Will my child be ok? Will it be painful? Maybe I should let my baby know everything will be fine and so on and so forth. Here are a few things you…
Why General Anesthetic is a valuable avenue for Pediatric Dentistry

Why General Anesthetic is a valuable avenue for Pediatric Dentistry

Why General Anesthetic is a valuable avenue for Pediatric Dentistry as a parent, you have the responsibility of taking your kids to the dentist. If you start very early, chances are they might not have any problems with their teeth and they would only be visiting the dentist for check up and cleanings. This…
About Teeth for Kids

About Teeth for Kids

Animated cartoon video explains all about human teeth .A nice lesson for children teaching about types & work of teeth in human body.