Ladan Vakili, DMD

Childhood Nutrition and Its Impact on Dental Health

Childhood Nutrition and Its Impact on Dental Health Good oral hygiene habits are the foundations of dental health for children, but good nutrition is also crucial. Keeping teeth healthy and strong requires the proper nutrients to strengthen them and help protect against decay. Kids should also avoid some foods to prevent cavities and gum disease. […]

Teaching Kids Good Oral Hygiene Habits: A Guide for Parents

Teaching Kids Good Oral Hygiene Habits: A Guide for Parents Establishing good oral hygiene habits in your children can ensure they continue properly caring for their teeth as they grow older. Children who practice good dental care routines as toddlers are more likely to take care of their teeth properly as teens and into adulthood. […]

Children’s Dental Health Month

Children’s Dental Health Month Every year, the American Dental Association celebrates Children’s Dental Health Month in February. During these four weeks, dental professionals and educators focus on promoting the benefits of practicing good oral hygiene to children, parents, caregivers, teachers, and others. Dr. Vakili encourages involving the whole family in proper oral hygiene to make […]

What You Need to Know About Tooth Sensitivity in Children

What You Need to Know About Tooth Sensitivity in Children Although tooth sensitivity is more common in adults, children can also develop sensitivity to hot, cold, or pressure on the teeth. Tooth sensitivity may not be the same as a toothache caused by a cavity, but the conditions can overlap. Any time your child complains […]

Why Kids Should Smile

We are only as happy as our saddest child. Whether you believe that statement to be true or not, we can all agree that mothers want their sons to be happy. What father doesn’t love to see his daughter grinning? And what’s the universal indicator of a happy kid? A smile. If you knew the […]

Healthy Holiday Eating Guide for Kids

Healthy Holiday Eating Guide for Kids Holiday stress stats show that almost 70% of Americans feel short on time during the often chaotic, celebratory end-of-year stretch. And when we are rushed, stressed, and busy, our health—oral and overall—seems to be the first casualty. As parents, what are you doing to ensure your kids’ health is […]