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Helping Kids Slay Their Fear of the Dentist

Dental anxiety is real, studies show. But those twice-annual visits don't have to be so scary. A local dentist offers tips to help kids conquer that dental 'dragon.'

10 Scariest Foods & Drinks for Kids’ Teeth

Delta Dental offers information on the worst offenders.

Top Children’s Orthodontists in Southeast Michigan

Our readers named these metro Detroit orthodontists the best orthodontists around. Find orthodontists nearby if you're looking to get your child braces.

Should You Hold Off on Early Dental Visits for Your Child?

A local pediatric dentist discusses recent findings that say you should wait until your child is 2. Read on to find out more.

Wisdom Teeth 101

Why are these molars such a pain for so many kids? Learn about the name, why they're pesky, and when they should be removed, if at all.

Finding the Right Dentist for Kids with Special Needs

Local pediatric dentist and special needs mom shares important tips for finding dental care for special needs children.

How to Stop Grinding Teeth at Night

More than a third of children grind their teeth while they sleep. Wondering how to stop grinding teeth at night? Get information here.

Using a Retainer Instead of Braces

What does a retainer cost, what are the types of retainers and when should children use them? A local orthodontist weighs in.

Tips on Dental Care for Kids and Babies

Kids should visit the dentist by age 1, but there's plenty you can do to care for their teeth before that. Read local advice on early dental care.

Best Family and Kids' Dentists in Southeast Michigan

Find a family or pediatric dentist to care for your child's teeth. Browse this list of children's dentists in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.

Dental Sealants for Kids’ Teeth

Brushing and flossing aren't always enough to prevent food and plaque from reaching a kid's molars. Here's why dental sealants might be good for your kid.

Fluoride Treatment for Kids: What Parents Should Know

What is fluoride? Get the fluoride facts here and find out why drinking water is one of the best ways to fight tooth decay.