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Healthy Smiles for a Happier Summer

Summer vacation is the most fun time of year for most kids – and for good reason! Maybe all the video gaming, staying up late, snacking on junk food, and hanging with friends has something to do with it. Not to be neglected, however, are some other faithful friends you desperately need long after the sun-soaked days of summer are over. Who are they? Your teeth, of course!


Don’t Let the Summer Fun Affect your Child’s Teeth

Enjoying camping trips and toasting marshmallows with friends is what summer vacation is all about, right? But crawling into a sleeping bag without the usual teeth brushing and flossing can take its toll on your children’s teeth over time.

The new school year is like a clean slate just waiting to be filled with good memories, as it offers plenty of opportunities for growth and adventure. We want to remind you of the importance of healthy teeth by booking your professional teeth cleaning and checkup for your children — before the rush of the new school year is upon us.

Healthy teeth do so much more than provide your child with an opportunity to show off their smile for their school photo. They enable your child to be more confident, allow for easier social development, and help to promote good health. That’s a much more appealing alternative than being self-conscious about their grin, coping with the discomfort of cavities, and missing days of school from pain and infection associated with tooth decay.

The good news is …

Tooth decay and other oral health issues experienced by children are by and large preventable. It all starts with proper brushing and flossing at home and continues with regular visits to the dentist. That’s where Dr. Pyle comes in! Dr. Pyle is on a mission to constantly look for “new and improved” ways to provide the utmost care for your child, all while maximizing their comfort. Check out these patient testimonials to learn just how much he’s changes people’s lives.

“If you are looking for a dentist, I highly recommend Dr. Pyle! He takes good care of me and my family and I know he will do the same for you!” – J.Sykes

Avoid allowing the hectic routine of summer vacation to become detrimental to your oral health routine. Do your best to help your kids understand the importance of maintaining a healthy smile, and make brushing and flossing fun along the way. As always, our dental practice is here to help with any advice that you need. We are also proud to offer a wide range of products to help your child clean their teeth more easily and efficiently than ever before!

You can even make flossing fun for your kids with AirFloss! Check out the video:

Embrace the summer months and upcoming school year by visiting Dr. Greg Pyle, the people’s preferred dentist in Muncie, to keep your family’s smiles happy and healthy. We’ve created a kid-friendly environment that helps ensure your child’s visit to our dental office is not only positive, but awesome! What are you waiting for? Book that summer checkup today. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Do you have any questions about how to get the best oral health for children? We can help! Please leave a comment below.

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