Little Grins News

Tips for Infant and Toddler Teeth Brushing

June 15, 2015 | Posted in baby, brushing, dental info, education, how to, infant, toddler

Finding it a bit tricky to get your child's teeth properly brushed?  Dr. Craig and his kids, Carina and Callen, shot a live segment showing some tools and tricks to help get the job done!

Video: Tips for teething and what a dental exam looks like for a 12 month old

June 15, 2015 | Posted in baby, dental info, education, exam, teething, video

Dr. Craig and his son, Callen, star in this video about ways to make the teething process more comfortable.  It also shows how a first dental exam is typically done for babies around 12 months of age.  

Win a Nabi 2 Tablet!

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Giveaway, Little Grinners Club

This Quarter's Little Grinners Club Giveaway is a Nabi 2 Tablet just like the ones we have in our back yard (waiting area).  There are lots of ways to earn entries to win:

- Refer your friends to Little Grins Dental! (one entry for each new patient we see in our office prior to the drawing date) - Write a Google Review  - Write a review on our Facebook page (under the reviews section on the right s… Continue Reading

8 Ideas to Make Brushing Easy and Fun

February 3, 2014 | Posted in Dental Info, Education

Does tooth brushing time feel like a minty-fresh form of torture at your house? Check out our tips to make taking care of those little grins easier for everyone involved:

Use a timer. Whether it’s an hourglass style sand timer that you get from your dentist, a stop watch, or a kitchen timer, set it for two minutes to help make sure that everyone (even mom and dad) is brushing long enough. Stick ‘e… Continue Reading

DIY Teething Survival Kit

December 17, 2013 | Posted in baby, education, teething

Need a unique and INCREDIBLY useful gift for a baby or new mom?  We are sharing one of our favorite things - a Teething Survival Kit.  You can easily put this cute gift together.  Here are the "ingredients' and why they are included:

A teether We love the Octo Brush. It is a combo teether/toothbrush with lots of different textures on it. It will help baby soothe those achy gums, help teeth erupt, … Continue Reading

Tooth Fairy Traditions

December 2, 2013 | Posted in kids, tooth fairy

Every birthday brings new milestones. Around the 6th birthday, most children lose their first tooth. Here in America, that lost tooth means that it’s time for a visit from the Tooth Fairy! If you’d like to create some Tooth Fairy traditions, we have some ideas and resources to get you started:

A Tooth Record: Use a tooth chart to record which tooth was lost, along with the when, where, and how deta… Continue Reading

Who Created the Murals at Little Grins?

November 12, 2013 | Posted in Our Friends, Our Office

Our favorite muralist, Sherri Davis, did!  Watch the video below to see her create the airplane that flies through the air in our back yard waiting area.  

Take a Tour of our Play Gym!

October 6, 2013 | Posted in Our Office, kids, tour

Two of our Little Grinners, Carina and Callen, give you an inside look at the fun-ness of our play gym.

5 Foods for Oral Health

September 17, 2013 | Posted in Dental Info, Education

We all know that brushing, flossing, and staying away from sugary foods helps to keep our teeth healthy, but did you know that there are certain foods that can help make your mouth healthier?

1. Cheese - There’s a reason why we say, “Cheese!” when we show off our smile for a photo. Cheese contains calcium, phosphorus, and casein, all of which can help keep our tooth enamel strong. Cheese is also lo… Continue Reading

Ozark School District Oral-B Toothbrush Giveaway

July 30, 2013 | Posted in Education, Giveaway

Hello Ozark Educators!  Thank you for stopping by our booth.  Enter to win the Oral-B Toothbrush below. There are multiple ways to earn entries, which means multiple chances to win.  Good luck!

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