Steps to take as your child’s teeth develop

Development of kids teeth Child development is obviously important. Whilst walking and talking are usually the highest priorities for development, there is a smaller aspect that shouldn’t be overlooked: a child’s teeth. I recently heard the shocking statistic that 75% of all kids have some sort of dental issue when their adult teeth come in.…

Tooth friendly snacks for kids

Healthy Snacks for Kids That Are Good for Their Teeth When it comes to snacking, our children are pro’s. They can turn almost anything into a snack and in their minds, if it tastes good, it is good for them. As parents, we know better and we want what’s best for our children. Research has…

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Your child’s toothbrush: how old is too old?

Choosing the right toothbrush for your child’s age We are sometimes asked “What is the maximum age for our Buddies toothbrush?” It may seem surprising that this isn’t an easy question to answer. That’s because the right answer is dependent upon so many different things. It is much easier to determine a minimum age as…

Smart snacking for healthy teeth

Smart snacking for healthy teeth It’s January and as ever at this time of year, the media inundate us with all sorts of conflicting dietary advice. Wonder diets, no-sugar, low-or no-carb, super foods, anti-snacking…The same is true for advice about what and how parents should feed their kids. I always think that the best advice…

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Parenting in progress

I have just returned from a weekend reunion with the ‘girls’ I shared a house with during our university years. Of course we are no longer girls and we shared much more than just a roof over our heads during that time.   We have seen each other through years of building careers, businesses https://www.buddiestoothpaste.com,…

Encourage Kids to brush teeth

How To Encourage Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

Children often just don’t care about personal hygiene. They love nothing more than getting as dirty as possible, wearing stains like trophies of a successful day spent adventuring. While clothes and skin can be easily cleaned, the stains in teeth can lead to cavities and tooth decay, and so convincing your kids of the importance of oral hygiene is a vital skill they will carry with them throughout their lives.