My wife discovered the Justin Bieber singing toothbrush last week. The toothbrush plays a Justin Bieber song for two minutes which is the amount of time that is typically recommended for brushing your teeth. Each brush has two buttons, one for the morning brushing and one for a bedtime brushing. The Justin […]
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Parents frequently ask me when their young child should first see the dentist. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that children be seen shortly after their first tooth erupts and no later than their first birthday. As any parent knows, many babies and toddlers are not ready to cooperate with […]
Video of O’Fallon, MO dentist Dr. Edward Logan answering the question, “When is it too early to lose a baby tooth?” This video was taken at a MOPS meeting with some active children in the background. If you have difficulty hearing Dr. Logan on the video, a summary of his answer appears below.
Many parents […]
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What Should I Expect at My Child’s First Dental Appointment?
The answer to this question greatly depends on the age of your child. Most dentists recommend a child begin seeing a dentist for regular check-ups around the age of two. At this age there is very little dental practitioners […]
We had a great time at our first annual Halloween Candy Buy Back Event on November 2nd. Several area news stations had highlighted the efforts of the national organization and where to find information about local participating dentists. This allowed us to see many new people who came to donate candy, along with many of […]
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HALLOWEEN CANDY BUY BACK EVENT
When: Tuesday, November 2nd from
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Dr. Edward Logan’s Dental Office
9016 Phoenix Pkwy
O’Fallon, MO 63368
What: $1 per pound of new, unopened candy
Limit of five pounds per child and child must be present to collect.
Why: In an effort to support our troops and protect children from […]
This video by O’Fallon dentist, Dr. Edward Logan, highlights steps you can take to save a tooth that has been chipped or knocked out.
I am often reminded of a lecture I attended in dental school in which the instructor offered, “If you put a tooth in a glass of soda, the tooth will be gone in three weeks!” Though I have never attempted this experiment, it sounds like a nice science project for a young child. The […]
Seventy-five percent of all broken, lost, loosened, or chipped teeth occur in children under 15 years of age. Luckily, recent advances in dentistry make it more likely that these teeth can be repaired or saved. However, for the best results, parents must act quickly. Even if no visible tooth damage has occurred, when a child […]