Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County I & II
Commack (631) 486-6364
Medford (631) 320-0880

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Have you finished up all of your holiday shopping? If not, below are a few ideas for tooth-friendly stocking stuffers that your little ones will be sure to love this Christmas!

Sugar-Free Gum: The holiday season, more so than any other time of the year is filled with sugary treats and drinks. If your child should ask for a piece of gum, be sure to stuff their stocking full of sugar-free gum! Sugar-free gum after a meal is actually a good thing! It helps release saliva and dislodge any food that may be stuck in the mouth!

Flavored Floss: It’s extremely important that your children are brushing and flossing for 2 minutes, 2 times a day. Encourage flossing by popping some flavored floss in their stocking this year! This may give them a reason to be excited for brushing.

Flavored Toothpaste: Along with flavored floss, flavored toothpaste is a great way to get your kids to the sink to brush! There are several options for flavored toothpaste available at your local store nowadays that will be a perfect addition to any stocking.

Toothbrush: There is no such thing as too many toothbrushes! Another great way to change your child’s attitude about brushing is to provide them with a fun toothbrush this Christmas! There are plenty of colors to choose from along with character brushes such as Dora The Explorer and Spongebob!

If you have any questions about your child’s oral health, we encourage you to give us a call at either our Medford or Commack location. You can also find further information about our practice on our website