Remember that old iconic image of a loose tooth being pulled by a string tied to a doorknob? Slam! Problem solved. Fortunately, there’s a much easier and gentler way to help children when they have a loose baby tooth. Why baby teeth loosen and fall out Children generally loose their baby teeth between the ages […]
What To Do About a Loose Baby Tooth?
5 Tooth Fairy Books to Read With Your Child
Move over princesses and dinosaurs—Tooth Fairy books are the new stars in town. Why? Parents have a lot to deal with when it comes to teaching kids about the importance of good oral hygiene and the magical being who takes lost baby teeth in exchange for money or trinkets. We’ve rounded up 5 of our […]
What To Tell Your Kids When The Tooth Fairy Forgets To Visit
The Tooth Fairy visits nearly nine in 10 homes of children who have lost a tooth, but she is not always diligent. Over half (56%) of parents say she has forgotten to visit their home in the past. Perhaps this is because she typically has just one assistant – 70% of parents say moms are […]
DIY: Tooth Fairy Bottle
Celebrate everyone’s favorite tooth-collector with this DIY Tooth Fairy Bottle: Once you make your magical tooth holder, explore our other Tooth Fairy resources: History of the Tooth Fairy Tooth Fairy Games and Coloring Pages Tooth Fairy Gift Ideas
4 Ways to Celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day
Here at Delta Dental, the Tooth Fairy’s a bit of a celebrity. We get pretty excited when National Tooth Fairy Day nears because we get to celebrate our favorite tooth-collector. Looking for a way to honor this fabulous fairy? Here are 4 fun ways to celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day with your kids: Gather the […]
5 Books to Read to Your Kids to Make Them Smile
National Library Week is the perfect opportunity to visit your local library and teach your child the wonders of reading. Books can transform a dull day into a day filled with adventure and excitement. This week, take a moment to sit down and read with your child. Here are 5 books that will make your […]
Tooth Fairy Loosens Her Purse Strings in 2013
The Tooth Fairy was a lot more generous in 2013 than the year before, with the going rate for a lost baby tooth rising more than 44% from 2012 levels. The average gift for a lost baby tooth last year was $3.50, up $1.08 from the prior year, according to The Original Tooth Fairy Poll®. […]
National Tooth Fairy Day: What’s the Going Rate for a Lost Tooth?
What do you do when your child starts showing off his wiggling tooth? Don’t even think about ignoring it! Your little one already knows about the money, the gifts and the Tooth Fairy, thanks to his friends and the popular film Rise of the Guardians. As a child, you may have received 25 cents for […]
7 Oral Health Books to Read to Your Child
“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”— Emilie Buchwald Reading to your child feeds their imagination and contributes to a deeper understanding of the world. Many children’s books are made to teach a lesson, so it’s smart when parents put some thought into the books they choose for their children. In that […]
Interview with the Tooth Fairy
We get a lot of questions from curious children about the Tooth Fairy. Given our role in keeping the mouths of Arizonans healthy, we’ve got access to the Tooth Fairy (and her helpers) that normal people don’t. Recently, the Tooth Fairy sat down with us to talk about Tooth Fairy fashion and castle cleaning tips.