Jacksonville Pediatricians Blog

5 Ways to Make Brushing Teeth More Fun for Your Child

5 Ways to Make Brushing Teeth More Fun for Your Child

Here’s a statistic that might set your teeth on edge: One-third of children don’t brush their teeth every day. That’s one in three. It’s no wonder, then, that tooth decay is one of the most common diseases among children in the United States — five times more common as asthma, in fact. American dentists call… Continue Reading

FAQ From American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Parents often come to us with questions about their baby’s dental health, from what they should use to clean their teeth, when they should take them to the dentist for their first visit, and the difference between a pediatric dentist and a family dentist. Here’s a great FAQ article from The American Academy of Pediatric… Continue Reading

Top Parenting Goals for the New Year

Top Parenting Goals for the New Year

New Year’s resolutions can be tough, especially when they involve parenting, but that doesn’t need to be the case. Here are a few simple goals that will help you stay focused and keep your family on the right track for 2019.   Take a CPR Class One of the best ways to be a more effective… Continue Reading

7 Common Sense Lessons for Parents from Dr. Benitez

7 Common Sense Lessons for Parents from Dr. Benitez

When expectant moms ask what they need to do once their babies are home, Dr. Benitez tells them that newborns need four things: to be fed, to be clean, to be warm and to be loved. As babies grow, however, their needs change and expand. Children’s and older kids’ needs include the following: 1. Provide Nutritious Food and Limit Snacks While… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy This School Year

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy This School Year

Returning to school is an exciting time for kids. They get to see old friends and make new ones while picking up new skills. But school is a place where children can pick up germs and share them, too. That’s why it’s essential to help your children by guiding them and helping them establish healthy… Continue Reading

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If you feel your child is experiencing a life-threatening event, immediately call 911.