Category Archives: HEALTH, FITNESS & BEAUTY

5 Parenting Hacks for Summer Sun Protection (That Also Work for Mom!)

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5 Parenting Hacks for Sun Protection (That Also Work for Mom!)


Any parent who’s ever tried to convince an impatient, dripping-wet child to wear a bucket hat…or to let you reapply their sunscreen knows the challenges that come with safeguarding kids’ skin. Even on cloudy days, there’s still no relief. Ultraviolet rays can cause sun damage before you’ve had a chance to blow up your pool floats! (And we LOVE our pool floats.) That’s why I am excited to share some parenting hacks for sun protection as we enter the hot, South Florida summer months ahead.

The Skin Cancer Foundation reports that more people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer annually than all other cancers combined. Even just a few sunburns can increase a person’s risk. And we certainly know how that goes in Boca Raton! On average, the likelihood of developing melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, doubles after more than five sunburns. Continue reading 5 Parenting Hacks for Summer Sun Protection (That Also Work for Mom!)

Finding the Right Dentist for Your Child with Special Needs

Patients with special needs are best defined as those who require special consideration due to physical, mental, emotional or behavioral impairment. Whatever impairment they face, it is likely to limit their day to day activities in some way. Healthcare for a child with special needs, in specific, requires specialized training as to not aggravate the person on the receiving end of any treatment.

A child with special needs faces a higher risk of contracting gum disease and tooth decay. This is exactly why good dental care is a very important part of your child’s health. Finding the right dentist for your child is what is going to ensure that they get the best possible care! Here are a few factors to take into consideration while looking for a dentist… Continue reading Finding the Right Dentist for Your Child with Special Needs

How to Overcome Your Child’s Sensory Issues While at the Dentist

Taking a child with SPD (Sensory Processing Disorders) to the dentist is not easy. But it isn’t impossible either.

Bright lights, strange noises, vibrations and new people?visiting the dentist is nothing less than sensory overload. This is often a cause of concern for parents who wish to take their child to the dentist. So they usually opt out of the appointment for as long as they can.

But a visit to the dentist is often inevitable for most families. So it’s important for you to come prepared to the clinic rather than scared.

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Boca Orthodontics Treatment as an Adult: Tech Advancements, the Truth Behind Smile Direct Club & More

So I had braces twice in my life. Once as a kid and once as a single adult woman living in New York City. It was glamorous, let me tell you…NOT. You don’t need to know all the details, but I had Invisalign (or the generic equivalent) on my top teeth and metal/ceramic braces on the bottom. And in 2019, I’m now considered “old school” by Boca orthodontics treatment professionals. Go figure.

But that’s okay by me! I like learning and honestly, I still have one tooth that bugs me. But after speaking to Dr. Marc Goldenberg of Goldenberg Orthodontics, I’m apparently not alone in my quest for perfect teeth. More and more adults are looking to improve their smiles! Continue reading Boca Orthodontics Treatment as an Adult: Tech Advancements, the Truth Behind Smile Direct Club & More