Children's Dentistry Archives - Corbet Locke D.D.S. Corbet Locke D.D.S. in Woodway
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What Can You Give Kids this Halloween Besides Candy?

added on: October 18, 2016

Do you love greeting Trick-or-Treaters at your door, each Halloween, but hate the idea of spending yet another year handing out candy that could ultimately be bad for their smiles? Since plaque bacteria feed on sugar, too much sugar can greatly increase a kid’s likelihood of developing dental cavities. Fortunately, there actually are some fun… Read More

added on: August 4, 2016

For parents, fall means the kids go back to school, but that they do as well. From daily drop offs, to meetings with teachers, band banquets, football games and a whole host of other activities, when summer break is over many family’s schedules kick into high gear. With so much busyness it can be all-too-easy… Read More

added on: July 1, 2016

As a parent, you have a lot of responsibilities vying for your time, but few are probably as important to you as helping to raise happy and healthy kids. In fact, you probably take great care to help them form healthy habits, from eating non-fried vegetables and drinking plenty of water to being active each… Read More

added on: June 8, 2016

Whatever your plans for this summer include, chances are both you and your children will try to enjoy the more relaxed schedule that they are afforded during their break from school. You may even have taken off time from work to make some priceless memories as a family. Whether your vacation time will lead you… Read More

added on: January 14, 2013

Did you know that a short stroll in the sun helps your body fight cavities? Not only does the fresh air feel nice, but the sun’s UV rays allow our bodies to absorb vitamin D. In addition to providing an array of health benefits, vitamin D helps protect teeth from dental problems, such as tooth… Read More

added on: September 21, 2012

Although there are generalities of “normal,” no two people are alike when it comes to development and health. As a family dentist, Dr. Corbet Locke sees patients of all ages with a variety of dental needs. As a pediatric dentist serving the children of central Texas—specifically in the Waco area—Dr. Locke treats young dental patients… Read More

added on: August 14, 2012

A study conducted last spring by the Center for Disease Control indicates a sharp rise in tooth decay among children, especially those without access to regular dental care. Though many people may not consider cavities a disease, it remains the number one chronic disease among children in America. New research now suggests that the phenomena… Read More