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The First Dental Visit By His First Birthday And Other Scary Stories

Posted on Oct 12, 2012 in Dental News | 0 comments

So, you took your baby for that first dental visit, and he screamed and cried. As a good parent you will probably be thinking, ” maybe I should not bring him back again because it is just too traumatic?”. Dental visits are one of the top most fearful events for adults, and dentists are not popular in general. You want to protect your child from unpleasant experiences, as his parent, and this is understandable. When your child goes...

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What Should You Do After Your Child’s Dental Work is Completed?

Posted on May 8, 2012 in Dental News | 0 comments

By completing your child’s dental care you have put him on the road to having good general health. Dental decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood. Approximately 60% of children under the age of 5 years old experience decay in their primary teeth. Undiagnosed and untreated dental disease can lead to pain, weight loss, missed days of school and work, as well as, exacerbate existing upper respiratory diseases like asthma. Your...

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Dental Treatment For the Uncooperative Child

Posted on Mar 27, 2012 in Dental News | 0 comments

Once you have taken your child to the dentist you may be surprised to find out that he has tooth decay in his primary teeth, and that he needs to have treatment. Although the primary, or “baby”, teeth are going to fall out eventually it is important to eliminate dental disease because it is transferable to the permanent teeth. In additon to the effects it can have on the developing permanent teeth, decay can get progressively worse...

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How to Have A Cavity Free Baby

Posted on Feb 25, 2012 in Dental News | 0 comments

Dental visits are usually associated with many unpleasant emotions from mild anxiety to extreme fear for adults, so you probably could not imagine taking your baby to the dentist. Babies and children can have dental problems like tooth decay and gum disease. Poor oral hygiene and gum disease has been linked to heart disease , kidney disease and preterm labor. Tooth decay is the number one disease affecting children under the age of six years...

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The Dental Decay in the Mixed Dentition, Space Loss and Braces

Posted on Jun 21, 2011 in Dental News | 0 comments

Preventing dental disease is one of the primary focuses of pediatric dentistry. Catching tooth decay when it is small, will make treatment short and simple for your child. Instead of a large filling sometimes a preventive resin restoration, (PRR), can be performed, which usually does not require numbing your child because of its small size. Many people believe that treating tooth decay in young children is unnecessary because all of their teeth...

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Why do people snore?

Posted on Jun 14, 2011 in Dental News | 0 comments

Over 50 million people snore. Snoring not only affects the quality of sleep of an individual but it also affects the quality of sleep of the bed partners and other family members. Snoring is caused by the vibration of the soft palate and surrounding muscles which occurs during sleep when the airway is obstructed. Things that can obstruct the airway: Large tonsils Seasonal allergies Sinus infections Deviated septums Being overweight leading to...

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Coping with Baby’s Teething

Posted on May 24, 2011 in Dental News | 0 comments

Teething can present parents with the problem of trying to make their baby comfortable while her teeth erupt. Giving your baby a chilled teething ring can help soothe her gums. Massaging her gums with cool, clean wash cloth can also make her feel better. Avoid using topically applied products that contain benzocaine. Benzocaine is a topical pain reliever used in over the counter toothache products, which has been linked to a blood disorder that...

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