I work as a clerical assistant in a pediatric dental office, and I am commonly surprised by the number of children who are scared of the dentist. Many kids think that cleanings will be painful, and they believe they will be scolded for eating sugary foods. Children are also extremely frightful of the noises made by the water spraying tools and the suction devices. As adults, we know that dental cleanings are easy and free of pain. We need to impart this knowledge to our children so they know not to fear the dentist. I have provided blogs that will help you speak with your child about dental care. Good communication, trips to your own dentist, and online videos can assist you. So will good brushing techniques that will make your child proud to see the dentist. Enjoy my articles so you can help your child build oral care confidence.
15 February 2018
If you're thinking about getting braces but don't want to spend the next few years wearing them, then there might be a solution. Accelerated orthodontics can sometimes complete the dental treatment in a matter of months rather than years. If this dental procedure is right for you, you may only need to wear braces for a matter of months. This could be appealing to you if you're worried about discomfort or the braces affecting your professional or social life.
23 January 2018
Lingual braces are put on the back of teeth, unlike the more common style of braces that are placed on the front of teeth. If you don't want your teeth straightening mechanism to be visible, lingual braces are a good choice. However, lingual braces also have their complications, such as the following. Longer Dental Appointments The placement of lingual braces is not easy. The risk of bruising your gums, lining of the mouth, and tongue is rather high.
19 December 2017
Sometimes traveling is the most important event that is going on in your life. Whether you have to travel for work or if you are traveling for pleasure, being away means making arrangements for necessary business. Often, this means getting someone to check or forward your mail and figuring out where to park your car long term. Alongside regular business, you will also need to keep up with medical appointments. If you have Invisalign, you will need to continue to get the retainers changed as your teeth change.
20 November 2017
Did your dentist tell you at your last appointment that you need a dental crown? If you currently do not have any dental crowns in your mouth, you might not know exactly what this is or why you need it. Here are several things to understand about dental crowns if your dentist tells you that you need one. What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a common dental product, and most crowns are made of porcelain; however, there are other types as well.
23 October 2017
Losing a back tooth does not seem as big of a deal as losing a front one. However, the back tooth is far more important than you might realize. If you have a tooth missing in the back, here is what you need to know. Why Are the Back Teeth Important? Most people will do everything possible to make sure a front tooth is replaced. With a back tooth though, there is not as much urgency.