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.
4 June 2021
Many people are so fearful of going to the dentist that they put off dental procedures for far too long. In most cases, prompt attention to minor dental issues can prevent the problems from getting worse. You don't have to put off needed dental appointments because of anxiety. Read below and find out what types of help could make a difference for you. Anxiety Can Be Crippling When it comes to nervousness, the cause can be specific or general.
23 April 2021
One of the best ways to treat dental problems is to avoid them in the first place. Preventative dental care is designed to keep the teeth and gums healthy throughout life and help treat any dental problems while they are in their earliest stages. These four preventative dental care services can be administered by your dentist to help ensure better dental health for you. Cavity Checks When you visit your dentist's office for a teeth cleaning, the dentist will usually check for cavities before or after the hygienist performs your cleaning.
27 January 2021
A lot of people believe that visiting a dentist is something that you only do when you need to care for your natural teeth. However, it is also recommended to see a dental expert when you have dentures. Your dentures might also suffer the same wear and tear that natural teeth do. When you make it a habit to visit a dental health professional regularly, you can maintain your teeth's condition and protect your gums from injuries and other complications.
27 January 2021
There's a lot to be excited about when raising a child. From the baby's first steps to their first spoken words, parents look forward to these milestones. However, the growth of permanent teeth often confuses the parent and child. Some parents remove their children's primary teeth too early, while others let them grow on top of each other. Primary teeth start showing at about 6 months. These teeth are softer, more delicate, and only serve a temporary role.
4 December 2020
If you are a new member of your dental office's auxiliary staff — such as an assistant, receptionist, hygienists, etc. — you may be surprised to learn that you have a lot of say when it comes to the office's medical supplies. While your dentist may have their preferred products, one of your duties may be purchasing and restocking inventory. Here are four ways to save costs for your office while still getting high-quality medical supplies.