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.
18 August 2022
Back-to-school season brings a long list of things that need to be done like clothes shopping and a trip to the local discount or stationery store for various school supplies. Somewhere along the way, you might also pick up a lunch box in anticipation of packing your child a lunch every school day. But when packing that lunch for optimal nutritional value it's a good idea to remember your child's dental health as well.
8 July 2022
DIY teeth whitening has become a widespread practice. While some people get desirable results, it's not entirely safe. Even though DIY methods are cheaper, you should consider getting professional teeth whitening instead. Better Teeth Whitening Treatment There is a reason why people don't get incredible results when they use over-the-counter teeth whitening products. Most of these products are substandard, which explains why they are cheaper. Cosmetic dentists are the only people who have exclusive access to legitimate and safe teeth whitening treatment products.
7 June 2022
A dental bridge is an efficient and almost unassuming way to replace multiple missing teeth. Say you're missing the left premolar and first molar from your lower set of teeth. The intact teeth on either side of the gap will be fitted with dental crowns and clasps. Then, the bridge (which is a string of prosthetic teeth that will replace your missing teeth) is connected to these intact, crowned teeth. The gap has been bridged.
26 April 2022
If your dentist has suggested a dental crown to you, chances are you have multiple questions about the treatment. And considering that these crowns will be fitted into your mouth, it's only right that you be fully aware of what will be happening. Below are answers to some questions about dental crowns. What Is a Dental Crown? A dental crown is a dental cap that a dentist places over a tooth to rebuild it to normal size, shape, strength, and function.
17 March 2022
Most people these days know what dental implants are. They're false teeth that replace not only the missing tooth crown, but also the root of the tooth. If you lose a tooth, most dentists now recommend replacing it with an implant, if possible. However, as common as implants are, some of the information that gets tossed around about them is not all that factual. Here are some misconceptions about dental implants that are surprisingly common.