Teaching Your Children About the Dentist
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Teaching Your Children About the Dentist

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.

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  • Loose Dental Implants - How Do They Loosen And How Can The Problem Be Fixed?

    29 November 2016

    Dental implants are often quite successful in permanently replacing missing teeth in an aesthetically pleasing way. Even though success rates are as high as 98%, you may experience some difficulties as the implant ages. A loose implant tooth is one of these problems. Keep reading to learn about this problem and how it can be fixed. Why Does A Dental Implant Loosen? Dental implants are permanently secured devices, but they are not made from a singular solid device.

  • 2 Essential Oils to Ease Swelling after Getting Facial Botox

    9 November 2016

    As you get older, your skin will sag and the lines around your eyes will become more apparent. Facial Botox is designed to temporarily improve the appearance of your skin and smooth out any lines. While the procedure is typically painless, it can result in some swelling and inflammation. The swelling will make the injection area appear red for the first few hours or even days following the procedure. While this appearance is only temporary, you may still be interested in getting rid of it as quickly as possible.

  • The Complex Connection Between Blood Pressure And Infected Teeth (And How Dental Implants Can Help)

    21 October 2016

    The human body is a complex system, and a variety of things are connected that you wouldn't expect. For example, blood pressure and infected teeth: these two problems are actually highly interconnected, which makes understanding how to treat both important. How They Are Connected When your teeth get infected (or abscessed), a variety of problems will start affecting your body. A variety of toxins will be released into your blood stream.

  • Understanding Dry Mouth Symptoms And Resolutions

    3 October 2016

    If your mouth isn't producing enough saliva to keep it from drying out, you may struggle with an uncomfortable dry feeling and problems with bacteria. The good news is that there are many ways to treat the problem. In order to find an effective treatment, you need to understand the root cause of the symptoms. What's Causing Your Dry Mouth? Here are a few common causes of dry mouth symptoms:

  • Unexplained Cavities? Why Your Diet And Brushing Habits May Not Be To Blame

    14 September 2016

    Your dentist has probably explained to you the basics of how cavities form in your teeth. There are bacteria that live in your mouth that convert the sugars you eat to acids, and when those acids sit on your teeth for too long, they wear away your enamel, leading to cavities. Acidic foods don't even need to be converted – they can wear away the enamel directly. You can reduce your risk of cavities by reducing the exposure your teeth have to sugary or acidic food and brushing away food particles and bacteria.