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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  • Potential Problems With Lingual Braces

    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.

  • Three Things To Remember When Dealing With Invisalign Changes While Traveling

    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.

  • 3 Questions You May Have About Dental Crowns If You Need One

    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.

  • Are Your Back Teeth Important?

    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.

  • 3 Tips To Prevent Dental Fillings From Falling Out

    28 September 2017

    If you have had a cavity, then your dentist might have repaired your tooth with a filling. Even though fillings are not usually designed to last forever, they can last for quite some time. If you're wondering if there is anything that you can do to help you prevent dental fillings from falling out, consider these tips. 1. Get It Done by the Right Dentist First of all, for best results from your fillings, you are going to want to have them done by the best dentist possible.