A dental X-Ray is an important tool used by pediatric dentists to assess the health of your child’s mouth and identify problematic conditions. These machines produce detailed images that can reveal cavities or impacted teeth, meaning they are an essential tool in your child’s oral health defense. In this post, we’ll take you through why X-Rays for children are needed and why they are safe to undergo. Let’s get going.
Toothpaste and teeth cleaning are so common for us all that sometimes we may miss what we use to brush and how we undergo cleaning. For children, the choice of toothpaste is important as the ingredients in your little ones’ favored toothpaste may affect health. In this post, we’ll take you through what you’ll find in your child’s toothpaste. You’ll understand the basics in no time. Let’s get going.
A toothbrush and the toothpaste used are important factors in your child’s oral health routine. There are specific sizes to consider when choosing. Getting the right toothbrush and toothpaste is key in keeping nasties away. In this post, we’ll take you through why your child needs the correct toothbrush and toothpaste size for their age. Let’s get cracking.
Tongue-tie can cause problems for those who have it. It’s a condition present at birth that restricts the tongue range of motion and may interfere with breastfeeding or how someone eats, speaks, and swallows. In some cases, surgery is required to correct this problem but in other instances, it might not be problematic enough to require correction. In this post, we’ll take you through the 3 basic facts of tongue-tie known as Ankyloglossia. Let’s get going.
It is estimated that 15% of Americans living with type 1 diabetes are children, according to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. More and more children also have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes though. In this post, we’ll take you through Children’s Tooth Decay & Diabetes. Let’s get looking.
Dry mouth or ‘Xerostomia’ can be frustrating, but it is very common. It’s not contagious and there are ways to avoid the symptoms of dry mouth through various lifestyle choices like drinking more water or chewing sugarless gum. Read on and learn why your child has dry mouth or Xerostomia and what they can do to avoid it.
Your child’s gums may be a little sensitive from time to time, but if you notice their gums bleed regularly and often look red or inflamed that is an important sign. Your child’s mouth should have pinkish-coloured gum tissue with no other colouration present in order for your kid’s dental health to stay strong.
Everyone knows that our teeth play a big role in how we eat, speak and smile. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the maintenance of them since tooth brushing is not always on the mind throughout the day.
What kind of training do pediatric dentists need? Any dental expert can treat a child as long as they hold their general dentistry license. To become a specialist in the field, they will need additional training as well as more education. There are other steps that must be taken as well. It takes quite a bit of training in pediatric dentistry including treatment, education, and the right combination of skills and temperament. In this post, we’ll take you through what training it takes to be a good pediatric dentist. Let’s get learning!
Signs of a top-quality dentist. When you first look for a family dental care provider for your children’s and teenager’s oral health, there are probably many to choose from in your area. Getting recommendations from family, friends, and reading to find good dentist reviews can help may the initial choice. But you need a more concrete way of determining if you found a top-quality dentist or not. In this post, we’ll take you through the 9 Signs of a Top-Quality Dentist. Let’s get cracking.
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