Six Mistakes That Make It More Difficult to Get Kids to Cooperate with Dentist Appointments

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Regularly visiting the dentist is essential for establishing good dental health and oral hygiene practices in your child. However, some parents struggle with children who are frightened of dentist appointments or don't want to go for some other reason.  Parents sometimes make mistakes that dissuade their children from complying with their dentist's recommended appointment schedule. The following are six mistakes you can avoid as a parent to ensure that your children don't protest about dentist appointments:

26 February 2019

3 Signs Your Child May Require Orthodontic Care

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As a parent, you want the best for your child. Therefore, you most likely make sure they brush, floss, and visit the dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings. During one of these checkups, your child's dentist may recommend a consultation with an orthodontist. Even if you feel your child is too young for braces, many children can benefit from orthodontic care. As a matter of fact, most experts believe an orthodontic consultation is imperative for children no later than 7 years of age.

27 January 2019

Dental Straightening Options Without The Use Of Metal Braces

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If you are looking for a tooth straightening method that does not involve unsightly metal braces, then there are some options available. While clear plastic aligners are best for some, they are a bit expensive for individuals on a budget. Fortunately, there are a few other choices. Ceramic Braces The large metal brackets that attach to the teeth are typically the parts of the metal braces that are the most aesthetically unappealing.

29 December 2018

Faqs Of Amalgam Fillings

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Do you need to go into the dentist for a filling? You may have a choice between an amalgam (silver) filling or a composite filling. Many people opt for silver, since it is durable and affordable. Here are some questions you may have about amalgam tooth fillings. Are They Safe? Amalgam fillings do have trace amounts of mercury, so people wonder if they are safe. Colgate.com says that these fillings are safe, since the exposure of these fillings is less than that of the environment; plus, Colgate also says many studies have been conducted that have shown that.

26 November 2018

What Type Of Sedation Is Right For You?

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Many people are afraid of the dentist no matter how important it is that they receive dental care. Thankfully, many dentists now offer sedation for dentistry services, allowing you to sleep or calm down as the professionals provide dental services. For many people, this is a game changer. This article will describe some of the sedation options available through various dental offices. Nitrous Oxide When you breathe in nitrous oxide — also known as laughing gas — you will relax.

25 October 2018

3 Vital Questions To Ask Before Picking A Dentist

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Do you need to have a dental exam or other work performed on your teeth? Is this something that your parents handled in the past, and you're not even sure how to go about deciding who to choose to do your dental work? Although not actually very complicated, picking out a dentist can seem confusing at the best of times. Different dentists are going to be the right choice for different people, so you are almost certainly wondering how to actually choose between them.

1 October 2018

Preserving The Whiteness Of Your Teeth After Dental Bleaching

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Nowadays, many people are choosing to bleach their teeth. Dental bleaching is a chemical whitening process in which the tooth enamel is exposed to a peroxide-based product that helps bleach away dental staining. The teeth often become progressively stained as you eat, drink, or smoke. Minute particles of the pigments in food, beverages, and tobacco products become lodged in the pores of the tooth enamel and build up over time. 

9 September 2018