Sedation and sleep dentistry topics

  1. seniors smiling

    Oral Health for Seniors

    How Do I Maintain Good Oral Health in My Senior Years? Your teeth can last a lifetime with proper home care and regular dental checkups. No matter what your age, you can keep your teeth and gums healthy by brushing twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily and seeing your dentist regula…Read More

  2. First Tooth = First Dental Visit

    Oral health begins before birth Making infant and children’s oral health a priority is a key to lifelong health. Children should see a dentist as soon as the first tooth erupts or by 12 months of age and regularly thereafter, just like regular check-ups with their pediatrician or family doctor.  …Read More

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    How Thumb-sucking Affects Children’s Teeth

    Dental care does not just start when we’re knowledgeable enough to know what not to do to our pearly whites. In fact, dental care starts as toddlers, which is why it’s important for a person no matter the age to come visit the local dentist. One of the most detrimental activities a child can do …Read More

  4. child brushing teeth

    Sedation and children’s dentistry

    You have heard the usual tips for good children’s oral health: brush your teeth twice daily, floss, use fluoride, avoid sugar, etc. These are common practices are to encourage good oral health. But what happens when dental care is neglected? What if a child takes good care of his/her teeth, but de…Read More

  5. man with tooth pain

    Never ignore tooth pain

    For many people, tooth pain triggers a certain calculus (and we don’t mean the technical term for tartar): Is the pain worse than the thought of going to the dentist? Tight schedules, dread of the dentist and concern over of the bills that follow can lead to people to neglect tooth problems when t…Read More

  6. Dreading your next trip to the dentist?

    Psychology researchers at West Virginia University have discovered evidence of a genetic basis for fearing dental treatment. Cameron Randall and Daniel McNeil report that dental care-related fear and anxiety is due, in part, to genetic influences inherited from parents. The study is one of the first…Read More