3 Things To Do If Your Toddler Chips A Tooth

Posted on: 2 August 2016

With the amount of time that toddlers spend exploring the world around them, it's no surprise that injuries are bound to happen. While some injuries can be treated at home, other injuries, such as those that affect the teeth and gums, should be evaluated by a dental professional. To learn more about how to handle a chipped, broken, or lost tooth in your toddler, consider the three steps below. 1. Evaluate and Tend to the Immediate Injury
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Frenectomy Surgery Healing Tips To Follow

Posted on: 21 July 2016

If you have a condition called tongue tie, then you have an elongated fraenum. The fraenum is the small flap of skin that connects the tongue to the bottom of the mouth. Tongue tie can cause cavity issues, since the tongue cannot move freely to release food particles that sit close to the teeth. The problem can also cause speech difficulties. Thankfully, a fairly simple procedure called a lingual frenectomy can be completed to cut back the fraenum so the tongue can move freely.
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How Dentists Predict That Your Teenager Will Need His/Her Wisdom Teeth Removed

Posted on: 18 July 2016

If you have recently been informed by your family dentist that your teen's wisdom teeth will need to be removed, you may be wondering how it is your dentist would know that when your teen's wisdom teeth have not erupted yet. There are actually several indicators that a dentist looks at, which help him or her predict a future visit with a wisdom teeth oral surgeon. Here are just a few of the indicators that you can ask to see proof of when you next speak to your family dentist.
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Blame The Bottle: Dangers Of Juice Rot & How To Avoid It

Posted on: 24 May 2016

Juice rot, also known as baby bottle tooth decay, is a serious problem that affects many young children. Not enough parents have heard of this problem, so they're contributing to it without even realizing it. Make sure you know how juice rot occurs so you can prevent it and what you can do if one of your children ends up with it. What is Juice Rot? Juice rot, or baby bottle tooth decay, is a dental issue where a baby's teeth rot before or just after they come in because of sugary drinks.
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