3 Tips To Help Your Child Stop Thumb Sucking
10 August 2015
If your child sucks his thumb, you may be concerned about how it's going to affect his oral development. It's important to schedule regular visits for your child at a pediatric dental clinic to ensure he's not showing signs of tooth decay and to monitor his overall oral health.
The American Academy of Pediatrics advises that thumb sucking isn't usually a problem unless the child is older than five or if it's affecting your child's teeth.
3 Potential Dental Treatments For Internal Tooth Resorption
24 July 2015
Internal tooth resorption is a rare dental condition where the body tries to resorb mineralized tissues such as the dentin and pulpal walls. The resorption pulls those tissues into the root canal that runs through the center of your tooth. Important pulp material carrying blood cells, nerves, and tissue can be displaced or damaged by this caving in.
Saving the pulp is vital to keep your tooth alive, which is a priority for dentists.
Does Your Child Have Buck Teeth? The Cause & How Metal Braces Can Help
30 June 2015
Does your child get made fun of at school for having buck teeth? You can make sure that he or she goes through school with a nice smile by investing in metal braces to correct the problem. Find out below what causes buck teeth, as well as how metal braces will improve the condition.
What Causes a Child to Have Buck Teeth?
Buck teeth are the result of an overbite. It is possible that your child developed overbite by inheriting it from you or the other parent.
3 Options For Completing A Full Mouth Restoration
16 June 2015
Experts estimate that more than 35 million people in the United States today are missing all their teeth. If your natural teeth are missing, there are some ways you can replace these teeth in order to restore functionality to your mouth once again.
Here are three options you might want to consider when it comes to a full mouth restoration in the future.
1. Traditional Dentures
While you might be reluctant to invest in a full set of dentures, modern technology has allowed dentures to fit more comfortably than ever before.