Stress-Relief Interventions For Pediatric Dental Anxiety

If your child becomes anxious even at the children's dental office, then the practitioner may be unable to effectively complete the treatment. While a pediatric dental staff is experienced in calming a child's fear of the dentist, there are some strategies you should consider before your child's appointment. Here are some things you can do at home to help reduce your child's anxiety before they get into the dentist's chair. Read More 

To Remove Or Not Remove? Dental Bridges Of Different Sorts

Not too long ago, getting a dental bridge meant that you would have to secure a metal ring around one or two teeth and create a fake crown to fit the gap where the missing tooth used to be. These crowns tended to be permanent, with no way of hiding the fact that there was metal around one or two of the neighboring teeth. Two major advancements have occurred since that first type of bridge, and you may prefer one of them to the traditional bridge. Read More 

Coffee, Tobacco, and Sugar Oh My: What These Are Doing To Your Oral Health

If you're someone that consumes coffee, tobacco, or sugar often, you may notice some changes in your oral health--or maybe you haven't begun to notice anything just yet. These are just a few things that can be harmful to your oral health. Even if you haven't noticed any differences yet with your teeth, there could be in the future. Read on for more information about what these three things can do to your oral health and how you can keep your teeth healthy. Read More 

Four Treatment Options That Will Help You Restore Your Smile

Dental problems are nothing to laugh at, especially when they affect your self-confidence. Stains, cracks and decay can all interfere with your daily life. If you're dealing with dental problems that are preventing you from feeling as confident about yourself as you should, you need to talk to a cosmetic dentist. There are treatment options available to repair the damage and restore the appearance of your teeth. Here are four treatment options for you to consider. Read More 

Points to Cover When You Discuss Tooth Extraction With Your Child

Dentists have to pull their patients' teeth on occasion for a number of reasons, and it's possible that your child will need to go through this procedure. Some children's baby teeth can be slow to fall out, which will require the dentist to extract a stubborn tooth to make way for the adult tooth that is quickly coming behind it. If your child's pediatric dentist has indicated that dental extractions are necessary and has had you book an appointment for this procedure, it's a good idea to talk to your child about this topic. Read More