When your baby's teeth start coming in, things can get a bit challenging – if not traumatic. Your baby is in pain, and you're not able to get any sleep at night! Luckily, there are many ways to make your teething baby more comfortable, but there are also some treatments and approaches that you should avoid. Follow these do's and don'ts when caring for a teething baby. Do: Use cold compresses. [Read More]
Three Reasons to Opt for Sedation Dentistry Rather Than "Toughing It Out"
If your dentist has given you the option of being sedated for a procedure or just riding it out on your own, you might be tempted to just tough it out and go without sedation. But while this may seem cool and make you feel empowered, it's not usually the best choice. Dental sedation, including laughing gas and IV sedation, has a long history of safety and success. Here are three reasons to say " [Read More]
3 Reasons To Go Into An Emergency Dental Clinic
While most of the time you are going to be just fine to go into your regular dentist during regular hours, there are some situations which require you to go in for emergency dental services. Thankfully, dentists are prepared for this, and there are emergency dental clinics that you can go into at any time. This article will discuss 3 reasons to go into an emergency dental clinic. You Knock Out A Tooth [Read More]
Helping Your Child Combat Gingivitis Issues
While you may think of gingivitis or gum disease as an adult affliction, chronic gingivitis is often quite common in young kids. The condition can lead to the same decay and gum recession that affects adults, and the gum problem is also just as easily treated. If you see that your child spits out blood when he or she brushes, or if you see the red, swollen, and puffy appearance of the gum tissues that is commonly associated with gum disease, then you should take steps to help your child treat the gum issue. [Read More]