Whether a first-time mom, or a mom several times over, experiencing your baby’s developmental milestones is wonderful. When it comes to baby teeth, you want to make sure everything is on track with getting or loosing teeth, you are doing what you can to help, and, you may even want to celebrate it. With that in mind, here are 4 things to know about your baby’s dental health as well as some fun ways to celebrate along the way.
With prom, graduation, and wedding season just around the corner, the photo opps will be numerous, and the resulting pictures, everlasting. In our selfie-crazed, photo-sharing world, it’s not a surprise the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry reports that teeth whitening is the most commonly requested cosmetic dental procedure.
Root canal – two words that strike fear at the very mention despite the fact most can’t answer the question, “What is root canal treatment?” Most people hear the words “root canal” and think “pain”, but done correctly, a root canal actually relieves pain.
While many things change with age, one thing that doesn’t change is the importance of caring for your teeth. In fact, it might become even more important as we age. So we’re celebrating Older American’s Month by offering some education on elderly dental care to help you or your loved ones manage oral health through the golden years.
As human beings, we’re not perfect and know that being forgetful can happen to the best of us. In fact, July 2nd is declared as “I forgot” day! If you are one that finds yourself forgetting to brush your teeth, you may be asking, “How often should I brush my teeth?”.
After a tooth is pulled, especially wisdom teeth, some people experience a condition referred to as “dry socket”, a painful condition that is many times worse than the discomfort following tooth removal. Thankfully it can be treated, but it is best if you can prevent dry socket to begin with.
As a parent, every milestone our children go through is both exciting and educational. As a first-time parent, we learn everything we can, either deliberately or by experience. And despite feeling more prepared when number two (or three or four) arrives, we soon discover all children are different and we get to learn something new all over again.
The same is true with baby teething and kids losing teeth. Here’s what you need to know about kids losing teeth.