Archive for January, 2013

Child Sedation

The American Dental Association offers the following questions that parents and guardians should ask concerning in office sedation or general anesthesia for their children. ***Who will provide the preoperative evaluation of the child including their past medical history such as allergies, current prescription medications, and previous illnesses? ***What is the recommended time the child should […]

The Link Between Medications & Cavities

You may wonder why you’re suddenly getting cavities when you haven’t had them in years. As we get older, we enter a second round of cavity prone years. One common cause of cavities in older adults is dry mouth. Dry mouth is not a normal part of aging. However, it is a side effect in […]