Posts Tagged ‘ childrens dental health ’

Benzocaine

Benzocaine is a local anesthetic that is used to relieve pain.  It can be found in most drugstores, usually under the product names Anbesol, Hurricaine, Orajel, Baby Orajel, and Orabase.  Benzocaine has been associated with a rare but serious, and sometimes fatal, condition called Methemoglobinema, a disorder in which the amount of oxygen carried through […]

Dental Laboratories

Dentists could not be as effective as they are without an excellent support system. One of the most important partners of the Dental team is the Dental laboratory. Dental labs play a huge role in the day-to-day effectiveness of a dental office. Dental laboratories work with the dentist to fabricate quality restorations for the Dentists […]

Keeping That Smile Clean

It has been documented that oral health care habits established as a child will have an impact on that persons health as an adult. Preventative dental care makes it possible for children to reach adulthood without ever experiencing tooth decay. Brushing twice a day and flossing once a day are important for maintaining healthy teeth […]

Preventing Decay of Primary Teeth

It is very important to try to prevent decay of your child’s primary teeth. As soon as teeth appear in the mouth, decay can occur. One of the risk factors for this “baby bottle tooth decay” is frequent and prolonged exposure of a baby’s teeth to liquids containing sugar. These liquids could include milk, breast […]

Tips & FAQs

Sooner or later your child may need urgent dental care. Here are a few tips to follow, should an emergency ever occur: ***If Your child’s baby tooth is knocked out. – Call your dentist as soon as possible. The baby tooth should not be replanted as this may cause potential damage to the developing permanent […]