26
Feb

Top 5 Books About Teeth and Dental Care for Kids

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It’s never too early to start teaching your kids about dental care! Setting your children up with good oral health habits is the best thing you can do for their dental and overall health. Kids love reading time, so this is a great way to teach them about taking care of their teeth and prepare them for visiting the dentist. Of course, reading is also a great way to spend time with your kids, so taking the time to read to them and educate them about their teeth is really a win-win situation! Here are some great books about children’s dental care: Brush, Brush, Brush by Alice Padron This is a great book for toddlers who are just starting to get into the habit of brushing their own teeth. This book has simple, rhyming words that encourage kids to read or sing along, and big, colourful illustrations. Flipping the pages…

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19
Feb

What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

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When it comes to emergency dentistry, there can be differing opinions on what constitutes a dental emergency. Different people have different ways of dealing with pain and discomfort, so while one patient may put up with pain for days before calling to the dentist, another may seek emergency dentistry for a minor issue. Dental emergencies can be very serious, even life-threatening. It’s important to be aware of what constitutes a dental emergency, especially if you have recently had dental work done, or have other health conditions that put you at risk. Here are some situations that would definitely require emergency dentistry: Knocked-out tooth: Having a tooth knocked out requires urgent dental attention. If you can save the tooth right after it has been knocked out, and bring it to the dentist immediately, they may be able to reinsert and attach the tooth. The sooner you get the the dentist, the…

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12
Feb

What Causes Dental Anxiety?

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Those who suffer from dental anxiety typically experience fear or nervousness at the thought of going to the dentist. This can have detrimental effects on your oral health as dental anxiety sufferers often delay dental appointments, or even avoid going to the dentist altogether. Not only is this bad for your teeth and gum health, it can also make your dental anxiety worse. By putting off going to the dentist, those with dental anxiety often end up with serious problems that require more major dental procedures or surgery to fix. Fortunately, there are many ways that dentists can help patients who have dental anxiety. For example, many dentists use sedation as a way to make the process easier for those with anxiety. A good start to ease dental anxiety, is to begin to understand it. If you can start to realize why you may suffer from anxiety, you may find…

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