Children and Periodontal Disease: Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Taking care of your teeth is one of the most important things you can do. You only get one set, and if you do not treat them right you will have dental problems. One problem you should be aware of is periodontal disease. You often hear that gum disease happens to adults, but children can also have this problem. Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection that can destroy your child's gums, as well as tissue close to the gums. [Read More]

About Dentures And Why To Choose Them

If you have a problem with some or all of your teeth that is going to leave you with some missing, or even if you already have missing teeth, then you will want to learn about some of the numerous benefits that getting dentures would bring to your life. Here are a few good things about choosing dentures over some of the other ways of replacing missing teeth. Dentures offer you a complete set of teeth in few steps [Read More]

Dreading The Dentist? How Parents Can Help Their Toddlers Embrace Good Dental Health

The toddler years are filled with new discoveries as a child's increased mobility helps them strike out on their own and explore new experiences. For most toddlers, some of these new experiences are likely to include learning about daily dental care needs and making periodic visits to their pediatric dentist. While some toddlers welcome these experiences with open arms, others may be much more reluctant to embrace them. If your toddler is one of the reluctant ones and you are worried that their future dental health may be affected, the following tips can help. [Read More]

Mistakes To Avoid A Few Days After Having Your Tooth Extracted

If you have just had an extraction to remove a bad tooth, you may wonder what needs to be done to take care of the site while it heals. However, as well as knowing what to do, you should also make sure you avoid the following mistakes during the few days after having your tooth extracted. Brushing the Socket Area After having a dental extraction, it is important to thoroughly clean the area to keep the site from becoming infected. [Read More]