A mouth or dental injury is quite common in children, especially as they become mobile and start getting involved in sports or other physical activities. These type of injuries should always be taken seriously and be tended to right away, as they could lead to complications and may require immediate professional attention.
Suwanee Dental Care Blog
One of a parent’s biggest worries when taking their child to the dentist is whether or not he or she will have any cavities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children ages 2 to 11 years old.
Let’s face it: going to the dentist is not everyone’s favorite thing to do. Children especially tend to get extremely anxious when it comes to dental appointments. A big chair, a bright light, and someone with a mask poking around in their mouth with metal instruments is enough to make any child fearful and uncooperative during a routine check-up.
Have Your Candy, and Eat it Too.
The changing temperatures and shorter days can only mean one thing – fall is here! Halloween is right around the corner, and although candy consumption is nearly unavoidable, we’re here to make it less scary for you, your children and your dentist.
Treats and Tricks
- Limit availability: When trick or treating is over and the costumes come off, sit down with your
Your child’s oral health depends on a variety of different factors, including how often he or she brushes and flosses at home, the number of times he or she visits the dentist, and even genetics. Like many other aspects of your health, oral health is affected to a degree by your genes.