Learn the benefits of a summertime dental visit for children, why summer is the best time for a checkup and how to best communicate the importance of the summertime checkup with patients.
The three levels of preventive dental care
Depending on a patient’s oral health, preventive care requires different strategies and treatments. The three levels of prevention – primary, secondary and tertiary – consider the role that age, genetics, social, economic and environmental factors play in caries risk.
Calming techniques for pediatric dental patients
Despite your best efforts, some children may still develop a fear of the dentist. Here are some practical techniques for keeping children calm and engaged during the dental visit.
New Sesame Street episode highlights importance of children’s oral health
A recent episode of Sesame Street is all about dentists. Watch the full episode with your young ones to learn about the importance of oral hygiene and what to expect when visiting the dentist.
Pediatric periodontal disease: Causes and kinds
The fundamentals of brushing and flossing are nothing new. So when educating children about the importance of good oral hygiene, the challenge is to find a new way of providing familiar information. In this post, we list some common causes and types of pediatric periodontal disease.
A child’s first dental visit: How to create a positive experience for a lifetime of good oral health
Creating a positive experience for a child’s first dental visit is important in setting the foundation for a lifetime of good oral health. Here’s how to keep children comfortable in the chair.
Empowering Your Community on World Oral Health Day
Celebrating World Oral Health Day is a great opportunity to go beyond the walls of your dental office by raising awareness within your community. Here are five ways to educate both your patients and your community on the importance of good oral health.