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.
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.
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.
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.
One treatment solution for MIH is MI Paste ONE Kids, an anti-cavity toothpaste with bio-available calcium, phosphate and 1,100 ppm sodium fluoride.
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.
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.
With the importance of performing pediatric dental procedures quickly in mind, a recent evaluation in Dental Product Shopper looked at durability, fit, ease of placement, practice benefits and overall satisfaction of Patterson Primary Molar Stainless Steel Crowns.
National Children’s Dental Health Month is a great time to remind yourself and your patients why pediatric dental care is so important and revisit the steps that can help ensure a lifetime of good oral health.
Almost a year since the COVID-19 pandemic forced public awareness of PPE, disinfection practices and social distancing, even those who were previously compliant with biannual dental visits may think that unless something is noticeably wrong, in-office dental care can be postponed indefinitely. But reassuring adults is only one challenge, another highly important task is conveying to parents what efforts your practice is making to maintain a child-safe environment.