Sports Injuries and TMJ . If you play sports, such as basketball, soccer, or boxing , you put yourself at risk of injuries to the head. These injuries may result in chipped, broken or avulsed teeth and even fractured or broken bones including the jaws. The jaw joint or TMJ is also susceptible to sport injuries.
Snap On Smile is a non-invasive and completely reversible, cosmetic removable arch that can easily and painlessly give you a beautiful smile. It fits right over your teeth and gives you a beautiful, natural looking smile, even if you have stains, chips, gaps or missing teeth.
Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry. Dentists always try to sedate children while performing painful dental procedures. Read more about one of the most common methods used in pediatric dentistry. It’s nitrous oxide also known as laughing gas for its calming effect.
Early Caries in Children is a devastating problem. ECC is a tooth decay in a child under 6 years of age. Not only it causes pain and loss of teeth, but it also affects self-esteem, speech development, nutrition, and school attendance.
Guideline on Behavior Guidance from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Provides guidelines to educate health care providers and parents about influences on the behavior of pediatric dental patients.
Tooth Fillings : Amalgam fillings or Composite fillings? Amalgam fillings also known as silver mercury fillings have been in use since the 19th century. Composite fillings were first introduced in the 1960′s and have undergone many generational improvements. They are now cosmetic alternatives to silver mercury fillings.