Dental Care Tips For Parents Of Children With Down Syndrome

If you're a parent of a child with Down syndrome, you should know that dental care is particularly important, even at an early age. While visiting the dentist can be difficult at first for any little one, children with this condition may find visits especially stressful. To some degree, this occurs because they tend to be more physically and emotionally sensitive. In this article, you'll learn about some of the ways you can help to reduce stress and encourage better oral care for your child. Read More 

Sudden Surge In Cavities? 3 Possible Culprits To Your Downward Spiraling Dental Health

If you are someone who has become used to leaving the dentist's office with a smile on your face due to your great check-ups, then a sudden surge in cavities may have left you scratching your head trying to figure out what is going on with your oral health. The culprit to your sudden downward spiral could be a small change in your habits or a large problem with your health. Read More 

5 Genetic Oral Disorders

When it comes to genes, some people get the short end of the stick. Some people are not as tan as they wish to be, while others literally do get the short end of the stick: they're short! There are also those who are prone to genetic oral abnormalities or disorders. These abnormalities range from everything like slight aesthetic disfigurations to some truly horrible abnormalities that may make living life a difficult proposition. Read More 

Menopause, High Blood Pressure And Gum Disease: Improve Your Health With Dental Implants

When you first entered menopause, a number of things probably ran through your head, including how to get through your hot flashes and mood swings unscathed. The one thing you might not have thought about is periodontal disease until it was too late. If you currently have gum disease and lost teeth due to your oral condition, see your dentist about dental implants. Your dentist offers tooth replacements, such as dental implants, to improve your oral health. Read More 

8 Ways To Help Your Child Prevent Cavities

Cavities occur quite frequently in children. In fact, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children aged 6 to 11, according to Center for Disease Control and Prevention. As a parent, it can feel terrible to subject your little one to a dentist's drill. Getting a cavity filled can be scary for a lot of children. That is why it is so important to instill good oral hygiene habits in your child from the start. Read More