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First Dental Visit

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Very young children exhibit some anxiety when they are introduced to a new environment, a new person or a new procedure. Children often cry for their first few visits to the barbershop or during their first week in preschool. With succeeding visits to the barbershop, the schoold of the dental clinic a child sees for himself that the new place is not a threatening at all, and can be quite fun at times. The dentist is a teacher who will guide your child through the dental experience. He will want to develop a relationship with your child over time to be able to calm your child’s fear of the dental visit. So that what your child perceived to be a scary place ceases...

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When should I start to bring my child to the dentist?

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

A child’s first dental visit should be around his first birthday. Early dental visit allow you and your dentist to work on preventing problems rather than correcting them. Parents may not recognize early dental problems. If aproblem does exist, itcan bediagnosed early andmanaged before it gets complicated. Advice on proper nutrition and home care can be provided earlier. Cavities can start as soon as the frist tooth emerges. Babies put to bed with a bottle of milk are likely to develop extensive tooth decay. It is important that the first dental visits are not difficult ones. Going to see the dentist only when the child has problems does not allow this. Bring your...

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Nursing Bottle Syndrome

Posted by on Feb 4, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Nursing caries or tooth decay can be causedby children sleeping with bottles in their mouth. This is also called baby bottle tooth decay. It is caused when a child goes to bed with a bottle filled with milk or juice or anything except water. It usually affects children between ages 1 and 2 years. Breast fed infants who fall asleep while breast feeding are also at risk. Steps to prevent nursing bottle syndrome 1. Children should not be given a bottle filled with sugary liquids or milk when they are crying. Instead give plain water or substitute a pacifier. Anything to eat or drink should be given only when the child is really hungry. 2.The pacifier should never be dipped...

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