Monthly Archives: August 2015
Wearing the right safety gear in youth sports is proving to be very beneficial to preventing long term injuries. Athletic mouth guards have advanced signicantly in the past 10 years with some guards costing $80 or more.
All pediatric dentist are in complete agreement that children involved in organized sports, need to wear a good mouth. The mouth guard should be comfortable and fit securely during normal activities.
The most generic type of mouth guards simply fit in the mouth, these are adequate but not as functional.
The next type are known as formable, because they can be molded to the wearer’s teeth and gums.
The final type of guards are known as custom fitted from a dental impression (cast of the teeth and gums.
Baby’s First Visit to The Dentist – Dental Checkup
Your child’s growth and developments is happening at light speed compared to any other time in their life. Their teeth are an important part of this transformation as they begin to appear. The first use of teeth are eating, but they also help the baby to begin learning to make sounds.
At the appearance of the first tooth is when you should schedule their first appointment. The first visit to the dentist is a great way for parents to begin learning how to care for their child’s teeth. Easy to implement techniques can help children develop a good dental habits for life.