Archive for October 4, 2016
Did you know that tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease? According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, tooth decay ranks higher than asthma, allergies, obesity and diabetes in children. When compared to these other popular childhood diseases, it?s been reported that tooth decay is five times more likely to develop than asthma, four times more likely than early-childhood obesity and 20 times more likely than diabetes. What?s the solution? Consistent dental care. Read on to discover the importance of taking your children to the pediatric dentist and how to help your kids develop good dental practices.
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Most people go to a family dentist once or twice a year for a checkup and that’s it. Or they might go when they have a problem, such as a cavity that needs to be filled or to get a crown on a damaged tooth. The best family dentists will offer all of these services and more. However, as the trend toward more and more people seeking cosmetic dentistry procedures continues to increase, the best family dentists may be offering more and more of those services or changing their practice altogether to specialize in the lucrative field.
There are a number of cosmetic dental procedures, ranging from very simple and benign things such as teeth whitening to more expensive and invasive procedure