As a parent, you feel a responsibility for your kids' health and safety. You make sure they are vaccinated against diseases, fasten their seat belts, and swim with a buddy. But what about their dental health?
Dental health is essential to a healthy body for a variety of reasons:
Malnutrition: People with painful teeth are limited in what they can eat. Tooth pain can cause people to avoid exa
With ghosts, ghouls, and other ghastly beings ruling over Halloween, the holiday becomes a fright fest for people across the United States. For parents, one of the biggest Halloween horrors is the toll all of the sweets take on their children's dental hygiene. The main objective for most kids on Halloween is to have a bag bursting with candy by the end of the night and then revel in their sweet bo
When parents hear that their child needs a dental procedure, it's only natural that they feel worried. This fear can compound when they learn that the easiest route will involve dental sedation. But what is dental sedation and is it safe for children?
Here's what you should know about dental sedation the next time your childrens dentist recommends this option.
Dental sedation: What is it?