As dental professionals like those at Smilez Pediatric Dental Group have gained advanced training in the proper ways to employ and monitor the use of pediatric dental sedation, its practice is becoming more widespread. Today, as many as 250,000 pediatric dental sedations are performed each year. That being said, it's important for parents to understand their role as well when it comes to pediatric
It's no secret that sugar -- one of the things kids love most -- is also one of the most damaging to their teeth. And suffice it to say, sugar is in just about everything, especially beverages. In fact, as much as sports drinks are harmful to your teeth, researchers found that exposure to energy drinks such as Rockstar, Monster®, and Red Bull® resulted in twice as much enamel loss as exposure to s
Most people will get a cavity at some point in their lives. While this is never an enjoyable experience, it is very routine. Tooth decay still shouldn't be taken lightly, so if your children are suffering from tooth pain or have simply not been in for a checkup recently, seek out your family dentist. To help your children avoid cavities, here are some basic facts about tooth decay.