No Fuss Dental Appointments: 3 Tips For Keeping Sensory Sensitive Children Calm And Comfortable

Dental appointments for sensory sensitive children can be very overwhelming. The unfamiliar sounds, the discomfort of certain procedures, the treatments, and the blinding lights in the dental clinic can cause these children to feel anxious and uncomfortable. If this applies to your children, here are 3 things you can do to ease their fears, keep them calm, and help them feel comfortable. Perform Heavy Work Actions Before the Appointment It's easy for sensory sensitive children to feel overwhelmed when in the dental clinic due to the vast amount of unfamiliar sensations that bombard their system. [Read More]

Anxiety Keeping You Away From The Dentist? 4 Steps To Help You Overcome The Distress

If you suffer from dental anxiety, those semi-annual checkups can be a real problem. Unfortunately, avoiding your checkups can lead to serious dental problems. If dental anxiety is preventing you from receiving the care you need, help is available. Here are four steps you can take to help make your dental anxiety more manageable. Take a Friend If you suffer from dental anxiety, the idea of sitting alone in the waiting room may be too much to bear. [Read More]

The Lowdown On Protecting Your Dental Crown From Damage

Do you have a dental crown? If so, it is imperative that you know how to take care of your teeth to prevent crown damage. There are some things that you may be voluntarily doing that are posing a risk. There may be other things that are out of your control. The following will help you to understand both.  The Wrong Foods If you are a person who eats sticky foods such as taffy or candy apples, then your crown may get dislodged. [Read More]

Three Options For Fixing Your Dentures When You Have A Fake Tooth Knocked Out

People will be themselves, no matter what age they are. That means that highly confrontational people will still be highly confrontational, regardless of age eighteen or age eighty-eight. As such, punches may be thrown, and teeth may be knocked out. The only difference is, when you are eighty-eight (or thereabouts), you probably have dentures and the knocked out tooth is fake. If you have recently broken your dentures after a an act of physical aggression, here are three options for fixing them and putting the knocked out tooth back. [Read More]