How To Prepare For Your Child's First Dental Visit

As parents, you’ll introduce your child to many new experiences in the first year of life, helping them become familiar with their surroundings. One of the most exciting milestones of the first year is the moment that your child’s first tooth erupts. While teeth emerge at different times, dentists want you to know—your child’s first dental appointment should happen before their first birthday.

You’ve Received Your Crown—Now, What?

When teeth are badly decayed or damaged, and a filling is not enough to restore the tooth, dentists often place a crown, or “cap” over the tooth. As a widely used restoration, crowns can hold together parts of a tooth that are cracked, or completely cover a tooth that is discolored. Thus, they sustain the shape and size of teeth, while also enhancing their appearance.

The Versatility of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry enhances the beauty and function of teeth while promoting the overall health of individuals. With simple corrections to more invasive treatments, the versatility of cosmetic dentistry continues to make it a popular and appealing option for patients of all ages.

Dry Mouth Dangers

Stemming from an inadequate flow of saliva, Dry Mouth, medically known as Xerostomia, can produce a host of problems, some of which can be dangerous when it comes to oral health. As the mouth’s main defense against tooth decay, saliva helps neutralize harmful acids and washes away bacteria. Without it, teeth are prone to decay.

Granular Cell Tumors: What To Look For and Who’s At Risk

Occurring in all areas of the body, Granular Cell Tumors, also referenced as Abrikossoff tumors, are found in the head and neck region more than half of the time. These tumors are almost always benign in nature, though some aggressive, malignant forms have been identified. Thus, in the case of Granular Cell Tumors, it’s important to know what to look for, and who’s at risk.

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