Dental x-rays are an essential part of any dental care treatment plan. They are diagnostic, but they can also be preventive, by helping a dentist diagnose potential oral care issues in a patient’s mouth before they become a major problem. Here are five types of X-rays your dentist may use for your child, depending on the
Most of us love the first glimpse of baby teeth when they appear. That’s when the toothless smile, gets brighter and better. Although accompanied by irritation, grinding, crying and sometimes fever, baby teeth when start to appear are a milestone that all of us look forward to. As parents we often know what to do
Pulpectomy is the name given to root canal therapy for baby teeth. This is required when decay or injury to a tooth has caused infection of the nerve.
Do you know that there is a condition where children aren’t able to move their tongue freely, chew or speak as they grow. Also that this is nothing to do with developmental or growth changes and is restricted to a an oral problem? Teeth and their well-being is what many of strive to give
Despite being a parent two or more kids, there isn’t any one particular child you call your favourite. In the same way, there isn’t any partiality you would generally show towards any teeth in particular. However, when it comes to your children’s dental health and monitoring for any gum problems or issues, the molars need
Tooth damage is a very common problem that most children come to us for. Caries, spots, broken teeth and browning are often seen in children as little as two either due to bottle feeding, drinking juices or lack of frequent brushing. Parents often notice these on general observation. While cleaning of the teeth and removal
Would you know what to do if your child’s tooth was suddenly knocked out?Of course, you would see a dentist as soon as possible, but did you know that immediately giving the right emergency treatment yourself can greatly increase the chance of the tooth being saved? Front teeth can be completely knocked out during contact
Getting to a dentist after several months and hearing them say that your kid’s teeth is bad and needs a filling can be nerve racking. It is what we often have to convey to unsuspecting parents who come for a routine checkup. Filling a caried teeth is stressful for parents and children. It involves cleaning
Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have impaired social interaction and limited communication abilities, combined with a restricted amount of activities and interests. While parents are often able to manage them in familiar places and situations like the home, it becomes difficult to do the same outside, especially when visiting specialized healthcare providers including dentists.
SAFETY PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES The covid19 outbreak has warranted health care facilities like clinics and hospitals to put in place a plethora of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the virus. So, as we open the gates of Small Bites after the lockdown, we have ensured all safety measures as directed by the government
Everyday tips and intelligent food for healthy teeth
Good oral care habits from an early age is vital for your child’s development and ensure they have healthy teeth and gums into adulthood, but it can be challenging at times. Below are some Toothbrushing advice and tips on caring for your young children’s teeth below. 1. Toothbrushing is an important healthy habit to establish