Management of Autistic Children at The Dentist

Management of Autistic Children at The Dentist

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.

Ask A Dentist: Is Dental Decay Contagious?

Ask A Dentist: Is Dental Decay Contagious?

Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease, despite also being preventable.   Is dental decay a contagious disease? Is it possible to catch it from someone else? Dental caries is a common oral problem. To summarise, bacteria (germs) in our mouths convert sugar in food and drink that we consume into acid which

Process of Dental Caries in Children

Process of Dental Caries in Children

All of us are well aware of what teeth decay actually looks like, how it manifests itself, the physical changes and the causes for it. Not many know the process of decay, and how early intervention can stop and even reverse the deterioration of teeth. Everyone is susceptible to tooth decay. While adults can prevent