A children’s dentist is the best person to manage children’s tooth pain starting from as young as 1 year.
In Part 1 we discussed the benefits of fluoride and the risks of over-exposure to fluoride. Fluoride can be useful in strengthening teeth and protecting them from decay, if used in the right way. As we discussed in the previous section, there is a risk of dental fluorosis, or mottling of teeth, if children swallow
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
In the first part of this blog we discussed finding a child-friendly dentist and how to help your child before an appointment. Maybe you have a dental appointment approaching. How can both you and your dentist make things easier for your child during their visit? How can the dentist help my child? Taking things one
Do you dread taking your child to the dentist? Are you worried about how your child will behave? Do you put off visiting the dentist until your child has toothache? Maybe you are anxious yourself and don’t know how to help you child overcome their fears? In this two part blog we will look at
Children learn by copying important adults in their lives. This is a natural process by which children learn about the world around them. Your behaviour, expressions and reactions will usually have a greater impact on your child than what you say to them. Parents have a unique position of influence in their children’s lives,