Early Childhood Caries
Feb20

Early Childhood Caries

Early Childhood Caries is a tooth decay in a child under 6 years of age. This condition is a devastating problem in young children. While some children may only have one tooth that is decayed, and some may have multiple teeth that are decayed it is important to understand that tooth decay in childhood is not normal and can be prevented.

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Guideline on Behavior Guidance
Feb17

Guideline on Behavior Guidance

Guideline on Behavior Guidance . The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry published guidelines to: educate health care providers; parents; other interested parties about influences on the behavior of pediatric dental patients. Communication and communicative guidance at the beginning of a dental appointment, asking questions and active/reflective listening can help establish rapport and...

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Fluoride Treatment in Children
Feb10

Fluoride Treatment in Children

Fluoride Treatment in Children . Professionally applied fluoride is essential to help prevent decay and helps them grow with a healthy dentition.  Children under the age of two should not receive any topical form of fluoride due to the potential of swallowing it.

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Amalgam Fillings
Feb06

Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam fillings were widely used for restorations in the past. But, today dentists found negative effects on the teeth and overall health. One of the main problems with amalgam fillings is that it: corrodes; releasing mercury vapor that can be absorbed into the body.

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Dental Cavity Fillings
Feb06

Dental Cavity Fillings

Dental Cavity Fillings. In this video Dr. Kopel talks about different types of dental cavity fillings: amalgams vs. composite fillings. He explains when the dental fillings were first introduced and focuses on their advantages and disadvantages.

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