Posts tagged “Children’s Dental Care”

It’s Now Fun To Have Your Teeth Pulled

July 1st, 2011
It’s Now Fun To Have Your Teeth Pulled

Well, that’s according to a paediatric dentist in the United States. Jonathan Shenkin told reporters that he has created a friendlier atmosphere in his dental practice which he believes puts children at their ease. He told local reporters: “We create an environment that is friendly and hospitable to kids and not as clinical.” According to […]

Dental Health Still A Major Problem In The West

March 23rd, 2011
Dental Health Still A Major Problem In The West

According to figures published by the World Health Organisation (WHO), dental health is still a major problem in the industrialised nations. The figures comes from the 2003 report which says that between 60% and 90% of children and the vast majority of adults still have problems. In the USA, the figures reveal that dental caries […]

New exhibit to help get the message across

March 4th, 2011
New exhibit to help get the message across

There is now a new exhibit at the Children’s Hospital in Wheeling, Ohio, USA. It’s been erected to help get the message across to all children for the need to look after their dental health. Called Mouth Power, the exhibit is aimed at children aged 5 to 8, and features a mascot called unsurprisingly ‘Mouthie’, […]

Free Emergency Dental Treatment

February 23rd, 2011
Free Emergency Dental Treatment

Dr. Dana Jackson in Shreveport, LA is to offer residents and those from surrounding areas a helpline in these troublesome economic times, by hosting a free emergency dental treatment day on Friday 25th Feb. This is an event for both adults and children who are finding it difficult to afford dental treatment. Dr. Jackson said: […]

Dentists Join The Webcast Age

February 17th, 2011
Dentists Join The Webcast Age

Like all professions the need for continuous training among dentists is paramount. Traditionally this has meant taking time away from the practice to go on courses. However dentists can now stay at home and be trained along with others, via new computer-based technology. Webcasts offer the chance for dentists to learn new techniques and discuss […]

Encourage good dental habits in your kids

December 28th, 2010
Encourage good dental habits in your kids

It can often be quite stressful, trying to persuade your children to brush their teeth thoroughly twice a day, especially if you are running late on a morning or just trying to get them into bed on an evening. Children often seem unwilling to brush their teeth themselves or even to have them brushed by […]

Let them eat sweets

November 1st, 2010
Let them eat sweets

Parents are being advised to let their children eat their sweets all at once, in a short space of time. The source of the advice is, surprisingly, a dentist, who claims that spacing out sugary treats and chocolate bars throughout the day is actually more likely to damage kids’ teeth than by eating all their […]

Halloween Not All Bad For Teeth

October 22nd, 2010
Halloween Not All Bad For Teeth

Providing parents follow a few simple rules, it’s been said that they need not worry too much about their children eating sweets given out as ‘treats’ during Halloween. That’s according to Dr. John Moore who is based in San Antonio, Texas. He suggests the following tips could prevent what he described as a mouth of […]

Dental Café: Focusing on preventing those harmful problems

October 5th, 2010
Dental Café: Focusing on preventing those harmful problems

For quite some time, Ontario has run a dental program which has seen children in low-income families receiving free emergency treatment. The ad for this states that if your child’s tooth hurts, they can help but where is the sense in making your children wait until they have punishing dental problems before they make that […]

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