Dentist building reserve net for special kids

February 16, 2013

HUNTINGTON BEACH – There are many barriers to ensuring that children with special needs, such as autism, Down syndrome or intelligent palsy, accept correct dental care. Anxious during a procedure, they can punch down on a dentist’s fingers or they can roar and kick. Maybe they can’t brush their teeth for themselves, or their caregivers […]

Schedule initial outing to a dentist by initial birthday

July 2, 2011

Note to relatives — and some dentists: Children should see a dentist by their initial birthday or when their initial teeth arrive, whichever comes sooner. The American Academy of Pediatrics and a American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry have been swelling this summary for years. But many ubiquitous dentists and pediatricians — and so many relatives […]