Children's Sports and Dental Injuries

Children's Sports and Dental Injuries

  • Hitting The Bottle: What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, And How Can It Be Prevented?

    Tooth decay is not a pleasant thing to deal with at any stage of life, but while tooth decay in an older person might simply lead to a few fillings or a gappy smile, tooth decay in very young children can be a much more serious matter. Baby bottle tooth decay, also known as early childhood caries, can afflict the teeth of toddlers and even young babies who are growing their very first teeth, and all parents should be aware of how to detect this problem and how it can be treated if it arises.

  • 4 Ways of Improving Your Appearance Without Cosmetic Surgery

    Pop culture has played a significant role in the way we perceive our bodies, and this attitude has paved the way for cosmetic surgeries. However, these procedures do not come cheap, and not many people can afford them. Fortunately, there are other ways of improving your appearance without expensive procedures. The following are some of them. Waist training A bulging waistline is one of the critical body-related issues that most people grapple with on the regular.

  • Making a Fuss about Floss Reuse: Why You Should Avoid Reusing Floss

    The importance of flossing your teeth can not be understated. Even if you brush your teeth twice a day, you may still be missing those nooks and crannies between teeth that bristles often miss. However, even if you do floss, you should never be tempted to reuse a piece of floss. For starters, just imagine all those microscopic nasties that might still be lingering. In fact, reusing floss can harm your oral health in more ways than one.

  • Do You Need Wisdom Teeth Removal? Here Are Four Times When Wisdom Teeth Removal is Needed Straight Away

    If your dentist has informed you that you need wisdom teeth removal straight away, you may wonder if this procedure is actually necessary. Whilst not all wisdom teeth must be removed, you may have a situation that demands prompt attention. If you have any of the situations discussed below, having the wisdom teeth removed is usually the best course of action.  When Your Wisdom Teeth Are Quite Obvious If your wisdom teeth have erupted through the gums -- and especially if they're nearly as prominent as your back molars -- removal is probably necessary.

  • A Sinking Feeling About Wisdom Teeth: Do Wisdom Teeth Sink Back into the Gums?

    Do you feel like your wisdom teeth are playing peek-a-boo with you, one moment appearing and the next, disappearing? It might seem like a wisdom tooth is sinking back into your gum tissue but the truth is, teeth cannot erupt and then retreat at will. Each type of tooth, from your incisors to your wisdom teeth, is programmed by nature to erupt at a specific time. Once upon a time, when human jaws were larger, each tooth would erupt and take its place alongside the other teeth.

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    Children's Sports and Dental Injuries

    As a mum, I know how essential sport can be to children's development. Through team sports like soccer, kids learn persistence, sportsmanship and the value of supporting their team members. However, all that learning carries some risk as well, and a stray elbow or a ball to the face can result in oral injuries. I have been the mum rushing to the emergency room with a precious permanent tooth sitting in a cup of milk. Admittedly, at the time, I wasn't even sure if the cup of milk was the right solution. As a parent, you will face those situations, and I'm here to make sure you know what to do when they pop up. With this blog, let's explore children's dentistry and sports injuries together... I want you to have the info you need to stay cool, calm and collected, regardless of how many teeth are on the pitch.