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, and 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 trust

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Materials in Amalgam Fillings
Feb12

Materials in Amalgam Fillings

Dental amalgam fillings contains elemental mercury. It releases low levels of mercury in the form of a vapor that can be inhaled and absorbed by the lungs. High levels of mercury vapor exposure are associated with adverse effects in the brain and the kidneys.

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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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