Benefits of digital radiography for the dentist’s office include improved comfort of intra-oral (photos taken inside the mouth) X-rays, and less cranial exposure to radiation. Digital images are also easily stored on a computer and can be transferred to different dentists or orthodontists for referrals. Overall digital radiography has been beneficial for both dental providers and patients.
Because Sports Injuries in Youth became more frequent due to the fact that sports for youth became far more competitive than they were in the past…
Sports and Dental Injuries in Children. Injuries in sports commonly happen for both children and adults, carrying a risk for dental injury. Children who play sports must be aware of the potential risks for dental injury in order to make the necessary measures to minimize them.
What is tooth avulsion? If you lost a tooth as a result of an injury: the best way is an immediate (less than 5 minute) replantation — physically replacing the tooth into its socket. If it is an upper tooth place the other hand on top of the person’s head to stabilize it then push firmly and hold the tooth in place. Sustained pressure is required to move blood that has accumulated in the socket.