Dental Care For Myasthenia Gravis Patients: The 411
3 February 2016
Myasthenia gravis, also known as MG, is a disease of the autoimmune system that causes muscle weakness. Among other concerns, the disease's victims have to always be especially careful regarding dental and oral care. Muscle weakness in the facial and jaw muscles can sometimes create problems during dental appointments. This article takes a closer look at the issue.
If quite possible for a myasthenia gravis patient to tire out easily during a dental appointments. Visits should be kept short for this reason. Another good idea is to schedule visits in the morning because this is the time of day when the typical MG patient is at their best and has the fewest muscle and fatigue difficulties.
Teach Your Child About Potholes To Educate Them On Cavities
14 January 2016
When you are trying to teach your little one about cavities, you may find they will learn best if you use a lot of comparisons and descriptive explanations. By comparing a cavity to a pothole, you can help them visualize how cavities are formed so they have a better understanding of why it's so important for them to take good care of their teeth. Learn how to compare cavities to potholes to your little one in this article.
You Want Healthy Chompers: 4 Things That Could Be Harming Your Teeth
23 December 2015
You brush your teeth twice a day and floss after every meal. You even see your dentist twice a year. That means you're doing everything you need to keep your teeth healthy and strong. Right? Wrong. You could still be putting your teeth in jeopardy. Some of the things you consume everyday could be harming your teeth. Here are four things that could be putting your dental health in jeopardy.
Three Reasons Why You May Want To Visit A Dental Office That Has An In-House Orthodontist
4 December 2015
It is not rare for an orthodontist to share office space with a dentist. It could be that the two are business partners or that they are married and business partners. Regardless of how the two are in the same office together, it makes for good business. Here are three reasons why you may want to visit a dental office that has an in-house orthodontist and become their patient indefinitely.
1. You Can Get an Orthodontic Consult While Your Dentist Works on Your Teeth