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May 7, 2019 News News

Dental Infections in Kids Tied to Heart Disease Risk in Adulthood

by Lisa Rapaport, KFGO

Children who develop cavities and gum disease may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart attacks and strokes decades later than kids who have good oral health, a recent study suggests. Researchers did dental exams for 755 children

October 3, 2018 News News

Pediatric Dentists Highlight Gaps in Oral Health Knowledge and Generational Differences in Caring for Little Teeth

by American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)

A new national survey conducted on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) reveals nearly three quarters (74 percent) of U.S. parents do not take their child to the dentist by their first birthday, the age recommended by

July 25, 2018 News News

Parents Confess Flossing Is Most Challenging Thing To Get Child To Do

by Delta Dental Plans Association

Parenting can sometimes feel like an uphill marathon, particularly when it comes to enforcing proper oral care habits with your child. According to a recent national survey from Delta Dental, parents are more likely to say getting their child to

January 8, 2018 News NewsOral Health

Arizona Dentist Sued After Child’s Post-Procedure Death

by Julianne Herrera, Wate News

An Arizona mother has filed a wrongful death complaint against a dental office in Arizona after her child died following a routine visit. “The mom called back reporting signs of fever from her daughter, the dentist looked at the child,

September 19, 2017 News FluorideNews

Prenatal Exposure to Fluoride Linked to Lower IQ Levels

by Angela Mulholland, CTV News

For years, many communities have added fluoride to drinking water to help reduce cavities. But a new study that has found a link between fluoride levels in pregnant women and lower intelligence in their children may provide further ammunition for

May 31, 2017 Product Spotlight

NuSmile NeoMTA Adds Extra Scoop for Extra Economy

by NuSmile

NuSmile Ltd., the worldwide leader in pediatric esthetic restorative dentistry, announced today that its NuSmile NeoMTA® now comes with a 0.05 gram scoop in addition to a 0.1 gram scoop. “During the course our ongoing dialogue with our valued pediatric

April 7, 2017 Product Spotlight

NuSmile NeoMTA® Launches in Canada

by NuSmile

NuSmile Ltd., the worldwide leader in pediatric esthetic restorative dentistry, announced today that its NuSmile NeoMTA is now available in Canada. NuSmile NeoMTA is the first and only affordable MTA specifically optimized for pediatric dentistry. The ideal treatment for pulpotomies,

February 1, 2017 News NewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

by Globe Newswire

Risas Dental and Braces, a health care company committed to making dental care accessible to all, is celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) by offering free exams and x-rays for all kids, as well as educating students on proper

November 22, 2016 Feature Dental HygienePaediatric DentistrySleep apnea

Managing Sleep Apnea for the Pediatric Patient

by Susan Woodley, RDH and Lee Somerville, RDH, MS

Have you ever experienced listening to a grandparent, a parent or a spouse snoring so loud you couldn’t sleep? No matter how hard you tried to ignore it, that’s all you could focus on. Then suddenly, sweet silence! You breathe

November 2, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPractice Operations

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy New Way to Reduce Children’s Dental Anxiety

by News Medical

The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published an article titled “Development and Testing of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Resource for Children’s Dental Anxiety” in the OnlineFirst portion of JDR Clinical & Translational Research. In this study,

September 16, 2016 News DentalNewsOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

UPDATE: Dental Office Told to Shut Off Water Following 10 Kids Being Hospitalized

by Courtney Perkes, The Orange County Register

Orange County’s Health Care Agency on Thursday ordered Children’s Dental Group in Anaheim to stop using water for procedures after 10 root canal patients were hospitalized with serious infections. The agency said its lab has confirmed that multiple samples taken

September 14, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Seven Children Hospitalized For Bacterial Disease Following Pulpotomies Treatment

by Kacey Montoya and Nisha Gutierrez-Jaime, KTLA 5

An investigation is underway by the  Orange County Health Care Agency after several children were hospitalized with serious bacterial infections following a common dental procedure. The children were seen at Children’s Dental Group of Anaheim, located at 2156 E. Lincoln

July 26, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

UCLA Program Has Tripled Preventative Dental Visits for Young Children

by Venetia Lai, UCLA Newsroom

An innovative program that serves low-income and uninsured children in Los Angeles, the UCLA–First 5 LA 21st Century Dental Homes Project, has more than tripled preventive dental visits for children from birth to age 5, according to a new policy brief by