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The Use of Laser Technology in Pediatric Dentistry

by on 15 October

When it comes to tools that help make dental processes easier, safer and more effective, laser dentistry comes to mind. In the traditional sense, lasers have been used for soft tissue use and had a limited ability to cut through hard tissue. However, this has changed with the invention of newer, more advanced lasers. By using the best dental tools, we can offer your child the best dental experience, a faster healing process and overall better oral health.

Controversy of Coconut Oil in Dentistry

by on 09 October

The trend of oil pulling has taken the world by storm. This process involves swishing coconut oil in the mouth because of its apparent oral health benefits including improving oral health issues such as gum disease, whitening the teeth and improving well-being in general. Because of the lack of current evidence supporting these claims, the American Dental Association (ADA) however doesn’t recommended oil pulling as an oral hygiene routine done in the home.

Matrix in Pediatric Dentistry

by on 01 October

In terms of pediatric dentistry, preventative care is the best approach. We at Palm Valley Pediatric Dentistry believe that a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime begins with regular dental checkups and cleanings from our professional staff. These checkups should begin at the beginning of your child’s development. This is the best defense against cavities and decay for both baby and primary teeth alike.

Helicopter Parenting: How to Make Your Kids Dentist Appointment Positive

by on 30 May

Have you been the parent with the child that has the be carried into the dentist's office kicking and screaming? It's no fun for anyone, and a lot of pediatric dentist argue that getting a child used to routine dental exams is actually more stressful for the parents that it is for the kids.

The Alkaline Diet and Its Effects on Oral Health

by on 20 May

When former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham told the world she was on an alkaline diet, everyone began the rapid fire Google search for guides and recipes, and immediately the alkaline diet craze was born. Touted as being the ultimate diet for everything from weight loss to preventing cancer, the alkaline diet has taken the world by storm...

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