Debunking 3 Common Myths About Root Canals

Posted on: 13 January 2015
Generally, a root canal is recommended by a dentist when a tooth has suffered from extensive decay that a simple filling cannot remedy. Specifically, a root canal may become necessary once tooth decay has reached the pulp of the tooth and caused an infection. Whether you've been told you need a root canal and are skeptical or are simply curious about the procedure, there are some myths that need to be debunked.
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How Autism Can Complicate Your Child's Oral Health Care

Posted on: 30 December 2014
Children with autism experience different symptoms that may affect other aspects of their lives. Here are three examples of such symptoms and what they may mean for your child's dental health: Sensory Issues Children with autism may have hypersensitivity (heightened reaction to different stimuli), or hyposensitivity (decreased reaction to different stimuli). If an autistic child is hypersensitive to touch or pain, then he or she may feel uncomfortable using conventional toothbrushes because he or she may feel that they are too painful to brush with.
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