Dr. Chan’s Blog

Tips for Healthy Primary Teeth

One out of every three children between the ages of two and five suffer from tooth decay or cavities. Here are a few tips to keep baby teeth healthy and pain-free: Teething Troubles: Avoid using topical gels or teething rings to ease your child’s pain while teething. Some of these gels contain benzocaine which the [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Did You Know?

Did you know??? If you do not floss, you miss cleaning 35% of your teeth surfaces. A mosquito has 47 teeth used as piercing tools and not to bite or chew anything as human teeth do. The Statue of Liberty’s Mouth is 3 feet wide. A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 [...]

March 29th, 2016|Dr. Chan's Blog, Kids' Corner|

Play it Safe

April is National Facial Protection Month, and the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD) are teaming up to remind parents, coaches and athletes to play it safe as they prepare to suit up [...]

March 29th, 2016|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Back-To-School Dental Care Advice For Parents.

According to the American Dental Association, more than one half of all children ages 5 to 9 years have at least on cavity or filling.  Keep up with regular dental exam and cleanings Keep good dental hygiene habits at home Brush before breakfast to save time. Choose fruits and vegetables for lunches Choose water over juice [...]

October 1st, 2015|Dr. Chan's Blog|

What are the benefits of digital dental x-rays?

What are the benefits of digital dental x-rays? Digital x-rays are one of the most wonderful advances in dental technology! We are super excited about our new Planmecca digital panorex unit. It has the most advanced technology to date. We have digital intra-oral sensors for regular x-rays and now we can take digital panorex x-rays [...]

March 12th, 2015|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Teething Tips

Give your baby a firm rubber teething ring to chew on. Avoid liquid-filled teething rings, or any plastic objects that might break. Gently rub the gums with a cool, wet washcloth, or (until the teeth are right near the surface) a clean finger. You may place the wet washcloth in the freezer first, but wash [...]

March 10th, 2015|Dr. Chan's Blog|

Dr. Chan and Dr. Ghaheri

Dr. Chan visited Dr. Bobby Ghaheri, an ENT physician and breast feeding medicine specialist in Portland, Oregon.  It was a wonderful visit to share about the field of tethered oral tissues.

February 20th, 2015|Dr. Chan's Blog|