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 [...]
Babies grow so quickly - it seems like each day there is another wonderful milestone. One of the most memorable times is when your baby can start to eat a diet of solid food. It is so fun to watch your child try new and exciting foods, and explore different colors, textures, and consistencies. Outside [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Maia R. Mulan in her high school musical !!!!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Dr. Chan with Dr. Kotlow at the 2014 California Society of Pediatric Dentistry meeting in Monterey, California.