Dr. Chan’s Blog

School Absence Policy for Dental Visits

The California Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the California Dental Association recognize the importance of regular school attendance and the effect of chronic absence on academic performance. As dental providers we try to work around school hours to minimize absence whenever possible. However, sometimes it may not be feasible to provide all the care children [...]

July 17th, 2012|Dr. Chan's Blog|

FDA Warns Spinbrushes are Potential Choking Hazard

The FDA issued a warning of serious injuries and potential hazards associated with the Arm & Hammer and Crest Spinbrushes. Reports warned that while turned on, the brush head has either "popped off" or broken off in the user's mouth or near face, causing cuts to the mouth and gums, chipped or broken teeth, swallowing [...]

July 17th, 2012|Dr. Chan's Blog|