Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is often diagnosed along with other developmental disorders such as autism. If a child has sensory issues, it may affect one sense or several, including the sense of touch. Children who suffer from sensory processing issues can find it especially difficult to deal with everyday situations such as going to the dentist, but they still need to have regular checkups and receive proper dental care. Here are some tips to help your sensory processing disorder child have a happier, less-stressful trip to the dentist:…Read More »
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You may do a lot of smiling during special occasions. Rest assured your teeth look great for these events by taking these cosmetic steps: Wear Clear Braces If your teeth start growing in crooked, you might consider getting clear braces. Unlike traditional braces, clear braces are not visible. This is because they are made from a transparent material. So when you are getting your picture taken, the braces will not stick out like a sore thumb.…Read More »
You feel the pain radiating from the back of your mouth as it throbs painfully in strong, steady pulses. It might not be painful enough to send you to the emergency room, but toothaches can still be very serious. If you are experiencing a toothache, realize that the pain you are feeling is actually the effect of inflammation. Whether the inflammation is originating inside or outside of one of your teeth has little bearing on the amount of pain you feel:…Read More »