Archive for August, 2018

Starting Dental Care Early Prevents Problems Later

Written by Metro Dental. Posted in Dentistry for kids, First dentist for children, Kids dentist

When it comes to good dental health, it’s best to start early. Making habits like daily brushing and flossing and regular dentist visits part of your child’s life from an early age will prevent problems like tooth decay in later years. Dental visits should also start early. It’s best to take your children to a dentist who specializes in pediatric dentistry, because kids’ teeth are quite different from adults’ and have different needs.

Dental care for young children
Many people mistakenly believe that professional dental care is not necessary for young children. As many as 20% of children in the U.S. don’t get dental care. Their parents may feel that until children acquire their adult teeth, they don’t need regular care, because they are going to lose their milk teeth anyway. They’re wrong, for a number of reasons. Good oral hygiene should be inculcated at an early age.
While children keep their baby teeth until they are about six years old, it can be

What To Expect At the Dentist

Written by Metro Dental. Posted in Cosmetic dental, Dental practice, Emergency dental

We do our best to take care of ourselves even when it’s hard. Every one of us is so complex and requires so much care and maintenance, some of which we don’t even realize until it is far too late. If you are taking care of a flu, for instance, you might go to a doctor who will prescribe you antibiotics. We might not think of this care as care specifically but it is absolutely is. It is care that is coming from a trained professional straight to you. Whenever you need it and whenever you want it. A lot of us don’t remember either that, even a short few decades ago, this sort of easy care just wasn’t available for most people. To better understand the importance of all different kinds of medical care in today’s modern high tech world, we need to go back about a century to look at healthcare how it was. Back in the day, there was no real emergency dental care or an emergency