Sleep apnea's resurgence in interest has some interesting and important reasons. And one of them is how it affects your child.
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For the dentist, an important part of doing great orthodontics is having an accurate cephalometric tracing of your patient. There is a simple way to keep this from being arduous. Let me explain. .
This is not just true in dentistry, but in every profession.
Being skilled -- in dentistry or whatever your work is -- is a great accomplishment. The dentist worked hard to learn and hone those skills. But there is the challenge to go beyond the 'technician' and transcend into something special.
Practicing great pediatric dentistry is possible without using sedation and general anesthesia. For the vast majority of patients, this is safer and creates a happier, healthier dental experience. Here's how.
It takes a team to run a dental practice. As the owner of the practice, it's important to remember that your team members need respect and love - and there's a way to do it right.
Dentists who treat children have a unique opportunity to use their awareness of developmental issues which can occur. In this VLOG entry, I want to address these.
Doctor, what is it you fear in your dental practice?
What scares you and how do you deal with it?
There is an answer found -- in your perspective.
In orthodontics, functional appliances can be a challenge in terms of patient compliance. Here are some tips for dentists, patients and patient parents.
Know what you're getting into!
Nitric oxide can be formed naturally in the body, and has been nicknamed 'the miracle molecule.' It has important purposes in the body and is especially important for children. How can it be formed?
What happens if it doesn't form?
Let's face it: Orthodontics is a beauty treatment.
It's what brings patients to the dental office when they delay appointments for other dental health needs. It is a desired service. The patient, and the young patient's parents, have a beautiful smile as the desired result of orthodontic treatment.
Dr Chris Baker
Dr. Chris Baker is Past President of the American Orthodontic Society, a pediatric dentist and teacher of orthodontics, An author, dental practice consultant, mentor, and a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools, Dr Chris practices and blogs in beautiful Abu Dhabi, UAE, and glorious Texas, USA.
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