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What is a dental home?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry developed this concept back in 2001. A dental home exists for all infants, children, teenagers and individuals with special health care needs. In essence, the home provides comprehensive, continuously-accessible, family-centred, coordinated and compassionate, and culturally-effective dental care for children. What is the benefit? The dental home is more cost-effective…

Laughing Gas

What exactly is laughing gas and what can it do for my child? Managing anxiety is of utmost importance in pediatric dentistry. One way to achieve this objective is to utilize mild sedation, particularly for procedures such as fillings or extractions. Nitrous oxide (also known as laughing gas) is colourless and virtually odourless. It acts…