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Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is an antibiotic topical liquid solution brushed onto teeth to halt the progression of tooth decay. Research has shown the effectiveness of SDF in cavity prevention and arrest, and it has been used safely and successfully worldwide with patients of all age groups. Adventure Kids Dental uses silver diamine fluoride to… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Cancer is always a scary word—but it doesn’t have to be the last word. Equipped with good information and the best doctors, you can feel empowered to navigate whatever stands before you or your loved one. Oral cancer is common, affecting approximately 50,000 Americans every year. While it is not common in children, we err… (Read More)Continue Reading »
If you’re a parent or you’re lucky enough to work with infants and toddlers, you know that teething is not the most fun phase they’ll go through. Teeth having to push their way through gum tissue sounds rough, so it’s no surprise that as it happens, your little one will likely be sensitive and in… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Tooth decay in infants and very young children is often called baby bottle tooth decay. This happens when liquids with natural or artificial sugars remain in an infant’s mouth for extended periods of time. Bacteria in the baby’s mouth thrive on these sugars, using them to produce acids that attack the teeth and gums. Today,… (Read More)Continue Reading »
In this blog article, Dr. Jeff McComb and Dr. Candy McComb discuss Social Stories™ and how they help provide emotional support to autistic kids with the goal of improving their dental (and other) experiences. A social story about going to the dentist follows specific criteria and story elements to reinforce a safe, detailed description of… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Receding gums (also known as gingival recession in the field of dentistry) are not uncommon in adults ages 40 and older, but children can also experience this progressive loss of gum tissue as young as age 7. Left untreated, gum recession can expose tooth roots and lead to pain and sensitivity. While causes of gum… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Dr. Jeff McComb and Dr. Candy McComb have been thinking about how much things have changed in the world of dentistry since today’s grandparents were growing kids themselves. Grandparents today are often very involved in the daily lives of their grandchildren—they may live close by, provide financial assistance, or assume childcare responsibilities for working parents…. (Read More)Continue Reading »
Roseville dentists Dr. Jeff McComb and Dr. Candy McComb of Adventure Kids Dental want to make sure our patients know all about healthy hydration. Most people already know that soda and juice aren’t great for teeth, but now the American Academy of Pediatrics is cautioning parents and caregivers that sports and energy drinks have similar… (Read More)Continue Reading »
The upper teeth formed along the maxillary jawbone are called “maxillary teeth” and include the top incisors, molars, premolars, and canines. Roseville dentists Dr. Jeff McComb and Dr. Candy McComb of Adventure Kids Dental share more information about maxillary teeth below. Understanding the role of the upper teeth and caring for them properly is important… (Read More)Continue Reading »
The pulp is found in the center of each tooth and consists of tissue, nerves, and blood vessels, which work together to provide oxygen and nutrients that keep them healthy and strong. If one or more teeth suffer a traumatic injury or decay, the pulp can become inflamed or infected. When this happens in a… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Contact your children’s dentists, Dr. Jeff McComb and Dr. Candy McComb at Adventure Kids Dental to schedule a visit and start sharing smiles today.