Is it possible that third molars, more commonly known as wisdom teeth, could be eliminated by a specific type of treatment at a young age? NBC News is reporting on research conducted by our own Dr. Jerry Swee that seeks to answer that very question. While the results are far from conclusive, they certainly raise many interesting questions about the possibility of eliminating potentially problematic teeth years before they cause any problems.
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Parents of young children are usually aware that prolonged bottle use can lead to the development of dental problems. However, many parents are unsure if sippy cups carry the same risks. One of the most common questions asked at our office is how to safely use sippy cups.
Most parents are well aware of the importance of taking care of their children’s teeth, so it comes as a shock when they learn their toddlers have cavities during a checkup. Tooth decay ... Continue Reading →
When you think of springtime, what comes to mind? Like most of you, the staff at Salem Pediatric Dental & Orthodontic Associates think of warmer temperatures, longer days and flowers. We also think of spring training baseball and flossing teeth. What’s the connection between baseball and flossing? If you have ever attended a Lowell Spinners baseball game, you know that they feature creative entertainment and promotions for their fans. Check out this unusual attempt at setting a world ... Continue Reading →
The doctors and staff want you know that Salem Pediatric Dental & Orthodontic Associates is now on Facebook. Click here to visit our page and don’t forget to “Like” us while you’re there. On our page, we post information about children’s dental health issues as well as the latest news and events from around our office and community. In addition, we’re planning contests and giveaways for fans of our page. While you’re there, write ... Continue Reading →