Can’t seem to remember whether it’s ZOE, CaOH2, MTA or guano for pulpotomies? Composite, amalgam, GI or RMGI? Pulpectomy or pulpotomy? Local, block or topical? Do we have too many choices when all we need is speed and a healthy tooth that needs to last a few years? How do you calm little Sally down when she’s hanging from the overhead light and mommy is trying to negotiate? Daddy can’t get 2 year old Johnny to brush his teeth every day though l’il Johnny understands everything and is WAY above average. How is it possible little Avery has caries when all he/she/they eats is healthy organic cheerios, drinks healthy, homemade fizzy water and organic fruits and vegetables? A few little practical and EBD pediatric tidbits to get you through the day in this time of overscheduled, underparented, inconsistent child raising with the breakdown of routines because of CoVid 19 and of course, Gumbalina Toothington.
- Determine quick and practical dentistry (maybe not restorative) with minimal aerosol
- Minimize pain during procedures and prevent complications such as lip and tongue biting
- Incorporate teaching of and utilization practical prevention techniques
- Learn to apply basic behavior enhancement techniques to make your and the child’s visit more pleasant