Early Childhood Caries
Feb20

Early Childhood Caries

Early Childhood Caries is a devastating problem in young children. Not only can it cause pain and loss of teeth, but it also affects self-esteem, speech development, nutrition, and school attendance. Early Childhood Caries (ECC) is any tooth decay in a child under 6 years of age.

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Fluoride for Children
Feb10

Fluoride for Children

Because fluoride for children is an essential treatment. Therefore it helps to prevent decay and helps them grow with a healthy dentition. The guidelines for fluoride are based on their age to ensure adequate levels are met. Children under the age of two should not receive any topical form of fluoride due to the potential of swallowing it. Many communities contain fluoridated drinking water and is adequate for children two and...

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Amalgam Fillings
Feb09

Amalgam Fillings

Becouse amalgam fillings or otherwise known as silver mercury fillings are composed of different metals including: silver, tin, copper, zinc, and mercury as the primary metal. Therefore, amalgam fillings were widely used for restorations in the past. But, studies now show they may have negative effects on the teeth and overall health. Some cities have even began to place a ban using this material for...

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Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Nov12

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

Because, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are indicated for the relief of preoperative and postoperative pain.  Therefore, these drugs can manage the pain of procedures that create an inflammatory response. Inflammatory response is what activates the pain-producing mediators in tissue.  

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Dr. Zak Dental Care Office in Valencia
Nov06

Dr. Zak Dental Care Office in Valencia

Dr. Zak Dental Care Office in Valencia provides general preventive dental care, such as a dental cleaning, cosmetic dentistry with veneers or dental implants, specialty dentistry such as a root canal, or orthodontic care.

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