Childrens Dentist Directory
Pediatric Dental Procedure Videos
- At Home Emergency Care Tips
Quick tips on caring for dental trauma that has occurred within the last several minutes. Homeopathic concepts are discussed for saving an avulsed or broken tooth along with popular in-home remedies that can be used for promoting short term comfort. Learn what to do to improve the chances of bonding a broken tooth back together. Advice also for recementing a porcelain crown. Material and video produced through Dr Manny of the Fox TV News Network.
- No Drill Dentistry for Kids
Advancements in dental laser technologiess now enable some pediatric dentists to provide routine cavity treatment that eliminates the need for traditional dental drills and even the use of medications. Comfortable laser treatments eliminate the anxiety commonly produced by the sounds and vibrations of dental drills. Dr. Manny of Fox News interviews a dentist and some patients. Produced by the Fox TV News Network.
- The Mouth: WINDOW to Overall Health and Well Being
Eyes are window to the soul but the mouth is the window to our overall health. Dr. Manny of FoxTV News interviews a dentist who outlines a variety of common symptoms seen by dentists that can suggest a variety of other general health issues. Conditions of the tongue, gums and teeth can be used as diagnostic tools for investigating other diagnostic or treatment needs.Material and video produced through Dr Thomas Connely and Dr Manny of the Fox TV News Network.
- Restorative Dentistry - For KIDS ONLY
Unusual, novel video content developed by 3M that uses children to communicate basic concepts about restorative choices in dentistry. Educational for chldren and adults... and certainly entertaining. Learn more about the 3M product line.
Originally developed and published by 3M Company
- TMJ Migraine Headaches in Children
Many people don't know that children can get migraine headaches just like adults which become quite disruptive in a child's every day activities. Bioesthetic dentistry is demonstrated in this video to be a sensible approach for diagnosing the root cause of pediatric migraine symptoms (totally missed by medical professionals) which led to the development of a successful treatment plan that eliminated symptoms and the need for medications. Original footage produced by Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry.
- Pediatric Pointers
Educational video that covers popular and important topics in pediatric dentistry. Learn what pediatric specialists say about forming good oral health habits (food choices and brushing) in children, teeth whitening, cosmetic dentistry for kids, tips about too much toothpaste and mouthrinses. Material and video produced through Dr Timothy McCabe and Dr Manny of the Fox TV News Network.
- Food Acids: Controlling What We Eat
Learn how homeostasis, or the lack of it, impacts the formation of acid loving bacteria that plays a significant role in tooth decay and gum disease (gingivitis and periodontitis). Foods that neutralize certain acids are highlighted. Tips about food selection and eating habits that can help you IMPROVE your pearly whites. Material and video produced through Dr Gerald Curatola and Dr Manny of the Fox TV News Network.
- Pediatric Cavities: Implications for Adult Teeth
Recent studies have show that aries and cavities in young children are increasing at a fast rate which has important implications for the formation of normal adult teeth, overall dentition, bite and occlusion. Early cavities that cause teeth to rot and fall too early affects normal teeth development. Tips about food choices and oral health habits. Material and video produced through Dr Nancy Sniderman and MSNBC TV News Network.
- Attractive Dental Bonding versus Ugly
Composite bonding is a popular restorative treatment for children since it is minimally invasive and provides good dental function in situations where reconstructive treatments cannot be provided. Depending upon the resources and talent of a children's dentist, bonded teeth can look practically perfect and undetectable from natural teeth. Many parents have discovered too that bonding can create very unattractive results. Watch this short animated video to learn why. Video animation and narrative produced by 3M - ESPE.
- Dental Sealants
A 4 minute animation video discussing the basic principles of protection against the "elements" and how dental sealants are used to protect against the effects of sugary foods, caries and cavity production. Suitable for children to view. Published by www.arkansas.gov
- Laser Frenectomy: Tongue Tied Condition
WARNING - This video is GRAPHIC - Watch how a laser is used to remove connective tissue on the underside of a tongue that has historically limited movement of the tongue and has caused speech problems. Pain and discomfort is minimal for this surgery, which typically can be completed in less than 5 minutes. Media provided by Dr. Ira Koeppel of Long Island NY.
- Pediatric Teeth Whitening Issues: White Spot Treatment
MI Paste product demo video that outlines the process of demineralization of tooth enamel, a common occurence for many children who discover ugly white spots on their teeth caused most commonly by plaque and bacteria build up. The accumulation causes a shift in Ph balance which can lead to a loss of calcium and phosphate, otherwise known as Demineralization. Learn the details of cause, effect and treatment options to better control or get rid of white spots. Video footage created by GCAmerica.
- Pediatric Dental Sedation
A live demonstration of how children can be provided sedation support services to make routine or special dental treatments easy to manage. Relaxing for the child ... relaxing for the parents. Medications are taken orally while specialized monitoring equipment tracks vital signs and indicates the best time to begin treatment. Nitrous oxide is provided at chairside to assure a fully comfortable experience. Video footage provided by James Sanderson, DMD, Birmingham, AL
- Invisalign - Young Teens
Teen Invisalign is a new hybrid design of the original flagship cosmetic teeth alignment system used by Adults. A color coded tab built into the aligners helps parents monitor patient compliance. Pre-teens, teenagers and "very young" younger adults now have an increased range of treatment choices for teeth straightening procedures. Video footage created by Channel 13 WHAM in Rochester NY.
- Lingual Braces by iBraces
Demonstration video that discusses the principles of an alternate form and choice of invisible orthodontic treatment. Specialized bracing materials and treatment on the lingual surfaces of the teeth create the desired results without having the appearance of metal braces. Video footage created by iBraces - Lingual Care, a 3M Company.
- Cuspid Uncovering - Non Surgical Laser Alternative
Orthodontic treatment frequently requires specialized procedures to "pull down" one or more tooth structures. In this treatment example, an impacted cuspid is treated via laser treatments to expose the tooth structure that will enable the mounting of an ortho bracket to begin the process. Non surgical lasing eliminated the need for invasive tissue surgery and suturing. Provided by Dr. James Sanderson of Birmingham Alabama.
- Recurrent Diastemas: Modified Fibrous Frenum Lasing
Frenums that have a high concentration of fibrous connective tissue can interfere with other dental treatments and/or cause unwanted aesthetic effects. The young high school aged male in this video recently completed orthodontic treatment to address spacing, occlusal and basic alignment needs. Within a short time, however, a new diastema reappeared between his central incisors, caused by an unruly frenum..... NOT the ortho treatment. Provided by Dr. Edward Brant of Long Island (St James) NY.