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When should your child first visit the dentist? It might be earlier than you think
22Nov

When should your child first visit the dentist? It might be earlier than you think

Most American children don’t see their family dentist until they are well over 2 years old, far later than is recommended by both dental and medical professionals. That’s one of the key findings from a 2009 survey of American children’s oral health, conducted by Morpace, Inc., on behalf of Delta Dental Plans Association.* Delta Dental […]
What parents need to know before orders for X-Rays, Scans and Radiation for Kids
08Nov

What parents need to know before orders for X-Rays, Scans and Radiation for Kids

When a child is ill or injured, you want your child to get whatever medical tests are needed, as soon as possible. But when it comes to imaging tests — such as X-rays, PET scans, and CT scans — the key word is “needed.” Those tests use radiation that, if exposed to often enough, has […]
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