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Family coming to visit, last minute shopping, and Christmas parties often leave people more stressed then happy once the holiday season appears. Without being aware of it people are clenching and grinding their teeth. This happens during the day and at night causing muscles aches especially in the back, neck and jaw.
What is preventive dentistry?
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After eight years of treating orthodontic patients with lingual braces, Dr. Ken Danyluk brings patients in Ahwatukee a more inconspicuous option.
As many students are training for football, baseball, hockey, soccer, and other sports, this is also the time of year for sports-related injuries. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), sports-related dental injuries send approximately 600,000 youths to the emergency room each year involving children as young as 5 years old. Prevention is a large aspect of oral health. Oral health prevention includes the prevention of injury to the mouth, teeth, neck, and jaws. In an attempt to promote awareness of facial injury prevention, five organizations have sponsored April as being the National Facial Protection Month: American Dental Association (ADA), American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Academy for Sports Dentistry. Contact sports such as football, hockey, and basketball are common sources of oral injury; however, other sports such as gymnastics and volleyball pose a threat as well. Common head and neck injuries can include concussions, fractured teeth, oral lacerations, jaw joint sprains, and neck injuries.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This special observance started as a one-day event in 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio, to raise public awareness about the importance of oral health. By 1949, the American Dental Association (ADA) held its first national Children’s Dental Health Day on Feb. 8. The local festivities included school essay and poster contests, health fairs, free dental screenings, presentations, and various activities to stimulate children’s interests about dental health. Soon the special day affair became a week-long event in 1955, and in 1981 became a month-long observation known today as National Children’s Dental Health Month.
Dr. Chris Woolaver
The American Dental Association (ADA) released news last month that Americans scored an average “D” on a series of questions regarding oral health.
Dr. Chris Woolaver of Woolaver Orthodontics, a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, is volunteering his time and expertise as a dental professional in Tomorrow’s SMILES, a National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF): America’s Toothfairy program. Tomorrow’s SMILES helps restore smiles and self esteem while encouraging teens to take responsibility for their oral health.
The end of the school year is quickly followed by the most anticipated event of the year: summer vacation. And, while most families look forward to the lasting memories that are sure to follow, many may experience a snag in their plans if not properly prepared. This is especially true if vacation plans include international travel, children traveling alone, with one parent or with grandparents.
Volunteer for the world’s largest international humanitarian dental effort by day, play at a luxury resort by night: That’s exactly what Ahwatukee Foothills’ Dr. Harvey Arnce will be doing Nov. 5 through 19 in Jamaica.
Local dentist joins Great Shape! Inc. board, volunteers needed
Family VetCare has been healing animals in Ahwatukee Foothills since 1989, and thanks to bargain real estate prices and a loyal customer base, Family VetCare has re-located its Chandler business to a new 6,000-square-foot facility at the corner of Chandler Boulevard and Kyrene Road.