For decades, antibiotics have greatly benefited the medical community’s efforts to fight bacterial infections. However, we now face a new challenge with bacteria becoming resistant to this treatment modality as a consequence of widespread (and often unnecessary) use. Providers are now learning to be more prudent in appropriate prescription of these drugs. Here’s some things

Sports Dental Injury

By: J. Shahangian, DDS, MS- San Diego Board Certified Pediatric Dentist Sports Injuries Overview What do the following things have in common? A ball A bat A hard surface (the hard bottom of a swimming pool or pavement) A knee or elbow This short list includes all of the possible objects that could lead to

Tooth Fracture/Knocked Out Tooth

By: J. Shahangian, DDS, MS- San Diego Board Certified Pediatric Dentist Broken, Fractured, Displaced Tooth Dental emergencies can happen at any moment.  If your child is injured and looses a tooth, it is imperative to stay calm.  Call my office immediately to assess whether the tooth is a primary or permanent tooth.  Permanent teeth should

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