sleep disorders

Sleep disorders in early childhood: what to do

Sleep disorders can also affect children Many children, even very young ones, snore habitually, others intermittently, and not necessarily in the presence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome - OSAS. However, among these snorers, there are some who have a real reduction in the air they breathe due to real interruptions in breathing during sleep. In practice, there is a temporary ...
pacifier

Pacifier use guide in children

Here we are with our second guide dedicated to the pacifier for new mothers struggling with the many and new needs of their children. Today we want to talk about the pacifier because there are many doubts about the use of this tool: is it right to use it? Which is better to choose? When is it correct to remove ...

Small black stains on your kid’s teeth?

Is your kid's smile ruined by small black stains on his teeth? What are they?  They are not funguses, nor cavities or stains caused by nicotine or coffee. They are the so-called BLACK STAINS and mainly affect young patients, even though they can also affect adult patients and they often disappear spontaneously with growth. WHAT ARE THEY REALLY? They are dark ...

MIH or hypomineralization of incisors and molars

MIH, plaster teeth or enamel hypomineralization? We mean the same thing. Let's see what it is!  This pathology, increasingly widespread in children, indicates the presence of hypomineralization in the enamel of incisors and molars (Molar Incisor Hypomineralization). The MIH is a quality defect of the enamel which, in most severe cases, leads to crumbling teeth. Its origin is due to the ...
palatal expander

Palatal expander – when to use it?

Words such as palatal expander, palatal expansion, activations,  and narrow palate, sound complicated to you?  Today we speak in a simple way about one of the most used fixed orthodontic devices for palatal expansion. When do we talk about palatal expander and palatal expansion?  There are some specific cases in which we talk about the palatal expander. Sometimes, in fact, the palate, instead of acting as ...

Mom I’m scared of the dentist! 1 visit recommendations

How can we calm our kids before a dental appointment or surgery? Most moms often need to manage their scared kids at the dental office and sometimes kids scream, do not want to sit down and won’t open their mouth… Doctor Pamela Parolin, specialized in Pediatric Orthodontics at the Centro Ortodontico Vicentino tells us why most of them are afraid ...
baby teeth control

Baby teeth: how to take care?

When and why should our kids' baby teeth be checked and treated if they end up losing them?  Parents often ask themselves a lot of question about baby teeth. That's why doctor Pamela Parolin, Pedodontist of the Centro Ortodontico Vicentino – Dentisti Vignato, answer our doubts. Actually also with baby teeth we must intervene because they need treatment in order to ...

Thumb sucking: help your children break the habit

Thumb sucking for very young children is a natural and spontaneous gesture and a way to get to know the world but, when it continues after the age of three, it becomes a bad habit which can lead to alterations in the teeth position and, in most severe cases, in the arch shape. So, when and how should we intervene ...