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 ...
invisible orthodontics

Invisible orthodontics to rediscover the smile as grown-ups

With invisible orthodontics this is possible... A smile ruined by crowded, crooked teeth or with a malocclusion that prevents us from smiling freely. Those who find themselves in this situation know the embarrassment in showing their smile is strong, it creates unnaturalness and sometimes limits social relations. Maybe there was a hesitation for a long time. Or we had to ...

Trigeminal neuralgia or tooth problem?

Trigeminal neuralgia: what are we talking about? The inflammation of the trigeminal nerve, better known as trigeminal neuralgia, is a painful and chronic syndrome. It affects a pair of nerves located in a symmetric way on the left side and right side of our head. The inflammation frequently affects the right side and female subjects over 50. In rare cases, the ...

Food disorders: effects on our teeth

The incidence of food disorders has increased in the last few years. This is why the smile specialists have a very important role on prevention and patient treatment.           Reading the signs The signs of the consequences of food disorders in the oral cavity are many and affect not just our teeth, but also the mucosa, ...

Missing tooth: why to replace it

That missing tooth which leaves an obvious hole... Have you lost a tooth, maybe in a spot in the mouth which is not very evident, and laziness has made you wait before deciding to replace it? Even if the "hole" is not noticeable, we strongly advise you not to let time pass. Unfortunately, the lack of a dental element (edentulism) ...

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 ...

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 ...
apparecchio per i denti

Orthodontic appliances? Mini guide to understand this “world”

My son needs the appliance! Many moms have found themselves in this situation and had to understand the various options proposed, often without knowing what the common word "appliance" exactly means. Here is a short summary to help us with our first approach with these orthodontic appliances, explained by Doctor Leonella Caliari, orthodontist specialized in Orthodontics at the Centro Ortodontico ...
trauma dentale

Dental accidents. What should we do in case of a dental trauma?

Dental accidents inside the mouth can often happen to kids who have just started walking or to very lively ones. Reason why it is important to keep calm and, when a kiss and some ice are not enough, a few notions on first aid become useful, so that we are able to block bleeding until we reach the hospital or ...

Children’s dentist answers parents’ questions

What is pedodontics? Pedodontics has to do with prevention, dental restoration of baby and permanent teeth and all oral surgery treatments in children. The service is carried out by Doctor Pamela Parolin who pays much attention to the psychological aspect of the child, thus enabling him/her to build a good relationship with the dentist and the orthodontic environment. A positive orthodontic ...