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November 15, 2015

Is the Tooth Fairy feeling the inflation lately?

Dr Christine Nguyen-Khac

Since 2009, Visa has been surveying American parents to track the average amount left by the Tooth Fairy per lost baby tooth. Long gone are the days where the Tooth Fairy used to leave a few cents per lost tooth under a pillow. She’s become quite generous! From 2009 to 2013, the surveys show continuous […]

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November 15, 2015

I am pregnant… can I go to the dentist?

Dr Christine Nguyen-Khac

Pregnancy is a time of joy, but frequently accompanied by physical and hormonal changes. People often ask me if it’s possible to get dental treatments when pregnant. Certainly! Most pregnant women are healthy, although their pregnancy may lead to many metabolic and physiologic changes. So healthy pregnant women can safely receive most dental treatments if […]

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November 15, 2015

Diabetes and dental care

Dr Christine Nguyen-Khac

You know someone suffering from diabetes? And you wonder if their condition has any effects on their oral health? The answer is yes. Studies have established that people who suffer from diabetes are more at risk of gum disease and caries. When the blood sugar level isn’t controlled, medication and metabolic alterations can diminish the […]

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