oral sedation

What is oral sedation?

The idea of relaxation and dentists doesn’t often go hand in hand for many people. In fact, fear of the dentist is one of the main reasons why people avoid their bi-annual dental cleanings each year. Unfortunately, avoiding the dentist often leads to more problems down the line and a need for more invasive and […]

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Kid’s First Visit

At what age should a child visit a dentist for the first time? It is generally recommended that an infant be seen by a dentist by the age of 1 or within 6 months after his or her first tooth comes in. What happens at the first dental visit? The first dental visit is usually […]

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Post Operation

General Oral Surgery Bleeding Bleeding is expected following an oral surgery. If a gauze pad has been placed in your mouth following surgery, leave it there for at least 30 minutes — holding it firmly over the surgical site. If bleeding continues, place additional gauze pads over the site of operation and apply pressure by […]

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Infection Control

Infection controls and universal precautions protect patients and staff alike. Everyone benefits from rigorous infection control — you, your dentist, and the dental team. The cornerstone in a good and safe dental practice is the element of trust. You should feel free to discuss this topic at Baywood Dental Group and expect to receive a […]

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