Vista Community Clinic: Tips to create a good dental hygiene routine
Did you know it is important to brush twice a day by starting off young and to develop a good oral hygiene routine?
A child’s first dental checkup should be around the age of 1 or after the first tooth erupts. While teaching a growing child to properly brush is important, they will require supervision and guidance until they develop the skills to complete on their own at a later age of 7 or older.
As adults, keeping teeth clean and establish a good brushing and flossing routine is important to prevent cavity, gingivitis and gum diseases. Children and adults should remember to get regular dental checkups twice a year. As we all know with only one set of teeth for lifetime, we should take extra care for it.
Scabies Outbreak Linked to Nurse’s Dirty Compression Glove
Researchers reported the three cases of scabies in infants were identified by a pediatric dermatologist during a three-month period. Further investigation was launched to find additional cases by contacting local pediatric dermatologists and hospital-affiliated pediatricians. “When evaluated, she was noted to have a rash and wore a noticeably dirty compression glove for lymphedema while on duty, making it impossible for her to clean her hands effectively.
Scabies is a contagious skin disease caused by small species of mite. It is spread by direct contact with infected people, and less often by share of clothing or bedding.