You have heard us talk with you about gingivitis before, how to prevent it, and the fact that gum disease can damage your child’s oral health. For a quick review, our Dallas, TX team explains that this is the first step of periodontal disease that includes inflammation. Can it be prevented, you ask? Of course! Can it be treated it if develops? Yes! However, we remind you that it’s also an oral illness that can quickly develop and remain overlooked, which can yield serious side effects! So, with that said, let’s talk about locking in an excellent preventive approach (and the details associated with why doing so is so significant).
Every February, we remind you that not only are you looking forward to a loved-filled Valentine’s day but you also get to spend the entire month enjoying National Children’s Dental Health Month! While celebrating on the fourteenth may be something that comes effortlessly, you may realize that celebrating this smile-health-related observance is not necessarily something you’re sure how to do. Not to worry! You’ve got our Dallas, TX pediatric dental team to offer you up some easy ways to ensure you’re making the most of what this month has to offer.
Are your kiddos excited about Groundhog Day? Are you itching to find out what the groundhog is going to let us know this year because you are definitely ready for winter to be over? If you happen to find February 2nd to be a fun-filled way to celebrate the transition of winter to spring (whether it’s sooner or later), then you and your kids can expect a super-enjoyable time at the upcoming Groundhog Day Celebration at the Dallas Arboretum!
You are well aware when you read our practice name that we are a pediatric dental practice in Dallas, TX. However, that may not completely satisfy your need for an answer. You may wonder who is included when it comes to pediatric dental care. Will this allow you to bring your kids in, no matter their ages? Are there cut-offs? Are you welcome to come on in during your kids visits? Get quick answers to these inquiries straight from our team (And remember this quick hint: Everyone is welcome!).
Our Dallas, TX pediatric dental care team talks quite frequently about understanding your feeling as a parent. You want to do all of the things you can think of to do so that you feel sure you’ve given your child every opportunity to avoid problems, including in regard to dental care. You wonder, have you provided the best care at home? Have you done the right things in regard to professional care? Then, of course, the “what if” questions set in, such as, “What if my child gets a cavity?” and similar thoughts. We know that it’s easy to fall into worrying when you cannot control every last detail. As a result, we encourage you to instead focus on what you can control for a happier experience!
When you think of serious dental issues, tooth infections, and the like, one of the last things you envision is your child’s nearly pristine grin! How on earth could such a cute, little, brand new tooth become infected, you wonder? Well, the thing is, little ones’ teeth are faced with the same types of problems as grown-up teeth. All it takes is bacteria and the right set of unfortunate circumstances for infection to develop. Remember, of course, that humans’ mouths are full of all types of bacteria! Though this may not sound like a very happy realization, our Dallas, TX team reminds you that preventing such issues and dealing with them is absolutely something we can help you achieve!
What types of entertainment take place in your family? Let our Dallas, TX team guess: You watch movies together! You read books! Your kids get a kick out of nearly anything that’s animated (and you have to admit that you’re often extremely intrigued, too!). Good news: It’s time for the 35th Annual KidFilm Family Festival and seating is limited, so don’t miss out!
One of the things that may cause you some anxiety when it comes to keeping your children’s grins in lovely condition may be the following: Wondering how to detect problems early, rather than once they have actually had time to lead to oral illness or damage. While it may seem quite mysterious and something that you really cannot manage without a surprise here and there, the truth is that our Dallas, TX team has a few easy solutions for you. When you feel knowledgeable regarding detection of potential oral health concerns, you can feel much more relaxed about what it takes to steer your children’s smiles toward success.
Whether you’re mom or dad, you’ve probably got some kind of bag that you’re carrying around with you when you’re out with the kids. Maybe you have a purse, handbag, backpack, bookbag, laptop case, or something else! Whatever you choose to tote along the essentials for yourself and your children, one thing is certain: When there’s room enough for smile health odds and ends, it’s always worth stashing them. You may be surprised by just how helpful it can be to incorporate our Dallas, TX team’s ideas into the mix!
If you have kiddos, then you already have a list a mile (or two) long with goals for the new year! Some may be easy and other complex. Fortunately, when you’re going through your goals-to-make ideas for your child’s dental care, you’re quickly going to realize that this is one area of life in which reaching the finish line of a very healthy smile is not going to require tons of effort. Of course, it will require a little bit of effort! So, take our Dallas, TX team’s suggestions on board to promote a very good year ahead for your little one’s grin.