Dental Fillings Can Improve Small Smiles

dental fillingsAs a parent, many of your efforts surrounding your child’s oral health have to do with getting them to brush their teeth. This is essential, but we also know that it can be a struggle; some children simply don’t enjoy a habitual brushing and flossing regimen. One of the main reasons we encourage our kids to take good care of their teeth — and to visit the dentist regularly —  is to prevent cavities. In fact, this holds true for adults as well; cavities are one of the more common oral issues that one can have, but they are also one of the most treatable. With this in mind, for today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist discusses cavities and their most typical course of treatment: dental fillings. (more…)

Your Child Needs Regular Checkups

kid at dentistWhen it comes to protecting your child’s teeth, you need to stay proactive and vigilant. Instilling good habits from a young age sets your kids up for great oral health throughout their entire lives. As you know, preventing cavities through good brushing and flossing is a fantastic way to keep them on the right track at home, but another big part of preventative care is regularly visiting the dentist for checkups and cleanings. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist discusses the importance of regular dental exams for your child. (more…)