Talking To Your Kids About Brushing
To avoid cavities and dental disease, you take time to brush your teeth every day. Well, kids need to do the same thing! Taking time to brush every day, and to do so properly helps prevent bad breath, cavities, and more. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about good brushing habits.
How Sugar Harms Little Smiles
Kids love sugar, and adults do too! But for little smiles, too many sweets could lead to tooth decay. The problem is, there are also many supposedly healthy snacks and drinks that are also high in sugar. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about protecting children from the onset of cavities.
Dental Fillings Can Improve Small Smiles
As 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
When 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…)
Using Laser Dentistry For Comfortable Care
In addition to advanced technology to examine little smiles and offer a precise diagnosis, we also have treatment to provide comfortable treatment. Using the advanced Solea dental laser, we can address a number of issues that impact kids. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about the applications of this system.
Ensuring Patient Comfort With Our Sedation Options
When we see children for treatment, we want to make sure they enjoy a comfortable and relaxing environment, one that reduces anxiety for future appointments. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about the three sedation options we use in addition to local anesthetic to help kids stay comfortable!
When Does Extraction Help Little Smiles?
When a tooth has a cavity or infection, we could treat it with a filling or pulpotomy. But sometimes an issue becomes so severe that removing the tooth is necessary to protect the smile as a whole. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about the tooth extraction process.
A Root Canal For Kids With Infected Teeth
When a child has pain during meals, or a chronic toothache, then an infection or severe case of tooth decay could be responsible. To avoid premature tooth loss and increased discomfort, then your child may benefit from treatment. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about our root canal alternative, the pulpotomy.
Improving Smile Function With Dental Crowns
When your child has issues with bite balance or chewing, or a tooth that is decayed or damaged, then you may need to bring him or her in for a restoration. With a dental crown, we can correct an array of issues and help improve the smile. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about how we treat smiles with dental crowns.
Placing Fillings That Are Safe For Kids
When your little one complains about an aching tooth, or if we find the early stages of decay in a checkup visit, then a filling could be necessary to prevent an infection. Fortunately, we can offer an option that blends with a tooth and is safe for all ages. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about placing safe dental fillings.