DFWChild Opens Nominations For Mom-Approved Dentists!

In 2017, we were fortunate enough to be nominated and receive the stamp for Mom-Approved Dentist, a designation provided by a comprehensive listing of medical professionals on DFWChild.com. The nomination period for 2018 has just begun! We just wanted to give you this quick reminder, letting you know that if you would like to nominate our practice, we would be honored and have gathered up the information you need to do so! We thank you for your time and trust and look forward to seeing you and your children again soon!

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3 Tips to Help Your Child Avoid Cavities

Kids can often be more prone to cavity development than adults, but not because the condition targets them more often. On the contrary, successfully preventing cavities requires consistency in your hygiene and dental care routines. Because children are less adept at keeping their mouths constantly clean, they have a higher risk of allowing oral bacteria to infect their teeth. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to help your child avoid cavities, and today, we examine three of the most effective things. (more…)

EarthX Event!

Have you heard about EarthX? It’s referred to as “The World’s Largest Environmental Experience” and is something you will absolutely not want to let pass you by. In short, it’s an event that promotes creating a world in which we protect the future through sustainability. As for the details, that’s where things get very interesting. Learn more!

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Kids’ Flossing Is Only As Good As Their Parents’ Habits

What would you say if we asked if you’re a master flosser? If you could say that you certainly floss every day like you’re supposed to but you’re not so sure about how good you are at flossing, then we remind you of one important detail: Your kids’ dental hygiene is only going to be as good as your own, since you’re the primary teacher in your home. To make sure everyone in your household is on track with this essential detail, let’s make our way through a quick review.

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Things To Remember: When A Crown Is Your Child’s Best Option

When we tell you that a dental crown is the best solution for your child’s smile, you may look at us in disbelief. If you think of crowns as treatments that adults get but you never really considered them a viable option for your child, we encourage you to remember that this is very common! In addition, when it’s what your child needs, you can feel relieved as you get on board and ensure you protect your son or daughter’s oral health. So, what to keep in mind, so you continue to feel optimistic and understand why we chose the crown route? We can answer that!

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Questions About Fillings: Stuff You Feel Shy To Ask

You probably know a bit about dental fillings just through your own experiences (or, of course, if you’re lucky or quite serious about your smile care, maybe you’ve never had a cavity!). Wherever it is you fall within the spectrum of filling experience, there may be some questions that hang around in your mind every time we discuss decay. Rather than shy away from these areas of interest, we much prefer you make them known, so we can help you to better understand these restorations for your children’s smiles.

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Dallas PizzaFest

Need we say more? Chances are good that the moment you say the words Dallas PizzaFest to your kids, you’ll have them, hook, line, and sinker. However, since you just might want to know what you’re getting yourself into before you show up, we’re happy to tell you all about the exciting details!

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April Observances That Promote Healthy Smiles

For your kids and for you, too, April may provide some helpful reminders that offer a lot of smile protection! This month of the year, in addition to bringing with it nicer weather, the blooming of flowers, and the promise of sunny days also brings with it some national observances that are most certainly worth recognizing. Let’s run through a handful of them, so you feel like you’re ahead of the game when it comes to keeping everyone’s oral health in check!

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Nitrous Oxide: Is It The Same As Laughing Gas?

Particularly for parents who have not received dental sedation in their own lives, this aspect of dental care may feel like brand new territory. We understand that you probably have a lot of questions for us and would like to really know the ins and outs of your child’s options when we’re discussing anesthesia. Not to worry! We’d be delighted to walk you through sedation, talk about what you can expect, and more. For now, let’s get started by offering some highlights in regard to the gentlest form, known as nitrous oxide.

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Barnyard Buddies Story Time

Have you brought your kiddos to Dallas Heritage Village yet? If not, then you’re in for a treat. This area boasts a collection and presentation of historic structures, events, and more, all while recreating life from between 1840 and 1910. Take a stroll through Dallas’s past, while your kids learn about our area’s heritage, and attend fun experiences like the upcoming Barnyard Buddies Story Time!

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