Summer Is A Great Time For A Checkup

dallas kids summer checkupWhat kid doesn’t love summer break? However, their newfound freedom also means more snacking, and less frequent brushing and flossing. Which makes summer a great time to schedule a checkup for your children, and to make sure your kids are taking good care of their smiles, even on their time off! In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist looks at why checkups during the summer are recommended!

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Your Child’s First Dental Appointment

Your young child will reach many important milestones early in life. Keeping up with them will be exciting, but it can also lead to questions about what you need to do to respond to these developments. One important milestone is the arrival of your child’s first tooth. Once their teeth start to develop, you will need to make sure they stay safe against the formation of cavities. Our Dallas, TX pediatric dental office can help you provide support for your baby’s developing smile. In addition to providing care at an appointment, we can offer tips to parents who may have questions about what you should do at home to make sure your little one’s smile stays safe against problems.  (more…)

Healthier Smiles For Children With Laser Dentistry

dallas dental laserWe use technology to treat little smiles, addressing everything from tooth decay to dental infection. Using advanced technology also helps improve the comfort of your child during treatment! In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist wants to explain how we use dental lasers to help treat oral health issues in a comfortable way with a faster healing period!

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Does Root Canal Therapy Help A Child’s Infected Tooth?

dallas kids root canalWhen a cavity forms, a lifelike filling is placed in one visit to save the tooth and prevent worsening pain. But what if your child’s tooth becomes infected? Will they need a root canal procedure like an adult would? In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about how we treat infections with a conservative alternative known as a pulpotomy.

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What Kind Of Crown Will Your Child Need?

dallas kids crownsWhen a cavity develops in your little one’s smile, or a minor chip occurs, then a filling or bonding could repair the tooth using color-matched composite resin. But what if a child’s tooth is severely damaged, or develops an advanced case of decay or an infection? In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist will explain how we restore smiles with crowns, and which kind we may prescribe.

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