Friday is finally here! Which means in lieu of our usual dental topics, we would like to focus on the community. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist will look at three events that your family can enjoy either socially distant in person, or virtually from the comfort of your own home. Don’t forget, you can also schedule a visit for a checkup and cleaning, so your little one continues to enjoy a healthy smile.
Just like you, kids need to clean their teeth daily to control plaque buildup and lower the risk of tooth decay. However, younger children may need a little help. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist will explain how to help your children brush, and what you need to know about keeping little smiles strong!
Often, kids may feel anxious about visiting the office or undergoing treatment. In addition, others could have special needs that make receiving treatment difficult. Fortunately, to help ensure every patient feels calm and relaxed when they undergo treatment, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist offers sedation dentistry.
Each Friday, we like to take a break from the usual topics on children’s dentistry to look at fun community events you can attend with your family. In light of the pandemic, we’re focusing on events that can either be attended virtually or socially-distant. In addition, don’t forget to schedule your child’s first 2021 visit with your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist.
What should you do if your child chips a tooth, or knocks one out? These are examples of common dental emergencies, and situations that need attention right away. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist will explain how we treat emergency situations, and what you can do ease discomfort before seeing us.
While fillings, crowns, and root canal treatment help repair damaged or decayed teeth, sometimes protecting a little smile means removing a tooth. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist will explain when an extraction could benefit the health, stability, and function of your child’s smile, and what to expect from the treatment process!
Now that winter is here and we’re in for plenty of cold, rainy days, you may be looking for fun activities to do with your kids on the weekends. Since COVID-19 is still a major presence in the Dallas, TX, community, we’re looking at events that can be enjoyed virtually or from a safe social distance! In addition, don’t forget that now is a great time to schedule your child’s first checkup and cleaning of 2021.
Your child’s primary teeth are crucial for not only helping them eat, but guiding permanent teeth in place. Which is why their health, and ensuring they fall out on schedule, is crucial. But what if a primary tooth develops a cavity? In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist explains why even baby teeth need fillings!
When kids develop tooth decay, we often address the issue quickly with natural-looking dental fillings. But what if a child develops an infected or abscessed tooth? Will your child need to undergo a root canal treatment? In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist discusses the benefits of a pulpotomy, a conservative alternative to root canal therapy.
While your little one may be brushing regularly and you are instilling great preventive health care habits, sometimes cavities or other dental concerns can still develop due to a number of other factors, including diet and more. When this occurs, your pediatric dentist may recommend a filling to restore your child’s grin. But what happens when decay or disease has progressed? In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX pediatric dentist addresses what to do in the event of an infection, including protecting teeth with a dental crown. (more…)