You don’t love thinking about cavities when it comes to your kiddos but you know that tooth decay is always a possibility. Some parents feel extremely stressed out at the thought of the development of even one cavity, while others wonder if they should be more worried. Of course, our Dallas, TX team encourages you to simply take a straightforward look at decay, to understand prevention and treatment, and to stick to the facts. When you do this, you’ll be helping your child maintain excellent oral health through the easy means required!
Babies and art museums…not two things you might immediately think go together. However, just because you have a little one doesn’t mean you can’t indulge your artistic interests. If you’ve been wanting to see the Margarita Cabrera exhibition at Dallas Contemporary, pack up your babe and head over to the museum. Just as early visits to a dental office help familiarize your baby with checkups and cleanings, so visiting an art museum will introduce your child to different forms of art. (more…)
Cavities are the most common threat to your child’s teeth, and preventing them is an important aspect of their routine dental care. The good news is that, while there is no single treatment or dental solution that’s guaranteed to prevent cavities, there are specific measures you can take to help protect your child’s teeth from them. At our Dallas, TX, children’s dental office, cavity prevention and treatment are important aspects of the care we provide. Today, we examine a few of the most effective ways to help your child prevent them. (more…)
Root canal treatment is a popular solution for adults who experience severe tooth decay. When the infection reaches the pulp of the tooth, which is the chamber that houses the nerves and blood vessels, removing the infected tissues is the most effective way of stopping it from growing worse. However, conventional root canal treatment can often be more than a younger, smaller tooth can take. At our Dallas, TX, children’s dental office, we offer a pediatric version of traditional root canal treatment, known as pulpotomy, to address invasive tooth decay in children’s teeth and preserve their healthy smiles. (more…)
It’s important to you that your children grow up with a strong understanding of sustainability and green practices. This is something that you have incorporated into your life and it extends into all facets of your daily experience! However, when it comes to your kiddos, you aren’t always entirely sure how to implement green practices, since they’re still learning what that really means. Our Dallas, TX team reminds you that though they may not fully embrace the concept until they’re a bit older, one thing you can certainly do is make dental hygiene a greener experience with very simple decisions. Your kids will pick up on the details and you’ll know you’re headed in the right direction!
When you learn that your child requires a dental filling for tooth decay, you may assume it’s okay to prioritize a long list of other things before you follow through on scheduling a visit. Unfortunately, this may not work out as well as you might hope! Fillings are time sensitive and, since we are well aware that many individuals don’t know this, our Dallas, TX team is ready to explain why! Call us just as soon as you can, so we may restore your kiddo’s oral health.
One second everything is fine and the next, your child is experiencing a serious smile concern. It could be something you cannot really see but your child’s tears are enough to tell you something is wrong. Or, it could be a broken or dislodged tooth, swelling, etc. So, as a parent, how do you know when to contact us for emergency dental care, when to head to the ER, or when to call us during business hours to schedule a regular visit? Take a moment as our Dallas, TX team speaks to those particulars.
When spring is inching its way toward us, one of the things on your mind may be the fact that with the changing over of the seasons, there comes time for a nice, big organizational and cleansing ritual we know as spring cleaning! Depending on your particular outlook, this may or may not be your cup of tea. The good news? While your kids may not be old enough to really help that much just yet, you can look at a spring cleaning in a positive light if you consider it an educational, fun opportunity to promote dental hygiene with the kids! Consider some ways our Dallas, TX team thinks you can make this an enjoyable, teachable moment.
Here comes spring break! If you haven’t already mapped out a full week of fun activities but you’re starting to realize you would love to have something interesting planned, why not coax out your family’s artistic side? You’ll have access to Spring Break at the Nasher for the entire week, so don’t miss it!
We have been reminding you that as the weather warms up and spring quickly approaches, it’s a good idea to make sure your kids are getting enough water. However, there’s something else to throw into the mix when you’re focused on protecting your children’s oral health during this much more active time of year: If your kiddos play sports of any kind, a mouthguard is an exceptionally good idea to keep their smiles safe. Gather more facts from our Dallas, TX team!