The gum health of your child is extremely important – unhealthy gum tissue may quickly result in severe side effects that endanger your child’s immediate and long-term oral health. The disappointing news is that periodontal problems can affect everyone, including your child. However, the exceptional news is that preventing gum issues is actually quite simple as long as you know what you’re doing. To learn more about your child’s oral health, we invite you to consider answers to frequently asked questions about gum health. In the meantime, remember to ask your remaining questions during your child’s next dental checkup.
Like many parents, you are likely concerned about the appropriate ages for thumb sucking and may be curious about potentially negative side effects. The good news is that by learning more about what to expect, you will feel informed and much more relaxed about your little one’s habits. Even better news? Even if you feel completely knowledgeable but still have some questions or concerns, we are always glad to schedule a dental checkup for your child, so we can assist in maintaining your child’s best oral health.
Has your youngster been a fan of Nick Jonas for as long as you can remember? Perhaps since the days of the Jonas Brothers. Or, maybe you’re his biggest fan and have been tirelessly playing his songs to your son or daughter in an effort to create another super-fan. Whatever the case, you will be excited to learn about this upcoming concert that – particularly if you can rope the whole family into going – will be a fun time for everyone.
If you aren’t quite sure how to best brush your smile for effective dental hygiene you may wonder if you’re passing along the best information and advice to your little one. The good news is that you and your child can both brush together – and potentially brush even better – by following some simple guidelines for ensuring you get your teeth and gums squeaky clean. Rest easy, even if you have been taking a misstep here or there, getting back on track toward an extremely clean, fresh smile is simple.
While taking care of your own smile requires dedication, making sure your little one’s smile remains healthy brings your commitment to a whole new level. As a result, your attention to separating myths from facts regarding children’s dentistry may become something at which you become consistently more adept. Of course, to make sure you are making the best choices for your child, we encourage you to bring your questions to us. We will shed light on the facts that will protect your son or daughter’s oral health.
When you discover that your child needs restorative care to make a repair, you may find yourself feeling conflicted. You know that restoring and protecting your child’s oral health is essential to promoting a lasting smile. However, you may have concerns about whether your child will feel comfortable and if treatment is really necessary. First, allow us to reassure you that we always place the comfort of your son or daughter at the top of our list of concerns. In addition to applying local anesthetic during treatments, we also offer sedation dentistry. As for acting with urgency regarding restorations, we encourage you to learn more about the benefits as a means of gaining a clearer perspective.
Are you a seasoned vet when it comes to Shakespearean performances? Or do you find yourself on the other end of the spectrum, having a surprising amount of knowledge regarding the storylines but having seen very few – if any – live performances? Whether you’re a long-time fan of seeing the Bard’s stories acted out or a newbie, catch this final performance of Shakespeare Dallas before the season wraps up – it’s sure to be an enjoyable experience.
Keeping your child’s smile healthy and looking beautiful may require a wide variety of treatments. For instance, we always strive to protect your little one’s smile and surrounding supportive structures by practicing excellent prevention (while instructing you in home care). However, that doesn’t mean an occasional problem will not arise. A problem – of course – that we are ready to address and resolve right away with restorative services. Do you feel confident in dental care but you’re still curious about the pediatric dental services we offer for your son or daughter? Learn a bit more about your options for a broader understanding of what you can expect.
Your children’s teeth are more than just milestones; they’re placeholders for the adult teeth that will eventually grow in their place. Therefore, keeping their primary teeth healthy and in good shape is as important, and sometimes more so, as keeping your own smile healthy and disease-free. The first thing they should learn, then, is how to brush and floss their teeth effectively (and consistently) at home. Since professional dental care is also a vital part of children’s good dental health, you should also teach your children the importance of visiting the dentist regularly, and what to expect when they do. (more…)
When your typically smiley, happy baby suddenly becomes a fussy, seemingly uncomfortable frowner, you know something has changed. If common symptoms accompany this shift, your instincts that teething has begun are probably spot on. However, particularly if this is your first child, you may find that you have a long list of questions that you would love to have answered. Fortunately, we are ready to provide you with the information you seek. Keep in mind, if you have additional inquiries or simply feel uneasy, we are always happy to schedule a dental checkup for your child.