Lucky for you and your little one, there truly is a lot you can do to keep your child’s smile healthy and free of problems like tooth decay, gum disease, and other concerns. Fortunately, if you are already practicing good daily hygiene with brushing and flossing (and remembering to visit us once every six months for preventive care visits) then you’re already doing an exceptional job. However, if you find yourself seeking out even more extensive protection, we’ve got some extremely effective and helpful suggestions.
There are so many exciting milestones in your little one’s life. Some are extremely enjoyable, like a first laugh or smile. Then there are others – like loose baby teeth – that bring with them a mixed bag of emotions. You may initially feel excited at the simple prospect of watching your child’s smile develop into a grown-up grin. However, trying to decide how to approach a loose tooth (to pull or not to pull?) can leave you frazzled. Rest easy – we will fill you in on the best approach. And, of course, we can always offer assistance or a dental extraction if necessary.
Few things can completely throw you and leave you feeling frantic like the sudden injury or discomfort of your child. When it comes to dental mishaps, we are ready to help you and your little one at a moment’s notice. As long as your child is not suffering from a true medical emergency (which occurs when your child’s life is at risk) then we will schedule an emergency dental visit. To ensure you make it to our office feeling confident, we encourage you to learn more about the best way to respond should an accident occur.
Do you love a good, old-fashioned fair and rodeo? Do you wish for the exciting rides and delicious fair food but you often long for a smaller town experience for yourself and your little ones? Fortunately, you can achieve your dream by heading just a bit out of Dallas for the afternoon and evening to enjoy some family-friendly fun.
You may have flossing and brushing down to a science but that doesn’t mean you feel completely confident about every single choice you’re making. When it comes to selecting the proper products to achieve excellent home preventive care, you may find that you’re doing your best but a bit more education would be nice. To ensure you’re offering your child the most effective daily brushing, consider some easy-to-follow suggestions for making the best toothpaste selection possible for your little ones.
During your child’s dental checkup we look for a long list of concerns. True, our immediate focus includes concerns about oral health, including issues like gum disease or tooth decay. However, we also take a close look at the way your child’s teeth are developing. If they develop in such a way that will result in misalignment, it’s important that we begin discussing whether your child will require orthodontic care quite early on. The sooner we begin guiding teeth into place, the easier it is to achieve optimal results.
Sure, your little one may eat something every now and then that results in some not-so-pleasant breath. However, if you begin to notice that this is a daily problem, you may find yourself concerned that something more complex is happening. While your instincts are correct – there is certainly an underlying factor involved with bad breath – there are also a variety of solutions. Do a bit of detective work to narrow down the possibilities and you will find that attaining fresh breath is just around the corner.
When a circus refers to itself as “the most interactive circus in the world” and “the best circus in the world” it can make you feel pretty silly for not making an appearance when the performers come through town. Ready for a fun, family-friendly event? Get your tickets ASAP!
There’s just something about finding out your child’s teeth are healthy and free of cavities during a checkup that fills you with joy and relief. However, there’s also something about avoiding dental fillings that often causes parents to wonder if they’ve been lucky or if there’s anything else they can do to protect a child’s smiles from tooth decay. Fortunately, keeping your child safe from the negative effects of plaque – particularly cavities – is something we can easily speak to. By adhering to some simple guidelines (that will protect your smile, too) you can rest easy knowing you’re doing a wonderful job as a mom or dad.
You may wonder when exactly dental care is supposed to begin. After all, your baby smiles the cutest smile you’ve ever seen, but for a while it’s a toothless grin you’re ooh-ing and ahh-ing over. We also recognize that a major concern may be how to approach daily hygiene, while remaining careful to avoid irritating baby’s delicate tissues. Fortunately, by becoming familiar with the basics, you will know just what to do, when to do it, and how to keep your little one’s smile in excellent shape from the get-go.