Category: Cavities/Tooth Decay

Managing an Infected Tooth with a Crown

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… Read more »

Added Protection Against Disease

Just like adult smiles, tiny grins need a standard regimen of routine preventive care at home, such as brushing or flossing, coupled with regular dental maintenance visits in order to ensure their healthy development. While you and your little one might be on top of your preventive dental game, sometimes little grins need an added… Read more »

Help Your Child Avoid the Need for a Tooth Filling

The best reason to help your child optimize their dental hygiene routines and stick to a schedule of checkups and cleanings is to avoid the development of potentially serious problems with their oral health. Tooth decay, the condition that leads to cavities, is one of more common of these problems, and many children may need… Read more »

3 Ways Time Matters to Your Child’s Cavity

Timing is everything when it comes to preventing or treating oral health concerns, especially when it comes to your child’s smile. For example, when your child develops a cavity in a tooth, the reason can often be due to infrequently timed or inconsistent dental hygiene practices, or too-frequent exposure to sugary foods and beverages. The… Read more »

What Kind of Treatments Can Relieve Your Child’s Toothache?

When your child has a toothache, addressing it isn’t always easy, especially on your own. That’s because the discomfort is often a sign of something wrong with your child’s tooth, and addressing the underlying concern requires professional dental treatment. Today, we examine a few such concerns and how they can lead to your child’s tooth… Read more »

The Real Dangers of Tooth Decay for Your Child

The earliest stages of tooth decay don’t seem that serious at first. As your child’s tooth enamel grows weaker and weaker, their teeth might start to feel more sensitive, but the seriousness of the condition may not be apparent until the symptoms become much more severe. Because of this, children can often experience serious levels… Read more »

What Could Cause A Child To Develop A Cavity?

Tooth decay is a widespread oral health concern, one that could impact babies, children, and teens. But what causes a cavity to develop, and can we take steps to avoid them? In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist takes a look at the factors behind cavities, and what you need to know to keep… Read more »

Watch Out For Cavity-Causing Sweets

When we think about summertime, we think about fun in the sun, and also, our favorite summer treats. Snow cones, ice cream, lemonade, and other sugar-rich items are staples of these blistering Texas days. However, too much of a good thing is a recipe for cavities. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks… Read more »

Why Cavities Are Such a Common Concern

The focus on cavities in your child’s routine dental care is an especially important one. That’s because the tooth decay that causes it affects more than 90% of people to some degree by the time their adults. The good news is that treating cavities is typically easy, and preventing it can be successful with the… Read more »

What Tooth Enamel Has to Do with Cavity Prevention

There are many different aspects that relate to the health and integrity of your child’s teeth, especially when it comes to preventing things like cavities from developing. However, one of the most important things to remember is that your child’s teeth already have a highly effective defense mechanism – the enamel that surrounds and protects… Read more »