Category: Cavities/Tooth Decay

What if Your Child Gets a Cavity?

Protecting your child’s teeth means protecting them from a variety of potential threats, which is why good education about dental hygiene is one of their most important lessons. Cavities are only one of those potential threats, but they make up a significant portion of the problems that children can experience with their oral health. While… Read more »

Why Treating Cavities Is So Time-Sensitive

Tooth decay and cavities are common enough that most people recognize the threat they might pose to their teeth. They may even recognize the threat it can pose to a child’s long-term oral health if it’s allowed to progress enough. However, the time-sensitive nature of addressing tooth decay isn’t always obvious until the condition has… Read more »

Why Do Kids Seem More Likely to Get Cavities?

A lot of people assume that children are more likely to get cavities in their teeth than adults are. In some ways, that’s true, but not for any reason involving children’s teeth, specifically. No matter how old the tooth is, a cavity develops the same way – when oral bacteria infect a tooth’s structure. Either… Read more »

What to Do if You’re Worried Your Kid Has a Cavity

Prevention is the most important part of dental care for children and adults. However, even an excellent hygiene routine and regular visits to the dentist might not always be enough to ease your worries when it comes to your child’s smile. At our Dallas, TX, children’s dental office, we’re dedicated to helping protect and preserve… Read more »

Improve Your Child’s Chances of Never Needing a Pulpotomy!

Some dental treatments aren’t usually appropriate for children, for many reasons. For example, if your child loses a baby (primary) tooth, then replacing it with a dental implant wouldn’t be as good as an idea as it would be for an adult who loses a tooth. Root canal therapy is another treatment that’s usually recommended… Read more »

Giving Kids a Better Chance at Preventing Cavities

Every parent wants their children to enjoy a lifetime of healthy, cavity-free smiles. However, it takes more than wishful thinking to protect kids smiles, which is why we focus on helping children of all ages proactively prevent cavities from forming with compassionate, high-quality care and conservative dental treatment options. From making good hygiene and education… Read more »

Juice! It’s Yummy But Don’t Overlook The Reality. 

Yes, your kids love juice. You may even love juice! You might enjoy the stuff that has added sugar some of the time. Or, you may avoid it at all costs. You may even make your own at home. No matter the type you and your kiddos like, our Dallas, TX team wants you to… Read more »

Your Child’s Tooth Decay: Questions You Really Want Answered

There may be some tooth decay questions you would really love to bring up, when you come in for your child’s dental visits with our Dallas, TX team! However, that doesn’t always mean that you have done so! You may feel a little silly about some of your questions (as though you should already know… Read more »

Signs There’s A Cavity Brewing! 

Of course, you keep up with your dental checkups and cleanings with us! Generally speaking, when you’re on track with the professional part of your dental care with our Dallas, TX practice and you and your child are on track at home with dental hygiene, oral health remains on track, too! However, when bacteria make… Read more »

Things You Can Do to Teach Your Child to Avoid Cavities

Brushing and flossing teeth every day is important. In fact, it’s one of the first lessons we teach children about good dental hygiene, along with visiting the dentist regularly for routine checkups and cleanings. However, successfully preventing cavities often requires more than just good basic hygiene. At our Dallas, TX, children’s dental office, we can… Read more »