When to Consider Extracting Your Child’s Tooth

One of the most important goals in your child’s continued dental health care is to help them preserve their healthy, natural teeth without any, or with minimal, complications. This is especially important during the early years of your child’s oral health development, before their permanent teeth have developed and their oral structures have stopped growing. However, in some instances, promoting healthy growth and development of your child’s teeth and oral structures might require extracting one of your child’s teeth in order to avoid even more concerns with their smiles. (more…)

Treatments that Can Address Your Child’s Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies aren’t age-specific, and many of the same problems that might unexpectedly affect your oral health might also become problems for children. Fortunately, addressing your child’s dental emergency isn’t necessarily more complicated. Depending on the specific concern, we can personalize the right emergency dental treatment to help alleviate their discomfort and restore their healthy smiles. Today, we examine a few common types of treatments that can address many of the kinds of emergencies children might experience. (more…)

Does Your Child’s Tooth Hurt? Here’s What You Should Know

Children are great at exaggerating, but when it comes to complaints about their dental health, it’s always safer to take them seriously. For example, if your child complains of a toothache, it could be a warning sign of something more significant, such as a cavity. Even if your child exaggerates the level of pain they feel, the fact that the tooth hurts at all may be an important warning. Today, we examine a few things you should know if your child’s tooth hurts, including what it could mean and how we can help alleviate the problem. (more…)

What to Do When Your Child Has a Dental Emergency

The prevention of things like tooth decay and other consequences of oral bacteria buildup are often the main focus of your child’s preventive oral health care routine. However, there is no dental treatment that can prevent a dental emergency from occurring. Fortunately, if your child has a dental emergency, there are ways to help prevent the situation from getting worse and having a more negative impact on your child’s long-term oral health. (more…)