What To Do When You Kid Has A Dental Emergency

dental emergencyA dental emergency can happen to anyone, but the playful exuberance of kids, not to mention their self-perceived invulnerability, leads to them injuring their mouths more frequently than adults. Unfortunately, not all incidents occur while the dentist’s office is open, so it is important to know what to do in a variety of these situations. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about what to do when a dental emergency befalls your child. (more…)

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…)