Category: Family Dentistry

Your Child’s First Dental Appointment

Your young child will reach many important milestones early in life. Keeping up with them will be exciting, but it can also lead to questions about what you need to do to respond to these developments. One important milestone is the arrival of your child’s first tooth. Once their teeth start to develop, you will… Read more »

Children Also Need To Floss

Last week we did a reminder post on proper brushing for kids of all ages. Now, we would like to take a look at an even more important oral hygiene habit: flossing! Children need to begin flossing at an early age, and keep this habit up, in order to avoid issues like cavities or even… Read more »

The Importance Of A Dental Cleaning

Our last blog briefly touched on dental cleaning, but we think this topic needs more attention. A dental cleaning is helpful for kids of all ages, and could be crucial for avoiding poor oral health issues, ranging from tooth decay to gingivitis in older children. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist is discussing… Read more »

How a Dental Crown Can Protect Tiny Smiles

Emphasizing the importance in keeping up with oral health and hygiene from a young age is an excellent step toward acquiring a beautiful, lifelong smile. While children’s teeth are growing and developing, procedures such as sealants and fluoride treatments may be utilized to give an extra boost in strength. When cavities and worse arise, however,… Read more »

Treatments To Give Your Child’s Smile A Boost Of Strength

Practicing excellent oral health habits at home such as regularly flossing and brushing is a great way to get children excited about their oral health as well as maintenance. Younger smiles need great attention, from being conscious about sugar and soda intake to being on top of hygiene. With this in mind, however, there are… Read more »

When Your Child Grinds Their Teeth Too Often

There are plenty of things to worry about when it comes to keeping your child’s smile healthy, such as teaching them good hygiene practices and helping them prevent cavity formation. However, some things are out of your control or ability to help them prevent, and the best thing you can do to preserve your child’s… Read more »

How Candy Can Cause Oral Bacteria To Spread

The leaves are changing colors and falling to the ground, the weather has gotten significantly cooler, and Fall is officially upon us. With Halloween just around the corner, we are officially in the holiday season. The only thing on most children’s minds, more likely than not, is trick-or-treating, and finding out what this year’s haul… Read more »

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Instilling upon children at a young age that oral health and hygiene is very important, and making sure a routine is followed reduces the risk of developing problems that require extensive treatment later on. While you may be following good habits, keep in mind that dental emergencies such as chipped, cracked, broken, or even knock-out… Read more »

Virtual Fun For Families In Dallas

Every Friday we take a little break from discussing children’s dentistry to talk about our community! We want you and your family to know all about the fun events and activities that are happening virtually, so you can enjoy them from the comfort (and safety) of your own home. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX,… Read more »

Is Your Child Ready To Brush Their Teeth Without Help?

Children become less dependent on their parents for help as they age, but it can be tough to know when they are ready for a particular task. Allowing them to start brushing and flossing on their own before they are ready can raise their risk for oral health problems. Without the dexterity to fully clean… Read more »