Category: Preventive Treatments

What to Expect During Your Child’s Dental Checkup

For many adults, routine dental checkup and cleaning appointments seem like second nature. Few people can remember a time when they didn’t visit the dentist on a regular basis. However, there was such a time, and for children who haven’t grown accustomed to it, visits to the dentist’s office can seem completely out of the… Read more »

Confused About Fluoride? We Have Answers!

Preventive dental care for children isn’t much different than your own preventive dental care routine. In addition to good hygiene at home, it also takes sticking to a regular schedule of checkups and cleanings at the dentist’s office. However, when children receive a professional checkup and cleaning, part of the focus is on helping them… Read more »

When Your Child’s Oral Health Can Use a Boost

Once you teach your child the basics of good dental hygiene and the importance of sticking to them, you can rest a little easier that they have a decent chance of keeping their smiles healthy for life. However, your child’s oral health status and needs can change quickly as their teeth and oral structures develop,… Read more »

Start Your Child’s Summer Right With A Checkup

Since homeschool has ended for kids in the Dallas, TX, area, and summer break has begun, now is the perfect time to set up a dental checkup appointment! A visit once every six months helps kids of all ages, from infants to teens, maintain better oral health. In today’s blog, we’re taking a close look… Read more »

A Few Ways We Help Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

When it comes to caring for your child’s teeth, some things are common knowledge, like the need to teach them how to stick to good dental hygiene practices every day. However, there are several specific ways in which you can help your child improve their ability to protect their teeth and oral health besides brushing… Read more »

We Offer Stronger Smiles With Fluoride Treatments

Last week, we explained how dental sealants help protect little smiles from the onset of tooth decay. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at another unique preventive treatment option: fluoride treatments! Your Dallas, TX, dentist will explain how we apply this protective varnish to your child’s smile, and what you can do to help… Read more »

How Do Dental Sealants Help Prevent Cavities?

Children are prone to cavities, and being on summer break only increases their risk, as now they have more time for snacking and indulging their sweet tooth. Since schools in the area have been closed since March, your little ones have essentially had a jump on summer break! Fortunately, your Dallas, TX, dentist has a… Read more »

Are Fluoride and Dental Sealants Good for Kids’ Teeth?

Most of the treatments that we design for children’s teeth are designed with a heavy focus on prevention. For example, routine checkups and cleanings are general services that are designed to help prevent a wide range of issues, from tooth decay to tooth damage, and more. In addition to routine cleanings, however, your child may… Read more »

What to Ask the Dentist During Your Child’s Checkup

You might not always be 100% sure that you’re doing all you can to help your child care for their teeth. Perhaps you should be doing more; maybe it was too early to have them brush and floss on their own; what if a cavity is already developing? The good news is you can get… Read more »

Tips to Wean Your Kids Off of a Candy Addiction

The most common threat to your child’s teeth isn’t sugar or candy, but rather the oral bacteria that make up dental plaque and metabolize sugar into more harmful substances. For example, certain types of oral bacteria turn sugar (and other types of carbs) into acids, which then sap your child’s teeth and their enamel of… Read more »