Category: Preventive Treatments

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 »

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 »

Toothbrush Choices: Keeping Smiles Bright And Healthy! 

You brush your teeth and ensure that your children brush their teeth, in part, because our Dallas, TX team tells you that you should. You also do it because you know it’s for the protection of your family’s oral health. While you probably have most of the details pretty well figured out at this point,… Read more »

Smile Reminders: As The Holidays Draw Near 

You know that as the holiday season draws nearer and nearer, there are probably some things that we have to say about your child’s smile. If you really concentrate and put your mind to it, you’re guessing that there are some details you would be able to conjure up on your own in terms of… Read more »

How Fluoride and Dental Sealants Work

Children’s dental care isn’t vastly different from routine adult dental care, but there are several unique concerns that children have that most adults don’t. Therefore, children’s dentistry includes a number of specific measures designed to help children specifically boost their oral health and dental hygiene efforts. For example, at our Dallas, TX, children’s dental office,… Read more »

3 Important Details About Digital X-Rays!

You know, after you’ve done even a tiny bit of investigative work, that when your child receives a preventive dental visit with us (including a dental checkup and dental cleaning), one aspect of care will include digital X-rays. This is just like what Mom and Dad receive during their smile care. With that said, however,… Read more »

Baby Tooth Removal: Extremely Important Reminders

Of course, you probably always imagined the exciting experience of looking on, as your child’s baby teeth fell out one by one and that is probably what you’ll end up getting to do! With that said, however, it is always possible for the unexpected to show up. Perhaps your child ends up with an accidentally… Read more »

FAQs From Parents: About Preventive Dental Visits

You may have scheduled and attended dental appointments for yourself many, many times in your life, none of which managed to cause you any sort of anxiety. However, you may also find that as you’re scheduling your child’s preventive dental visits, you’re suddenly feeling somewhat (or very) nervous, you’re full of questions, and you feel… Read more »