Category: Restorations for Kids

When Tooth Extraction Is Part of Your Child’s Treatment

The differences between children’s dental care and dental treatment for adults are often more subtle than you might realize. For instance, teeth of all ages need certain routine care and preventive measures, such as routine dental checkups and cleanings. For both adults and children, the goal of consistent dental care is typically to preserve as… Read more »

What Should Your Child Receive A Root Canal?

When a tooth develops a cavity, we often address the concern in the early stages with a filling. But what if the cavity has reached a more advanced stage, or a painful infection or dental abscess has developed in your child’s tooth? In these cases, a root canal from your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist could… Read more »

Make Sure Your Child Takes Care of Their Filling

When a cavity develops in your child’s tooth and you treat it early enough, the tooth can often be saved with the help of a biocompatible tooth filling. Once the filling is placed, however, it’s tempting to consider the problem solved, and your child’s tooth completely safe from harm. The truth, however, is that tooth… Read more »

Can Your Child’s Severely Decayed Tooth Be Saved?

One of the most important reasons why prevention is such a heavy focus of your child’s dental health care is because, once a problem like tooth decay develops, it’s impact must be addressed immediately. The longer it takes, the more advanced the decay or other concern can become, and the treatment needed to address could… Read more »

Should Baby Teeth Get Dental Crowns?

Knowing that your child’s primary teeth, or baby teeth, are going to fall out eventually to make room for their adult teeth can sometimes lead to false assumptions. For instance, if a baby tooth becomes damaged or compromised in some way, parents may not think it’s important to address it since the tooth will be… Read more »

What to Consider if Your Child Needs a Tooth Filling

The good thing about modern dental care for children is that most of the concerns they might face are much simpler to overcome than you might expect. That includes cavities, which are the number one chronic concern with children’s and adults’ teeth. When detected and treated early, your child’s cavity may be addressed conservatively with… Read more »

A Root Canal Alternative For Little Smiles

As part of our approach to emergency dentistry, we offer treatments to help children in the Dallas, TX, area with infected teeth. As an alternative to traditional root canal procedures, our pediatric dentist provides a pulpotomy. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about this procedure, and how to prevent the onset of cavities and… Read more »

Does A Toothache Mean Your Child Needs A Filling?

If your child talks about pain in a tooth, then this could mean the presence of a cavity. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about solutions for a serious oral health issues like cavities, and whether your child could benefit from a filling. Your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist also talks about how to safeguard… Read more »

3 Times When Your Child’s Tooth Might Need Extraction

One of the most important goals of children’s dental care is to help your child preserve their healthy, natural smiles to promote better oral health growth and development. Sometimes, however, that goal is interrupted by a tooth that has to be extracted, and removing it could be necessary to preserving the rest of your child’s… Read more »

What to Do When Your Child Has Severe Tooth Decay

Tooth decay often plays a major role in children’s dental health care. In fact, most people experience it at some point in their lives, and for many people, the first instance is during their childhood. The good news is that tooth decay is more preventable today than it’s ever been thanks to advancements in dental… Read more »