Category: Restorations for Kids

Ensuring Your Child’s Comfort With Sedation

Often, kids may feel anxious about visiting the office or undergoing treatment. In addition, others could have special needs that make receiving treatment difficult. Fortunately, to help ensure every patient feels calm and relaxed when they undergo treatment, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist offers sedation dentistry.

Do Children Ever Need Root Canal Therapy?

When kids develop tooth decay, we often address the issue quickly with natural-looking dental fillings. But what if a child develops an infected or abscessed tooth? Will your child need to undergo a root canal treatment? In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist discusses the benefits of a pulpotomy, a conservative alternative to root… Read more »

When Your Child’s Tooth Decay Gets Serious

There are many different concerns that your child might experience with their dental health, but that they can largely avoid with good dental hygiene and right level of preventive care. Tooth decay is one of the more common of these concerns, and fortunately for many kids, preventing and treating it can often be minimally invasive…. Read more »

How a Dental Crown Might Improve Your Child’s Oral Health

While prevention is typically the main focus of your child’s dental care, there may sometimes be a need for more involved treatment to address a particular issue with your child’s tooth or oral health. For example, if your child’s tooth cracks or breaks, or experiences some other form of damage, then restoring the tooth with… Read more »

3 Ways a Filling Can Save Your Child’s Smile

Typically, the goal of dental health treatment for your child is to help them preserve their smiles, which entails helping them prevent the common conditions that could threaten it. However, if a problem does develop, such as a cavity in your child’s tooth, then saving their smile means addressing it as soon as possible. With… Read more »

Does Your Child’s Tooth Need a Filling?

When you child complains of a toothache, or exhibits other signs of a concern with their teeth, it isn’t easy to diagnose the cause of it on your own. Therefore, it can be difficult or impossible to help your child find any lasting relief from their discomfort, much less prevent it from returning and progressing…. Read more »

What Treating Your Child’s Cavity Means

The majority of the time, protecting your child’s oral health means doing all you can to help them prevent common dental concerns, like cavities. By teaching them good dental hygiene and bringing them to the dentist for routine checkups and cleanings, you can do a lot to help them protect their smiles. However, there’s no… Read more »

When Is Crowning Your Child’s Tooth a Good Idea?

Some dental treatments are always a good idea for your child. For example, children always require routine dental checkups and cleanings on a consistent basis in order to keep their teeth healthy, clean, and developing properly. On occasion, they might also require more direct treatment, such as fluoride and/or dental sealants to provide more effective… Read more »

When Your Child’s Smile Needs Restoration

For the most part, consistent dental care for children isn’t typically complex. Like dental care for adults, the most frequent need is to practice good dental hygiene and receive preventive care on a consistent basis. However, children can sometimes develop problems with their healthy, natural tooth structure, and when they do, it’s important to address… Read more »

Do Children Ever Benefit From Root Canals?

When we see little smiles with cavities, we often address the problem in one visit with a simple filling. But what if a tooth has more than a cavity, what if a severe infection or abscess has developed? In these scenarios, which would normally call for an endodontic procedure known as a root canal, your… Read more »