Category: Restorations for Kids

Help Your Kids Smile Confidently Again with Smile Restorations: Part One

Despite your best efforts to help your kids care for their smiles, there may still be times when they will require restorative dentistry to treat a variety of issues that can threaten their oral health. Approximately 40 percent of school-aged children will struggle with dental cavities, for instance. Many more will chip or crack a… Read more »

Could Restorative Dental Treatment Help Your Child Smile Again?

It might seem like kids can enjoy eating whatever they want, because their baby teeth will eventually fall out anyways? Unfortunately this type of thinking can lead to extremely poor oral health, including cavities, gum disease and other dental problems a child could spend years trying to overcome. Fortunately, if your kid has developed a… Read more »

Does Your Child Need a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns are frequently used as restorative treatment. That’s because they are versatile and strong ways to deal with many dental issues, including chips, cracks, deep cavities or even to seal and protect a tooth after root canal treatment. Yet many parents don’t realize that dental crowns are sometimes the best restorative treatment for their… Read more »

My Kid Has a Cavity; Now What?

As a parent, it can be frustrating and sometimes frightening to learn that your child has a dental issue like a cavity. Your first reaction may be to worry what restorative treatment will entail, followed quickly by questions about how his or her smile will be affected cosmetically. You may also be wondering what can… Read more »

A Root Canal Doesn’t Have to Be Scary for You or Your Kid

For many people, “root canal” has long been a term that strikes fear in their hearts, often without them even understanding why. In actuality, the term root canal is simply a reference to a part of the tooth, not a dental procedure, much less a frightening one. Yet many patients still feel fear when told… Read more »

Does Your Child Need Restorative Dentistry? Part Two

Are you concerned that your child may be struggling with a dental issue, like a cavity or even an infection? It can sometimes be hard for parents to determine if their children are suffering from dental issues, because many kids are not great at communicating when there is a change to their teeth or gums…. Read more »

Does Your Child Need Restorative Dentistry? Part One

Has your son recently begun complaining about tooth pain? Does your daughter whine, while brushing her teeth, that it hurts to do so? Did you notice your son threw away most of his last ice cream cone, even though the flavor is his favorite? Have you seen your daughter holding the side of her mouth,… Read more »

How Do I Know If My Kid Has a Cavity? Part Two

Now that you know common symptoms of a cavity, like grey lines, discomfort and sensitivity to hot or cold foods, are you wondering what to do if your kid develops one? It can still be difficult to diagnose a cavity, at home, especially if your children are not very observant or good at telling you… Read more »

Does Your Child Need a Dental Crown?

You might think that restorative dental crowns are only necessary for adults. But crowns can actually be incredibly helpful for kids with dental issues, as well. Crowns are generally used to help protect damaged teeth, often helping to prevent infection, or worse, the need for an extraction. Though often associated with permanent teeth, dental crowns… Read more »

Could a Dental Crown Help Correct Your Kid’s Smile?

Many parents don’t realize that adults aren’t the only ones that may require restorative dental treatment. Even children whose permanent teeth have not yet fully erupted, may struggle with issues like a dental cavity, or worse, an infection. In some cases the dentist may recommend a root canal, or a pulpotomy. But in many cases… Read more »