By carefully cleaning their teeth and providing smart meal and snack choices, you can help your kids avoid trouble with cavities. Unfortunately, children can experience difficulties with decay despite your efforts. The good news is that your Dallas, TX pediatric dentist can address this issue while minimizing changes to their appearance and tooth. Our practice uses dental fillings that are made with a synthetic resin substance that can bond with, and imitate, the surrounding enamel. Remember that we are also here to provide ongoing support, which can lead to better oral health and fewer issues with dental decay! (more…)
A chipped or cracked tooth, or one that hurts or is knocked loose, needs immediate attention. Our team offers emergency dental care, even when the injury happens outside of our normal business hours. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about when a kid needs emergency treatment, and how to ease your child’s discomfort.
At any time during the year, it is important that your kids enjoy the right kind of oral health care. While their needs may not change as the school year begins, your child’s schedule certainly will. As you make the transition to preparing them for school and putting them to bed in time to enjoy proper rest, make sure their oral hygiene is still being addressed. At our Dallas, TX pediatric dental office, we provide important guidance to kids about smile support, and we can provide helpful updates to you about what to expect when your school-age kids reach significant oral health milestones. (more…)
In addition to offering digital x-rays and intraoral cameras as part of a child’s treatment, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist also uses other advanced technologies. In today’s blog, we’re going to explain how we use the Solea dental laser to help treat a variety of hard and soft tissue-related problems in little smiles, and the benefits this technology provides for children of all ages.
There are many important “firsts” when you have a baby. One is the arrival of their first tooth. Shortly after their initial tooth appears, an initial checkup with a pediatric dentist provides a helpful introduction to a new environment for a baby. This is a chance to prepare them for subsequent appointments, but it also lets your dentist take a careful look and make sure their development is normal. Our Dallas, TX pediatric dental office can make sure kids have beneficial first visits, and we can provide care through the years to help them keep their teeth in good health! (more…)
If your child has dental anxiety or special needs, even minor preventive treatments could be a difficult experience for them. To ensure their fears don’t stand between them and better oral health, we may recommend the use of dental sedation. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist discusses our different options to ensure your kids stay comfortable!
People of all ages should enjoy daily protection to prevent the formation of cavities. Kids can require extra help to stay safe from decay. That can come from helpful guidance, access to healthier snacks, and visits to their dentist for preventive care. At our Dallas, TX pediatric dental office, we can provide important protection for your kids. One service we offer is treatment with dental sealants, which provide a safe layer of protection for their enamel. With sealants, bacteria and food debris are kept separate from teeth, which protects them from damage. This is one of several steps we take to help our patients stay safe against oral health threats! (more…)
Primary teeth, also known as baby teeth, tend to fall out on their own, while the remaining ones guide permanent teeth into place. But do these teeth ever need to be extracted by the dentist? Sometimes, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist may actually need to remove a tooth completely to help preserve the health of your child’s smile.
When your child has tooth decay, then we may create a metal-free and lifelike filling to offer relief. But what if your child has an infected tooth? To prevent pain and tooth loss, we may recommend a root canal alternative that is perfect for kids. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about our pulpotomy treatment.
When children have oral health issues too severe to be treated with a dental filling, we may suggest treatment with a stainless-steel crown, or a lifelike zirconia one. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, pediatric dentist talks about how these restorations benefit little smiles, and the steps we take to create and place them.