Many dental problems do not cause you to experience discomfort until they have progressed to a point where they are quite serious. To determine if your child has problems he can’t see or feel, a regular visit is important to ensure his continued oral health. Signs You Could Have Dental Problems If you assume discomfort… Continue reading I’m not experiencing pain: Could I still have dental issues?
Category: pediatric dentistry
Tips for Relieving Dental Anxiety
Children can experience anxiety about visiting the dentist for many reasons. Some children are uncomfortable with unfamiliar people and others may be fearful of the unknown. No matter the cause, there are many ways to reduce or alleviate dental anxiety in children. In addition to valuable tips and tricks, sedation dentistry can help little patients… Continue reading Tips for Relieving Dental Anxiety
Purpose of a dental sealant
Using a dental sealant can help prevent cavities by making it more difficult for bacteria and plaque to adhere to tooth surfaces. Dental sealants can reduce the need for dental fillings, particularly for young children. Most dentists recommend that permanent molars be treated with dental sealants as soon as they have fully emerged. What Is… Continue reading Purpose of a dental sealant
What to do if a child has tooth decay?
Tooth decay in children is very common, but that does not stop parents from being concerned when it occurs. If your child is showing signs of tooth decay, be sure to see your pediatric dentist. There are also things you can do to help prevent cavities in the future. How Is Tooth Decay Treated in… Continue reading What to do if a child has tooth decay?