When your child has a toothache due to a cavity, we can bring relief with a filling. But if the decay is deep or the tooth has become infected, then we could offer a more substantial treatment to bring relief. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about the pulpotomy procedure.
This time of year, it seems like the days just fly by. When you are a parent, this can be even more stressful and difficult to manage. You want your family to look their best through a whirlwind of activity, often including haircuts and new clothes. As you see loved ones, it feels important to give your best appearance during the holiday season.
That makes this a great time to schedule your child’s routine cleaning and examination to ensure that they go into the new year with a strong grasp on their oral health. When the little ones look and feel their best, it can remove some of your stress, as well. Your Round Rock, TX pediatric dentist is here to help you have healthy smiles over the holidays. Also, use this time to instill strong dental habits in your youngster! (more…)
We’ve looked at when a child’s smile needs to receive a dental filling to treat tooth decay. But what if your child has advanced decay, damaged teeth, or issues that upset bite balance? To improve smile beauty and bite function, we could help with a dental crown. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about dental crowns.
When you have children, it is crucial that you instill in them the importance of maintaining an at-home oral healthcare routine. This consists of brushing their teeth twice daily for at least two minutes and flossing once. We understand that getting your kid to brush his or her teeth can be a difficult task, but it is a crucial one nonetheless. The primary reason this is so necessary is to prevent cavities. We hear about cavities all the time, and they are positioned as the main issue are preventative efforts are levied against them. Despite this word floating around in our minds, many people do not explicitly know what it is. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist discusses tooth decay and the ways that we can treat it. (more…)
Thanksgiving and the holiday season are a fun time for children, but also a time when kids are exposed to lots of sugar and starch, which leads to tooth decay. Fortunately, we have a few tips to help keep little smiles healthy and strong. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about protecting smiles from holiday cavities.
Our team knows that between the holiday season and the approaching end of the year, there isn’t much time to undergo treatment at our office. Which is why we want to offer parents in our community the chance to use the dentist benefits they have for their children before they expire. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about using your benefits before they’re gone!
While oral cancer screenings are mainly recommended for adults each year, that doesn’t mean kids don’t have a minor risk for the disease. For this reason, we offer a full screening as part of their routine checkup visit. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about scheduling your child’s next oral cancer screening.
In our last blog, we talked about how dental sealants could help lower the risk of tooth decay. We want to continue this conversation with a look at another preventive treatment. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about how we can use a fluoride gel to protect teeth from cavities.
It’s a beautiful time of year; the leaves are changing the air is cooling down, and you can watch as many spooky movies as you want with no fear of judgment. Halloween is right around the corner, which means that trick-or-treating is soon to follow. There is no questioning that kids love dressing up and trying to eat as much candy as possible before their sacks and pails are taken away and hidden for the night. As you are likely aware, all the sugar in candy is harmful to teeth, and while we are not advocating for avoiding sweets altogether, there are ways to minimize potential damage to small smiles. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about the ways you can help protect your child’s teeth this Halloween. (more…)
It is incredibly important to protect and maintain your child’s smile. While they are mostly responsible for taking care of their teeth, there are still ways that you can help bolster and support their efforts. Outside of ensuring they brush and floss regularly, you can bring them to the dentist for not only checkups but also for sealants and fluoride treatments. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist discusses these procedures and the ways they can help your little ones. (more…)