We always want the children who visit our office to feel comfortable and relaxed when they undergo care, even if they have special needs or high levels of dental anxiety. Which means we have three sedation options to help them relax. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about patient comfort.
Category: Preventive Dentistry
Children sometimes develop issues with a tooth, issues that could impact the rest of the smile and lead to the spread infection or premature tooth loss. To improve bite function and health, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist can help with a gentle tooth extraction. Find out how we do this in our latest blog.
When a tooth develops an infection, then this could mean premature tooth loss and for children, this leads to misalignment and difficulty chewing. To prevent this, we can use a root canal treatment known as a pulpotomy to treat the issue and preserve the smile. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks… Read more »
When a child comes to us with an infected tooth or an abscessed one, we know treatment is crucial for avoiding major discomfort or even premature tooth loss. To protect the smile and prevent discomfort from spreading, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist can offer a root canal alternative known as a pulpotomy.
While the risk of oral cancer is much lower in children than in adults, we always like to be cautious and recommend a screening every year. After all, the chances are low, but not zero. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about the importance of a regular oral cancer screening as… Read more »
Children are very vulnerable to tooth decay, which could cause toothaches and even infection or premature tooth loss! Which is why your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist wants to offer treatments to help prevent the onset of cavities. In today’s blog, we’re looking at fluoride and dental sealants.
We recently talked about the checkup for kids, but in the same visit we also offer a professional cleaning. Just like adults, kids need to have regular care to control plaque buildup and prevent major complications from developing. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about the process of keeping little smiles… Read more »
There are many important “firsts” for young children. While their first word and their first steps can be among the most exciting milestones, their first dental appointment has real significance, too. An initial visit with their Round Rock, TX pediatric dentist will provide a friendly and comfortable introduction to both our dental office and dental… Read more »
When a filling isn’t enough to help restorative issues with a child’s smile, we could prescribe a dental crown. The restoration covers the tooth and corrects both cosmetic and restorative issues. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist talks about how we place a restoration, and when your little one may need placement.
Adults need to have a screening for oral cancer at least once a year, but we also recommend this for kids as well. In today’s blog, your Round Rock, TX, pediatric dentist discusses our screening process, and the other benefits of a six month checkup and dental cleaning visit.