Dental sealants are a type of dental treatment intended to prevent tooth decay for children. One of the newest things in pediatric dentistry is using something called “dental sealants.” They are supposed to reduce the risk that children’s teeth … [Read more...] about What are Dental Sealants and Does My Child Need Them?
At your appointment, we will decide which sedation option is the best for you based on any pre-existing medical conditions. Sedation dentistry is something that may sound intimidating. But thanks to more sedation medications, there are many ways … [Read more...] about Is Sedation Risky for Patients with Pre-Existing Medical Conditions?
The dental regime that you start early on in life does have a huge bearing on their oral health in the future. The question of whether flossing is essential to a person’s dental health continues to be debated in dental circles. Some studies … [Read more...] about Will Flossing Really Help Your Child Have Good Oral Health?
Your child's pediatric dentist can help you determine the right time to have their teeth evaluated for braces. The best-case scenario is that your child’s teeth are perfect and that they don’t need orthodontic work. But for most kids, that is … [Read more...] about When is the Right Time to Have Your Child Evaluated for Braces?
When you come in for your appointment, we will decide which level of dental sedation is best for you. The reason that many people have a fear of the dentist is that they have had a procedure in the past that didn’t go so well and wasn’t very … [Read more...] about Are Nitrous Oxide and Oral Sedation Enough for My Dental Procedure?
The mouth is full of necessary bacteria, but it can be harmful if it is the type of bacteria found in plaque. The hardest substance in your child’s body is enamel, which is comprised of minerals. The problem is that although it is so hard, it … [Read more...] about Bad Bacteria: How the Type That’s Found in Plaque Creates Cavities