Is Dental Sedation Safe for Your Child?

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We are the Only Board Certified Dental Anesthesiologists in the State of Missouri, including the St. Louis Metro Area. When your young one is having a dental procedure done, you might be struggling with the choice of whether or not to sedate them. You want to prevent them from feeling any trauma and pain from …

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Updated: November 2, 2022

Why Are Baby Teeth Important?

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Baby teeth aren’t just temporary. They create the permanence of how your child’s dental health will be in the future. Baby teeth are super exciting for first-time parents. Once the hardships of getting them to break through and the teething phase are over, most parents give little thought to baby teeth. While they are a …

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Updated: August 31, 2023

Common Dental Concerns for Children with Special Needs

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Children with special needs often have unique oral health issues and have a greater risk for oral health problems. Oral sensitivity, symptoms of their condition, certain medications, difficulty eating, and diet can all contribute to dental concerns. In addition, medical or behavioral issues may result in dental care often taking a back seat. If you’re …

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Updated: August 31, 2023

How to Get Your Kids on Board with Good Oral Health Habits

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Instilling good oral habits in your child when they are young will foster good dental health for life! Going to the dentist can be a terrifying thing for a child. However, if you instill good oral habits early on with your young one, you can avoid bad experiences at the dentist, fostering good dental health …

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Updated: August 31, 2023

Tips to Help Kids Overcome Fear of Dentists

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Fear of dentists can impact kids’ dental hygiene negatively. As a parent, you can help your kids overcome their fears using these tips. A trip to the dentist is always a different experience for each kid. Some become anxious and have many questions about the procedures, while others retreat in silence due to fear from …

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Updated: August 31, 2023