Monthly Archives: January 2016

Injury Can Be Traumatic

From the time a baby begins to crawl parents start to worry about injury. The toddler stage is a time of discovery when the child is realizing that he can get around on his own and is into everything he can reach. This is when parents try to “childproof” the home to make it as Continue Reading

Learn The Facts About Added Sugar Content

Parents are responsible for the health and well being of their young children.  That is why pediatric dentists set aside the time to discuss preventive methods with parents.  Their effort is made in the hope of getting the parents to realize the important role that diet plays in the fight against cavities.  One of the Continue Reading

Track The Course Of The Progression Of Your Child’s Baby Teeth

Losing baby teeth sooner than expected doesn’t mean that the permanent ones will come in faster.  The fact is that just the opposite is true.  If a primary tooth is still in place a year after its time it is considered to be  “over-retained,” preventing the permanent replacement tooth from erupting on schedule. If parents Continue Reading

A Pulpotomy Is Different Than Root Canal Therapy

The pulp is the innermost part of a tooth. It holds essential blood vessels and the nerve endings that signal pain. When your child complains of a toothache it could mean that the infection from a tooth decay has reached the pulp. At this stage the need for a pulpotomy may be indicated in order Continue Reading

Sedation Can Make All The Difference

Anxiety is a natural response for most adults when they know they are going to see their dentist. Children may experience some level of that kind stress as well especially if they know that the dentist is going to fix a cavity or perform some other procedure that they think might hurt them. This is Continue Reading