Month: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]