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How to Safely Pull Your Child’s Loose Tooth

March 16, 2021

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young girl pointing to her loose tooth

Has your son or daughter been telling you they have a loose baby tooth? If so, chances are they can barely contain their excitement! After all, baby teeth falling out to make room for the adult teeth is a rite of passage for kids. While baby teeth usually fall out on their own, but if it’s already almost out, there are ways to handle it. Read on to learn how to safely pull your child’s loose tooth.

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Can Baby Teeth Get Root Canals?

February 7, 2021

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Young girl with toothache in need of pulpectomy or pulpotomy

It’s common knowledge that baby teeth can get cavities. In fact, tooth decay is the number one most common chronic childhood illness. However, what happens if the cavity becomes too severe to be treated with a filling? In permanent teeth, a root canal would typically be performed to stop the infection and save the tooth from extraction. Many parents are surprised to hear that baby teeth sometimes need this type of treatment as well. Why would a child need something like a root canal, and how would this procedure work? Read on to learn more!

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How Drinking Juice Affects Your Child’s Teeth

January 4, 2021

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Toddler looks suspicious while drinking a juice box

It’s no secret that kids love juice! Which is a good thing, right? Many parents assume that juice is good for their children because it comes from fruit. However, while these tasty beverages may have lots of vitamins, they may be doing more harm than good! Read on to find out how juice affects your child’s teeth and what you can do to protect their precious smile.

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Why Your Child Might Need to Have A Baby Tooth Extracted

December 12, 2020

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Boy with toothache in need of children's tooth extraction

Losing baby teeth in childhood is usually an exciting and highly anticipated sign of growing up. However, there are times when a baby tooth needs to be removed by a dentist, sometimes before they’re even loose. In these cases, it’s essential to take out the tooth instead of waiting for it to fall out to prevent a dental emergency. Here’s everything you need to know about children’s tooth extractions, including how they work, when they’re necessary, and how you can help your child’s treatment go as smoothly as possible.

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Children’s Books to Help Your Child Feel Less Anxious About the Dentist

November 18, 2020

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Child at children's dentist

Is your child nervous about their upcoming dental visit? It is normal for children to feel anxious about new things, especially when they don’t know exactly what to expect. After all, dental anxiety is a common issue for adults as well. The good news is that there are all sorts of children’s books out there that were written to help parents help their kids feel more comfortable about their routine dental visits. A children’s dentist has a few recommendations that may be just what your child needs.

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5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Child’s Dental Insurance

October 13, 2020

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father and daughter at dental checkup maximizing children's dental insurance coverage

Is your son or daughter covered under your dental insurance plan? Maximizing your children’s dental insurance coverage is an excellent way to ensure their smile stays happy and healthy as they grow. While dental insurance may seem confusing at times, understanding the basics can help you make the best decisions for your family. Here are five simple but important tips that will help you make the most of your dental insurance and keep your child’s smile healthy into the new year.

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What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay and How Can You Prevent It?

September 9, 2020

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Smiling, healthy baby without baby bottle tooth decay

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tooth decay is the number one most common chronic childhood disease? There are a variety of factors that make children more prone to cavities than adults, including thin enamel, lacking dental hygiene habits, and the sugary snacks they eat. However, you may be increasing your child’s risk of cavities without realizing it! Here’s what you need to know about a common issue called baby bottle tooth decay and what you can do to protect your little one’s smile!

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Is Your Child Developing Shark Teeth? Here’s What to Do

August 10, 2020

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Child developing permanent teeth behind their baby teeth

Losing baby teeth during childhood is an exciting milestone of growing up. However, what if those highly anticipated permanent pearly whites begin to come in before the baby teeth have fallen out? Although it can be somewhat alarming to see your little one developing rows of teeth, there’s no need to panic. This occurrence, often referred to as “shark teeth,” is typically easy to treat and rarely causes any lasting problems. Here’s everything you need to know about the development of shark teeth and what you can do about them to protect your little one’s oral health.

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Is It Okay to Whiten My Child’s Teeth?

July 14, 2020

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Girl smiling

Growing up can be hard sometimes, especially if your child isn’t feeling confident about showing off their smile. Staining can be caused by all sorts of different things, but is teeth whitening for kids okay? How can you boost your child’s self-esteem about their smile? Continue reading to learn more about the best ways to brighten younger smiles and prevent future staining from occurring.

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Use These 7 Questions To Understand Your Child’s Dental Health

June 4, 2020

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Parent speaks with a children’s dentist in Rowlett.

It’s hard enough to know what questions to ask about your own teeth, but it’s even tougher to know which ones to use when trying to understand the health of your child’s teeth. Thankfully, a children’s dentist in Rowlett is more than willing to speak with you about the health of your child’s mouth. At your next visit, you can use any one of the following questions to point out potential issues and find out more about the oral health of your kids.

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