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Do Children Need Root Canals?

Do Children Need Root Canals?

February 25, 2020 / in / by Fort Worth Children's Dentistry

The root canal is one dental procedure that has a particularly bad reputation, but the truth is that many people aren’t even really sure what a root canal is or what to expect from the procedure. Root canals are needed when the nerve inside of a tooth has been damaged or has become infected, which is a problem that can affect kids as well as adults. If these issues occur, a root canal is the only effective treatment that can save teeth that would otherwise require extraction.

How to Ease Your Child’s Dental Fear

How to Ease Your Child’s Dental Fear

January 21, 2020 / in / by Fort Worth Children's Dentistry

Taking your children to the dentist regularly is a vital and important parental responsibility. Not only will this ensure that your child has clean, healthy teeth, it will also instill excellent oral hygiene habits. Early frequent dental check-ups can also help kids to benefit from far better dental health as adults. However, from the perspective of a child, a dental appointment can be pretty frightening. Some children even go on to develop a very real fear of the dentist that can make it difficult to get them to receive even a basic dental exam.

What are the Benefits of Pediatric IV Sedation?

What are the Benefits of Pediatric IV Sedation?

December 17, 2019 / in / by Fort Worth Children's Dentistry

Have you noticed that your child is especially stressed out about coming to the dentist? Know that this is an incredibly common reaction that usually subsides over time. Anxiety associated with going to the dentist is all too common among both adult and pediatric patients. Combatting this fear at a younger age may help your child overcome it and have a better outlook on dentistry. However, for the children who may need a little extra care, we offer pediatric IV sedation.

Dental Emergencies: What Parents Need to Know

Dental Emergencies: What Parents Need to Know

November 27, 2019 / in / by Fort Worth Children's Dentistry

First, if your child has a dental emergency, you can always call Fort Worth Children’s Dentistry. Our staff has the experience you need to help get life back to normal quickly. Of course, as with any medical emergency, if there is a serious medical concern, you should call 911.

Mom-approved Dentist - Fort Worth Children's Dentistry

Mom-approved Dentist - Fort Worth Children's Dentistry

September 19, 2019 / in / by Fort Worth Children's Dentistry

Being a parent is often just as stressful as it is rewarding. There are countless things to think about if your children are to be as happy and healthy as possible, and until your little one is old enough to take responsibility to various aspects of his care, it is down to you to ensure that you keep all the bases covered. Oral health isn’t to be underestimated and it is essential that you start to teach your child the importance of taking care of his teeth as soon as he is able to understand. Fortunately, you don’t have to be alone in educating your child on the need for great oral health. A great pediatric dentist will be just as committed to caring for your child’s teeth as you are.

Cavities on Baby Teeth: Prevention and Treatment

Cavities on Baby Teeth: Prevention and Treatment

March 14, 2019 / in / by Fort Worth Children's Dentistry

As a parent, you will undoubtedly be committed to doing everything that you can to help preserve your child’s natural teeth for as long as possible, whether they are their first, ‘baby’ teeth or the subsequent set that begin to erupt around the age of six and that must last her the remainder of her lifetime.

Does a Kid Benefit from Sealants on Baby Teeth?

Does a Kid Benefit from Sealants on Baby Teeth?

February 19, 2019 / in / by Fortworth Children's Dentistry

Dental sealants are a type of protective covering that can be applied to the outer surface of the teeth. Sealants are made from a type of plastic that molds perfectly to the shape of your child’s teeth. If you would like to learn more about dental sealants, or if you would like to visit our offices so that your child can receive this preventative treatment, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and reassuring pediatric dental team here at Forworth Children's Dentistry.

What Causes Tooth Decay

What Causes Tooth Decay

January 20, 2019 / in Pediatric Dentist / by FWCD-Admin

Tooth decay is the single most common dental problem affecting Americans today. You may hear your dentist refer to ‘dental caries’ or ‘dental cavities’, but all of these terms mean that you have at least one tooth being affected by tooth decay.

Break These Bad Brushing Habits

Break These Bad Brushing Habits

October 4, 2018 / in Childrens dentist / by FWCD-Admin

Brushing your teeth is important at any age, including during one’s childhood. A child is very susceptible to developing dental caries (tooth decay) due to modern diets having too much sugar and inadequate oral hygiene. While brushing is important, brushing incorrectly does harm, too. Our children’s dentist offers preventive and restorative services through checkups, cleanings, and oral health education.

Sippy Cups and Dental Health

Sippy Cups and Dental Health

July 9, 2018 / in Pediatric Dentist / by WCD-Admin

Sippy cups or training cups are a mainstay in many homes where toddlers reside. They are used to transition from nursing or bottle feeding to drinking (not sucking). Your pediatric dentist will be happy to discuss this with you.