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Telltale Signs Your Child May Have Tooth Decay

Telltale Signs Your Child May Have Tooth Decay

January 23, 2017 / in kids dentist Fort Worth / by FWCD-Admin

Whether you are looking at your child’s baby teeth or permanent teeth have begun to erupt, daily care coupled with twice yearly visits with your kid’s dentist are the best ways to ensure the oral health of your child.

Dental Health for The New Year

Dental Health for The New Year

January 9, 2017 / in childrens dentist / by FWCD-Admin

Great dental health contributes to good overall health. If teeth and/or gums are plagued with decay or disease, the health of the body is going to suffer as well. The ways are evident … pain, inability to eat properly, and social issues like appearance or chronic bad breath. Many people commit to making healthy changes in the New Year. But waiting isn’t a great idea, and those changes are easy to make. For your child’s better oral health, you can start by scheduling an appointment with a children’s dentist.

Steps to Prevent Common Dental Emergencies

Steps to Prevent Common Dental Emergencies

December 19, 2016 / in childrens emergency dentist / by FWCD-Admin

While some dental emergencies are not preventable, there are proactive steps a family can take to minimize their risk for developing issues that require immediate attention. Our practice helps children develop a solid foundation of good oral health to help prevent common problems like tooth decay, weak teeth, and gum disease. In the event of an accident or painful toothache, our children’s emergency dentist provides prompt and gentle treatment. Following is some helpful information on preventing common dental emergencies.

Relax and Take the Edge Off with IV Sedation

Relax and Take the Edge Off with IV Sedation

December 5, 2016 / in IV sedation kids dentist / by FWCD-Admin

Sometimes, children benefit from receiving sedation during oral health procedures to promote a relaxing and worry-free experience. When receiving invasive or complex treatment from our kids dentist, IV sedation can ease the minds of fearful patients and help our younger guests stay calm and still during procedures so that our team can work without obstruction. Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive pediatric dentistry services that help establish a foundation of good oral health and increase oral function when necessary.

Negative Effects of Brushing Too Hard

Negative Effects of Brushing Too Hard

November 21, 2016 / in pediatric teeth cleaning / by FWCD-Admin

You may think that you’re fostering good oral health habits by encouraging your child to brush twice a day, but did you realize that if your child is using improper technique, he or she may actually be doing more harm than good? For example, if your child is brushing too hard—which is fairly easy to do— he or she can actually damage the teeth and gums.

What are composite fillings?

What are composite fillings?

November 7, 2016 / in pediatric dentist / by FWCD-Admin

Tooth decay is one of the most common childhood illnesses, so it’s important for parents to understand the restoration options that the pediatric dentist may recommend. Composite fillings are a popular method for repairing damage done by cavities.

Common Causes and Symptoms of Toothache

Common Causes and Symptoms of Toothache

October 19, 2016 / in childrens emergency dentist / by FWCD-Admin

Toothaches can affect people of any age – including children. In fact, many of our younger patients visit our children’s emergency dentist for toothaches. The most common causes of toothaches include the formation of dental caries (tooth decay), infected root canals, and tooth sensitivity.

Understanding Dental Anxiety

Understanding Dental Anxiety

October 5, 2016 / in IV sedation kids dentist / by FWCD-Admin

Does your child have an intense fear of clinical or dental settings? Dental anxiety and phobias are quite common among children in the United States. There are ways to help ease phobia and anxiety during treatments.

Tips to Protect Tooth Enamel

Tips to Protect Tooth Enamel

September 20, 2016 / in kids dentist Fort Worth / by FWCD-Admin

Dental enamel is the protective coating on teeth. It is very hard, but not invincible. If dental enamel is breached, bacteria can penetrate resulting in dental decay.

Brushing Up on Hygiene Basics

Brushing Up on Hygiene Basics

September 6, 2016 / in pediatric dentist / by FWCD-Admin

Teeth begin to form while the fetus is still in the womb. Once born, teeth don’t begin to erupt until the baby has reached four to six months. During childhood, primary teeth will number 24.