Day: September 27, 2016

Your Child’s First Visit

Children should have a dental care home – preferably with a pediatric dentist who specializes in the oral health of children and adolescents. Early childhood dental visits help a child acclimate to the dental environment and become comfortable with his or her oral care provider. By attending appointments on a regular basis, children learn to put a value…

Dental Sealants for Children

Every parent wants the best for their child, but how can you ensure that your child has the best adult teeth they can? At Children’s Dentistry, we think the best way to keep your child’s new adult teeth in their best shape is through dental sealants. What Are Dental Sealants? Dental sealants are a type…

Composite Fillings (Tooth-Colored Fillings) for Children

Children as young as 7 months old can start to experience tooth decay. When tooth decay occurs, a filling from a child’s dentist in Las Vegas can correct that damage. Composite fillings for children in Las Vegas are made from a tooth-colored material so as to be nearly undetectable. The material bonds to the enamel…

Nursing or “Baby Bottle” Decay

Baby bottle decay occurs as a result of long-term contact between the teeth and liquids that contain sugars. Often, infants and toddlers are allowed to drink from bottles for prolonged periods of time – perhaps while lying down or watching television. The liquids pool around the teeth, which can lead to a build-up of plaque. Over time, this…

Care of My Child’s Teeth

Your child’s mouth, jaw, and teeth are ever growing and changing. In fact, a child’s dental needs are often far greater than an adult’s due to the rapid changes that occur between birth and adolescence. Rather than trust just anyone with your child’s dental care, look to a pediatric dentist who understands the unique oral health needs of…

The Importance of Children’s Dental X-Rays

As your child’s teeth and jaw mature, dental x-rays allow their dentist to get a complete view of your child’s oral health development. Children’s dental X-rays allow dentists to identify any underlying problems and determine the best plan of treatment for your child. When Does Your Child Need an X-Ray? Often, dental x-rays are used…

Infant Oral Care

A lifetime of good oral health begins during the first stages of life even before the first teeth emerge. Parents who are well-educated in children’s dental health can more adequately ensure that a child’s oral care needs are met. From an early age, pediatric dentists serve as partners in oral health and prevention, answering questions and providing helpful information about teething and at-home oral care.

My Child’s First Dental Visit

Children should have a dental care home – preferably with a pediatric dentist who specializes in the oral health of children and adolescents. Early childhood dental visits help a child acclimate to the dental environment and become comfortable with his or her oral care provider. By attending appointments on a regular basis, children learn to…

Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is a dental specialty focused on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of oral health problems in children. Pediatric dentists have specific training that qualifies them to provide care for children’s teeth and gums as they change throughout childhood. Pediatric dentists provide comprehensive care, from preventative treatment like cleanings and sealants to treatment for…

Preventing Tooth Decay in Children

A lifetime of good oral health begins in childhood. Unfortunately, many children suffer from tooth decay, which can lead to serious oral health problems as they grow up. To help ensure that your child grows up with healthy teeth, preventative measures have to be taken. Preventative dentistry is the core of what we do at…