Children’s Dentistry Blog Articles

At Children’s Dentistry of Las Vegas, we know that education is a key component of a child’s overall health. An ounce of prevention truly is worth more than a pound of cure. By teaching both parents and children the fundamentals of good dental care and hygiene, we can help prevent some of the common kids’ dental issues and help ensure healthy smiles for life!

About This Blog

Our blog is a place where our expert staff can guide our patients and their families, providing education and advice on a host of dental issues. Each of our doctors are accredited in their field of expertise, and you’ll find their posts to be both enlightening and entertaining. All of our staff members are invested in helping children have the best possible outcomes when it comes to their dental health, and this passion comes through in every post you’ll find on our blog.

About Children’s Dentistry

Children’s Dentistry of Las Vegas is the gold standard for pediatric dentistry in the greater Las Vegas area. Our ten locations are quickly accessible to anyone in the metro area, and we have late night and Saturday appointments available to help parents with their busy schedules. We proudly accept Medicaid, as well as many other insurance plans. If you have questions, contact our caring and compassionate staff by calling (702) 425-1371 or emailing us at info@childrensedationdentist.com.

Pediatric Dentistry Articles

When to Choose Traditional Braces for Your Kids

If your child needs braces, they have options. Gone are the days when you only had metal braces to choose from. See your child’s choices between new and traditional braces in Las Vegas. What Are the Options for Braces? There are four main types of braces: lingual, ceramic, traditional, and Invisalign. Each one has its…

Soothing Teething Remedies for Babies

Your little one is teething, and it’s both a milestone to be celebrated as well as a struggle to manage. We know soothing a teething baby can be tough. That’s why we’ve put together this list of tried-and-true ways to help your child get through this stage. Cool a Metal Spoon One of the most…

5 Steps to Handle a Child’s Broken Tooth

Breaking a tooth is a scary time for anyone, especially children. But it’s up to you to remain calm and to help them through the situation. This is how best to handle your child’s tooth injury. First, it’s important to note there’s a difference between a broken tooth and a chipped one. A chip is…

How to Help Your Child’s Tooth Pain

Tooth pain, or toothache, is a common issue for everyone, including children. There are a variety of causes but the treatment options are similar. If the toothache persists after over-the-counter remedies have been used or the pain continues for 24 to 36 hours, you should make an appointment for your child with their pediatric dentist.…

Sensitive Teeth vs. a Cavity: How to Tell

While cavities can cause tooth sensitivity, there is a difference between chronically sensitive teeth and a cavity. Here are the differences, the symptoms, and how to tell when there are sensitive teeth in your child or cavities. Definitions Sensitive teeth occur when a stimulant, like excessively hot or cold food, comes into contact with the…

4 Reasons to Keep Your Kid’s Teeth Healthy

Baby teeth are the smaller, temporary teeth that begin to appear around one year of age. You may not think that promoting healthy teeth for kids is a priority; however, nothing could be further from the truth. A child’s healthy teeth are essential for a lifetime of health, wellness, and happiness. Here’s why: Start Proper…

The Best Ways to Help a Child with an Abscessed Tooth

An abscess is a bacterial infection of a tooth or surrounding gums, and can be very painful. As a parent, it helps to know what to do to get your child the relief they need. Here are the treatments for an abscessed tooth in your child’s mouth and how to prevent it from happening. What…

4 Reasons to Have Your Child Visit a Dentist and Orthodontist

Parents can sometimes feel like Uber drivers taking their children from one activity to another all the time. We know the feeling! For most parents, squeezing anything extra into an already busy schedule can be tough. Proper oral care is not just an “extra”, it’s essential to your child’s overall health. This requires regular visits…