When to go to a Pediatric Dentist? Parents are not sure when they should first take their children to the dentist. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, parents should take their child in for a dental examination when the first tooth appears or no later than their child’s first birthday.
Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry. Sometimes it’s absolutely necessary apply sedation when treating children. One of the most common methods used to sedate children in dentistry is nitrous oxide also known as laughing gas. Nitrous oxide makes the child feel more relaxed.
Early Childhood Caries is a tooth decay in a child under 6 years of age. This condition is a devastating problem in young children. While some children may only have one tooth that is decayed, and some may have multiple teeth that are decayed it is important to understand that tooth decay in childhood is not normal and can be prevented.
A Snap On Smile is a dental appliance used to improve dental cosmetics over a short period of time. The appliance allows to ‘snap’ over existing teeth without any alteration or drilling of existing teeth. The Snap-On Smile provides an alternative for patients who are looking to improve their smile due to gaps, missing teeth, crowded teeth, stains, decay or even broken or worn down teeth.