4 Results for tag: dental tech
child dental x-ray

Why Does My Child Need X-Rays?

A child dental x-ray finds problems in the mouth such as tooth decay (especially early stage decay between the teeth), damage to the boney structure of the mouth and dental injuries. The earlier a dental problem is found and treated the better it is for your child. How often? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry ... More

cavity

My Child Has a Cavity . . . What Now?

If your child has a cavity, you’re not alone! In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than 40% of kids get a cavity in a baby tooth before age 11. These cavities happen for a variety of factors, but a common culprit for kids is sugary foods and drinks. The most important things for you to know ... More

Dental Sealants 101

What are dental sealants? Dental sealants are plastic coatings placed on the chewing surface of the permanent back molars. This is the area where tooth decay most often occurs, and the sealants help “seal out” food particles and plaque that might cause decay. When should they be placed? Sealants are usually ... More

oral health for kids

Frequently Asked Questions About Oral Health for Kids

We’re always happy to address your questions and concerns about your child’s oral health. Has it been more than six months since your child’s last appointment? Schedule one today! How often should I have my kids' teeth checked? Regular professional cleanings help prevent both cavities and gum disease. That’s why ... More