Serial Extractions

Serial Extractions

If a child has crowded teeth within the mouth, a serial extraction may need to be performed by a pediatric dentist in order to overcome the issue. What is a Serial Extraction? A serial extraction is a dental procedure that helps to reduce the crowding of the teeth....
Root Canal for a Child? 5 Signs Your Child Might Need One

Root Canal for a Child? 5 Signs Your Child Might Need One

A Root canal procedure is a special type of endodontic-based therapy. Pediatric dentists may resort to this procedure when the pulp in the tooth is damaged or badly infected. Learn the 5 signs that could indicate it is time for your child to undergo root canal...
Fillings in Baby Teeth – Is it Necessary?

Fillings in Baby Teeth – Is it Necessary?

Are fillings in baby teeth with the presence of cavities considered to be a necessary task? It is becoming increasingly common for pediatric dentists to discover the development of a cavity in a baby tooth. Is it necessary to obtain fillings in baby teeth? Many...
Chipped Tooth Pain

Chipped Tooth Pain

Chipped tooth pain has the potential to be extremely devastating; however, there are many easy and effective strategies for coping. “The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound….” – George Bernard Shaw Chipped tooth pain may be mild, moderate,...
Sedation Dentistry – A Safe Option for Anxious Kids

Sedation Dentistry – A Safe Option for Anxious Kids

In recent years, many advancements have been made in sedation drug therapy. As a result, sedation dentistry is now considered to be a safe option for pediatric dentists specializing in the treatment of kids and teens that experience bouts of anxiety and fear when...