Prevent Gum Disease With A Scaling And Root Planing

Gum disease isn’t just an issue that threatens smiles in adulthood. In fact, children may also be susceptible to gingivitis and periodontal disease, which threatens their oral health. Without treatment, the disease could cause discomfort and an increased risk of tooth loss. In order to prevent gum disease in Galveston, TX, we may suggest a deep cleaning, also known as a scaling and root planing.

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We Offer Special Needs Dentistry

For parents of children with special needs, finding an office able to accommodate and help their kids can be a difficult prospect. We understand, and are proud to offer families in Galveston, TX, access to quality dentistry for special needs patients. Let’s talk about the services we offer our young patients, and the benefits of having a practice located in a hospital setting.

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Should You Consider Dental Sealants for Your Child?

Should You Consider Dental Sealants for Your Child?The point of teaching children good hygiene practices and bringing them to the dentist’s office every six months is to prevent issues like cavities (and more) from forming. However, sometimes, your child may benefit from more than good hygiene and regular preventive cleaning to keep cavities away. At our Galveston, TX, dental office, we also offer a number of other more direct preventive measures, such as dental sealants that directly prevent oral bacteria from reaching your child’s teeth. With the help of dental sealants, children may have a much better chance at preventing cavities, even if their risks are temporarily higher than usual. (more…)

In Case Your Child Gets a Toothache

When you get a toothache, it’s often hard to ignore. The same should be true if your child complains of a toothache, as well. Even if the aching doesn’t seem severe at first, it may not take long for whatever is causing it to grow much more serious. This will lead to more intense discomfort as well as bigger problems for your child’s oral health. At our Galveston, TX, children’s dental office, we also take children’s toothaches seriously. After precisely diagnosing the cause of it, we can recommend a personalized, conservative treatment option for alleviating your child’s toothache. (more…)