Category: Restoration

When Does A Child Need A Dental Crown?

In our previous blog, we took a look at how we repaired cavities with a dental filling. But sometimes, our Galveston, TX, patients will need more than just a filling. If a more substantial repair is needed then we may create and place a custom-made dental crown. When does a child require one, and how… Read more »

Treating Childhood Cavities With Fillings

No one enjoys a toothache, and for kids and grown-ups alike, toothaches often mean the presence of a cavity. Treating dental cavities means a dental restoration, such as a filling, which helps protect the tooth from infection or even premature tooth loss. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how we protect smiles in… Read more »

Should Baby Teeth Get Fillings?

Preventing cavities and other dental health issues is an important part of routine children’s dental care. Combined with a good schedule of hygiene at home, regular preventive visits help prepare your child for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Sometimes, though, children can still develop cavities in their primary teeth, which can raise the question, should… Read more »

Treating That Cavity Before Halloween

You may know that your child has a cavity because your dentist has already told you. Maybe you have put off scheduling the filling for some reason or another? It may not seem like a pressing issue especially if your child hasn’t felt any pain or noticed that they have a cavity at all. However,… Read more »

Why Crown A Baby Tooth?

A dental crown is like a cap for a tooth. It restores a tooth that is severely decayed or damage. It looks and acts like a tooth while providing protection against further decay or damage. It also restores the biting and chewing abilities that the tooth once had. Many parents wonder why it is important… Read more »

Preparing For Your Child’s First Filling

A lot of feelings can occur when a parent hears that their child needs their first filling. Guilt, anger, fear can all come in waves. It is very important to remember that a filling is a helpful restoration that can set your child’s smile up for success. Sure, you may want to think about how… Read more »

Reasons To Restore A Child’s Tooth

Many people believe that most serious dental problems only affect adults. Unfortunately, that is just not the case. Many children and teenagers can also suffer from severe dental trauma and decay, which can be quite problematic for young smiles. Problems that include tooth loss (of the permanent teeth) and infection can occur in children. Fortunately,… Read more »

FAQ: Fillings For Kids’ Smiles

When a parent hears that their child needs a dental treatment like a filling, a ton of questions can come up. Knowing the answers to these questions before a filling is needed can both prepare you for the treatment when needed and possibly help you to avoid the need for it. We have compiled some… Read more »

Is Your Child Having Difficulty Chewing?

Kids are not always forthright when it comes to issues that they may be experiencing. However, even if they aren’t telling you something with their words, they might be telling you with their actions. Have you noticed that your child seems to be having some difficulty chewing while eating? While they may always look at asparagus… Read more »

Cavities Should Not Be Ignored

Life can be hectic. To-do lists can fill up faster than we check them off. Sometimes, when it comes to our health or even our children’s health, the little things may fall off the list of importance. If you are choosing between a ballet recital, a football game, or even just not skipping another meeting… Read more »