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Terrible Toothache: Is It Considered a Dental Emergency?

March 4, 2024

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Boy in red shirt holding hand to his jaw in pain

Has your child been complaining of a toothache that doesn’t seem to go away? If so, you might be wondering how serious it is and whether you need to call their emergency dentist. Dental problems generally don’t go away on their own and no pain is considered ‘normal’ for their mouths. That means if they’re letting you know that something hurts, it might indicate a larger and more serious issue. Keep reading to learn more about the possible causes behind your child’s aching and what you can do to help them!


Facial Fiasco: 4 Potential Culprits Behind Pain and Swelling

February 12, 2024

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Little boy holding his hand to his cheek in pain

It can be alarming for parents if their child’s face starts to swell. If you aren’t sure of what caused it, you might wonder who to call for help. Should you contact their doctor or is it more appropriate to call their emergency pediatric dentist? In most cases, you probably want to call their dentist first. They have the experience and technology needed to treat dental issues that can result in puffy cheeks, while an ER might not. Keep reading to learn about 4 possible causes of facial swelling to help identify the problem!


Do Baby Teeth Need Fillings?

January 5, 2024

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baby and parent

As a parent, it’s crucial to look after your child’s health, and this includes their teeth. Cavities in kids are common, and they need attention early on so that they don’t get any worse. Continue reading to learn why managing your child’s cavities matters so much, when fillings for their baby teeth might be necessary, and how to keep their smiles healthy.


How to Handle Your Child’s Two-Year Molars

November 8, 2023

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family brushing teeth together

The emergence of your child’s two-year molars marks a significant milestone in their dental development, signaling the near completion of their growing smile. While this is an exciting time, it can be challenging to navigate the discomfort associated with the eruption of these molars. Continue reading as we explore the signs of two-year molars coming in and provide helpful tips to assist your child in managing any discomfort during this phase.


Can I Take My Teen To Their Pediatric Dentist?

September 12, 2023

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Teenager with brown hair and a grey hoodie in getting a checkup by a dentist wearing yellow gloves

As parents, one of our main goals is to keep our children safe and healthy until they are grown and able to care for themselves. This is true of their teeth, too! You’ve likely been taking your child to the pediatric dentist throughout their childhood to keep cavities and bay and monitor their dental health. If your little one has made it to the teen years, though, you might have some questions about their oral care. Is it okay to keep taking them to the same dentist? When do you make the switch to a general dentist? Keep reading to find out!


The History of Pediatric Dentistry

July 11, 2023

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child smiling and giving thumbs up while visiting pediatric dentist

Ensuring a vibrant smile involves a crucial step: regular dental visits. These biannual appointments safeguard your smile’s health and prevent oral issues. However, children necessitate distinctive care compared to adults. This is where a pediatric dentist shines, with their specialized knowledge in nurturing developing smiles. But have you ever wondered how they got their start? Delve into the evolution of pediatric dentistry to understand its journey and how it has evolved over time.


Don’t Let These Things Near Your Child’s Smile!

May 6, 2023

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a child biting into a block

When it comes to maintaining a clean and healthy smile, brushing and flossing are pretty important practices; however, they aren’t the only things you should be worrying about—especially if you’re also helping your child with their own oral health! Certain objects, foods and non-foods alike, pose a threat to smiles of all ages. Here are a few items your pediatric dentist thinks should stay away from your child’s mouth.


Making Dental Care Fun for Children

March 23, 2023

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Happy child in dentist’s chairResearch has found that early oral hygiene habits can lead to a lifetime of good dental health. However, getting your child to brush and floss their teeth can be a battle. Many children view them as a chore, which can mean rushing through their routine or skipping it altogether. Here are 5 tips approved by pediatric dentists to make oral hygiene fun for your child to nurture good dental habits for life.


5 Tips to Keep Your Child’s Mouthguard in Top Condition

February 16, 2023

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a boy with his mouthguard during football practice

Teaching your child how to take care of their teeth is essential…you want to see a beautiful, healthy smile for years to come! In addition to a daily oral hygiene routine, they will need to know how to take care of their mouthguard if they use one for sports or as protective wear at night. Their customized mouthguard keeps their pearly whites safe from harm so you want it to stay in top condition. Read on to learn about five helpful tips to keep a mouthguard clean and effective.


How to Pull your Child’s Baby Teeth

January 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drrohner @ 7:46 pm
small girl holding a loose tooth

When your child first got their baby teeth, they probably weren’t able to tell you what they were experiencing. When they start losing them, however, you probably won’t hear the end of it!

Losing teeth can be a strange sensation for kids, and parents may not know quite what to do about them. Here’s a guide on how to deal with a loose baby tooth and ease some of your child’s uncertainty.

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