When kids and teens visit our dental office, they love the experience. At Dentistry for Children and Teens, we work hard to make sure our patients are comfortable and happy. Here’s just a few of the reasons that kids and teens like coming to our dental office.
Clear braces or ceramic braces are similar to traditional wire braces. They feature brackets on your teeth with wires connecting the brackets, but unlike metal braces, ceramic braces are tooth colored. That makes them less noticeable. If you’re considering clear braces, take a look at these advantages. Continue reading The Benefits of Clear Braces
In some cases, your children may need a tooth extraction. Dentists recommend extractions in a range of situations. Here’s a closer look at a few instances where a child may need an extraction.
In the years before your child gets braces, they may need a range of other treatments. General checkups and routine cleanings are givens, but you may be wondering what other services your child may need. Here’s a look at some of the most common children’s dental procedures. Continue reading Common Procedures for Children’s Dental Treatment
Dental emergencies aren’t just for adults. Unfortunately, children can face dental emergencies as well. As a parent, it can be hard to watch your child go through a painful situation, but if you’re armed with the right information, it’s easier to navigate these situations.
These are some of the most common dental emergencies for kids along with tips on what to do and when to contact an emergency dentist.
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Dental braces are designed to solve a huge range of orthodontic issues in children and teens. Ideally, for best results, you should have your child assessed by an orthodontist by the age of seven. However, if your child is older than that, it’s never too late for braces. Here’s a look at just some of the issues braces can correct.
Sedation dentistry is the process of using medication to help patients relax during dental work. This calming option can be embraced by children or adults. To help you decide if sedation dentistry is right for your children, here’s a closer look at what it means and the different options available. Your dentist can answer any additional questions that you may have during your child’s first appointment.
For many children and teens, getting braces is a rite of passage. Orthodontic care helps to straighten your smile, but even more importantly than that, it helps to safeguard your bite so that you can avoid issues down the road in adulthood. Wondering what it’s like getting braces put on? Here’s a look at the process.
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If your child has dental caries, frequent cavities, or is prone to tooth decay, your dentist may recommend dental sealants. Wondering what they are and whether or not they’re necessary? Here are answers to your questions about dental sealants for children. Continue reading Why Dental Sealants are Important for Your Child’s Teeth
Recent reports indicate that sports accidents and injuries account for 10-39% of all dental injuries among children. Athletic endeavors are extremely popular and beneficial to children, though, so what can a parent do to prevent sports related dental injuries? Dr. Wesley Powell, pediatric dentist in Atlanta, shares his expertise on the matter. Continue reading Pediatric Dentist in Atlanta on Child Sports Related Dental Injuries