Healthy Teeth for Your Children: A Guide to Pediatric Dentistry in Gilbert Arizona
Research shows that 42% of kids aged 2 to 11 years have been affected by cavities and gum diseases. Unfortunately, the number is increasing because thousands of parents do not take good care of their kids’ oral health, and eventually, they suffer from tooth decay and gum diseases at a very young age. One of […]
Will Snap-On Smile work for my daughter?
My daughter is ten years old and she chipped her front teeth. I was thinking I would wait until she is older before I get these teeth fixed. But I was wondering if Snap-On Smile would work until we moved forward with a permanent fix? Thanks, – Gina from Ohio Gina, Ten years old is […]
Should my son get his teeth extracted?
My son is almost two years old and has suffered trauma to his front teeth. They are discolored now and I think it is due to the trauma that occurred. His four teeth in front are a green color and I think the enamel is wearing down. I have tried a multivitamin for him on […]
My child’s broken tooth
I feel so bad for my nine year old daughter. Yesterday, she fell down and broke one of her front teeth. Also, I just noticed a horizontal crack in another one. When I took her to the dentist, they didn’t seem concerned. Basically I was told that he doesn’t have the availability right now to […]
My child’s teeth are in bad shape
My daughter is five years old and she needs a lot of dental work done. She has two cavities on her molars that are pretty deep into the tooth. And two other molars are decayed and have lost their structure. In fact, about one-third of the tooth is gone. I don’t know what to do. […]
Sucking my thumb
I sucked my thumb until I was 13 years old. My teeth have suffered badly. My top teeth are shaped in an upward curve and are out of alignment. I want to get them fixed. What do I need to do to get them to return to normal. -Jeanie in Kansas Jeanie, I recommend you […]
Space Maintainers for Children
My daughter is six years old and has two broken baby molars. Tooth decay caused the problem and our dentist recommended extraction since they are infected. Is that my only option? Kathy from Nevada Kathy, When a child’s baby molars are infected, extraction is required. Typically when a tooth is infected a root canal can be performed. […]