Tongue Ties/Lip Ties in Infants

Learn more about lip and tongue ties.

Why do Cavities in Baby Teeth Need to be Filled?

One of the most common questions we hear at our office is, “If my child’s baby tooth has a cavity, why does it need a filling if it’s going to fall out anyway?” Learn more about this here.

When to take away a pacifier: How pacifiers effect your child’s teeth

It is no secret that millions of children all around the world love their pacifiers. For many parents this little device is the best way to sooth and calm a child when all else fails. One of the main reasons for this is that sucking on a pacifier or something as simple as their own thumb helps them feel content and secure.

How to make your child’s first dentist visit a success

A child’s first visit to the dentist can be a bit scary. More often than not, you as a parent are more scared than your child. However, if you educate yourself properly beforehand and therefore know what to expect, you will find out that it doesn’t have to be a scary experience for you or your child.

What to Expect on a Baby Teeth Visit

We hope that your checkups to our office are soothing and exciting, for you and for your children. We know that some children have an irrational fear of the dentist’s office, and we do all that we can to make their appointments peaceful, starting when they are very young. Here are some bits of information… Read more »

Tooth Buds 101

What are tooth buds? Unfortunately, they’re not characters from a fun kids’ TV show about sentient tooth humanoids sharing oral hygiene guidance (Yet.). Understanding about tooth buds will help motivate you to practice great dental hygiene habits when caring for your child’s pearly whites, so we’ve put together this info to help you. Before your… Read more »

The Habits That Can Harm Your Child’s Smile

If you want your child to have a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to do everything you can to help your child care for their teeth and gums. Unfortunately, there are habits in the world today that can harm your child’s smile. Our pediatric dentist, Dr. Kyle Raymond, encourages you to help… Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Teething

As soon as your child’s first teeth begin to break the gum line, they can experience pain or discomfort. This process is completely natural and known as teething. However, there are numerous things you can do to prevent symptoms from getting worse If your child is showing signs of teething, including irritability, fussiness, loss of… Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Pediatric Dentistry

It’s never too early to start thinking about the oral health care of your child. As your child ages, their first teeth will begin to break above the gum line when they are roughly six months of age. At this point, it is imperative to begin caring for their teeth. For additional help, pediatric dentists… Read more »

Making Dental Health Fun

Helping your children to form healthy dental habits can sometimes be difficult. Making dental hygiene and dental health practices fun can make things easier for both you and your child. Our dentist and team in Austin, Texas, are happy to offer advice for making oral care fun for you and your child. Tracking Time As… Read more »