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 »

Dental Sealants Protect Teeth

A dental sealant, also called a fissure sealant, is applied to your mouth via a special gel that is placed directly on your teeth. After the gel is activated and hardened with a light source, your teeth will be harder, stronger, and better protected. They can lower your risk of tooth decay by nearly 80%!… Read more »

The Advantages of Dental Sealants

Do you know how dental sealants can benefit your smile and improve the quality of your life? Overall, they are designed to protect the surfaces of your molars from cavities, but there is more to it than that. Here are some of the advantages: – Dental sealants can defend the surfaces of your teeth from… Read more »

Advice about Tooth Brushing

How would you rank you and your child’s tooth brushing skills? As a habit that you should be practicing at least twice daily, would you say that you are doing a great job brushing your teeth as much as you should be? If you said yes, did you consider how well your toothbrush maintenance is… Read more »

Tooth Decay in Children

Children tend to be at greater risk for tooth decay than adults. In fact, about 42% of children between two and eleven years old have a cavity in their teeth. But don’t worry – your child doesn’t have to be one of these unfortunate statistics. Here are some things you can do to help: Brushing… Read more »

Teaching Your Children About Oral Hygiene

Until your child reaches the age of six, the job of brushing his teeth belongs to you. However by about the age of six, your child is probably able to start brushing his teeth on his own. Be that as it may, you will still need to inspect his teeth after he is done to… Read more »