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.
Here at Bellmead Kids Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles. … Read More
Your child’s daily diet can support their oral health and help them build a smile that will serve them well throughout their life. Teaching your little one healthy food habits combined with teaching good daily oral hygiene habits are the building blocks of a healthy smile. Today, Dr. Susan Francis and our team are happy to share with you some … Read More
Keeping your child’s teeth and gums protected from tooth decay and gum disease essentially prepares them for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Today, Dr. Susan Francis and our pediatric dentistry team have some tips to help you care for your child’s smile. — Be sure to bring your little one into Bellmead Kids Dentistry for a check up around their … Read More
Your daily oral hygiene regimen is very important for removing plaque buildup and stray food matter before they can harden into tartar or promote dental caries. This includes flossing between your teeth and gumline as well as brushing your teeth twice each day. If these bacterial deposits aren’t removed from the contours of your teeth they can encourage gum disease … Read More
As a parent helping your child maintain a healthy mouth is very important in the here and now. Cavities, gum health problems, and tooth loss in their early years can lead to more significant problems when they reach adulthood. Fortunately, ingraining good oral hygiene products in your son or daughter’s early years can help reduce their chances of suffering from … Read More
Fluoride is an important part of dental health. Fluoride strengthens developing teeth in children and helps sustain the enamel in adult teeth. However, if children receive too much fluoride before their adult teeth erupt, they could end up with a case of fluorosis. Fluorosis is caused by too much fluoride in a child’s body, and can result in white and … Read More
Sometimes losing baby teeth can be a scary experience, especially if the child is just starting. No matter how scary it is for the child, it’s still going to happen. Instead of fighting with your child and making the process even scarier, why don’t you make it a little more fun? Fortunately, there are many things you can do to … Read More