Category: Children’s Dentistry

Does A Child’s Cavity Need A Filling?

When kids develop a cavity, many parents wonder if treatment is necessary. After all, don’t baby teeth fall out on their own anyway? Is a restoration really necessary for a tooth destined to fall out regardless? In today’s blog, your Cleveland, TX, dentist explains how even baby teeth need treatment for cavities, and how to… Read more »

Halloween Goodies and Your Child’s Smile

With the colder weather rolling in and Halloween just around the corner, one thing on many children’s minds is candy! Though there are some definite “what-ifs” when it comes to the spooky holiday this year, especially in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, we at Cleveland Family Dentistry in Cleveland, Texas urge our patients and… Read more »

What Kind of Oral Health Concerns Do Kids Face?

The point of children’s dental care is to help ensure that children receive the specific type of oral health care they need for their unique concerns. Fortunately, these concerns aren’t significantly different from the types of oral health concerns that adults face, and you can do a lot to help your child avoid most of… Read more »

Different Ways We Help Protect Children’s Smiles

In many ways, good dental health care is mostly about prevention and protection. For children’s smiles, that includes preserving the health and integrity of their developing teeth and oral structures, which can sometimes take a little extra effort. At our Cleveland, TX, dental office, protecting your child’s healthy smile and its proper growth and development… Read more »

Make Children’s Smile Care A Pre-Holiday Priority 

Yes, you’re absolutely correct if you’re saying to yourself, “Pre-holiday priority? But it’s nearly Halloween!” While this first of a long string of autumn and winter holidays is certainly just a couple days away, our Cleveland, TX team reminds you to use this as your catalyst to give us a call just as soon as… Read more »

3 Ways To Recognize National Children’s Dental Health Month

Good news! February, in addition to other things (oh, such as Valentine’s Day) is National Children’s Dental Health Month! This may be music to your ears, especially when you consider the fact that your little ones may have some very big plans of gobbling down loads of heart-shaped candies come February 14th! So, what does… Read more »

Kids and Toothpaste: A Quiz

Keeping young teeth healthy is important….even if those teeth will eventually fall out. Baby teeth help adult teeth find their proper place, and can help set the stage for attractive and functional smiles through teen years, and into adulthood. Young hands may need help with brushing techniques, and children will take their cues from the… Read more »

Children’s Dental Fillings: 2 Things You Must Know

We know that when it comes to your children’s smiles, what you hope for is teeth that remain healthy, strong, and cavity free! However, sometimes decay gets the best of a child or teen and that leaves you as the responsible party who must schedule a children’s dental filling. Unfortunately, if you have doubts about… Read more »

Sealants: Things That May Really Surprise You!

You might think you know quite a lot about dental sealants and you might even be right! When you’re up to date and well informed regarding dental care for your child, chances are quite good that you’ve done some investigating. As you know, sealants keep bad stuff like bacteria from making their way into little… Read more »

Quick Talk: Dental Sealant Basics

You probably have a firm understanding at this point that dental sealants provide benefits for your children’s oral health. This is all well and good and sounds fantastic, of course. However, as a patient, what you really want and need is to understand what sealants will entail, why your child needs them, and what to… Read more »