A Compromised Dental Filling Might Be Responsible for Toothache Discomfort

Dentists often use dental fillings to repair small cavities and other minor defects in a tooth’s enamel layer. While they are intended to fully repair the tooth for many years, many dental fillings will eventually start to lose some of their strong bond with the surrounding tooth enamel. As this starts to occur, your child… Read more »

Protecting Your Teeth with Dental Sealants

If you want to prevent cavities, you should brush twice a day for two minutes at a time, floss once a day and see your dentist at least twice a year for your routine cleanings and examinations. Watching your diet is another great way to make certain that your teeth stay healthy. It is relatively… Read more »

Breastfeeding is Fantastic for Your Little One’s Dental Health

Have you heard how great breastfeeding can be for your child’s health? The nutrients in breast milk naturally help your baby fight disease and even reduce long-term health risks such as asthma, ear infections, SIDS and obesity. It is even correlated with your own health! Breastfeeding is associated with lower chances of breast or ovarian… Read more »

Why You Need to be Eating These Three Foods to Keep Your Kids and Their Smiles Healthy

“Confusing” is the easy method of understanding health guidelines. At Texas Kids Dental, we want you to have robust oral health wherever you or your family is, whether that’s in our office, at home, at work or anywhere else. Here are a few mouth-healthy treats you can rest easy chomping on (and drinking). Leafy greens…. Read more »

The Dental Tips You Need During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant, you need to remember that your smile is very vulnerable to many dental issues. This is why Dr. Jeffrey Erickson and our dental team encourage you to take good care of your teeth and gums as much as possible. In order to do so, we first recommend visiting Texas Kids Dental twice… Read more »

Be Sure to Bring Your Child into Our Pediatric Office

Even if there may be some apprehension when you take them for their first dental appointment, be sure to bring them into Dr. Jeffrey Erickson’s office where we specialize in providing a professional and comfortable pediatric experience for your child. Your child’s first dental exam is vital by the time they reach age 1, so… Read more »

Create an Improved Oral Health Identity with Childhood Tooth Brushing

Brushing your young children’s teeth is tremendously important because they cannot achieve this task themselves. As with adults, children also require daily brushings twice daily. This ensures their teeth will not fall to the ills of tooth decay or cavities. Create an improved oral health identity with childhood tooth brushing. Consider the following tips: –… Read more »

Pediatric Dentistry and Your Child’s Oral Health Care

Your oral health care at a young age in largely influenced by pediatric dentistry and the advantages it can provide for your teeth and gums. The benefits of pediatric dentistry include the following: – Pediatricians are beneficial in treating children who suffer from thumb sucking, baby bottle tooth decay, and teething. – Pediatrics focuses on… Read more »

Your Child’s First Dental Visit

While you’re basking in the joys of being a new parent, you’ll also be becoming accustomed to your responsibilities towards your baby. Obviously, this includes general healthcare, but your baby’s dental care is also very important. You may be wondering when to take your bundle of joy in for their first dental appointment. It may… Read more »

Is Your Child Teething?

If your child begins teething, it can often be painful and uncomfortable for them. In most cases, teething in children is completely natural and safe, but there are extreme cases where it can lead to worsening symptoms. To ensure your child can safely overcome teething and the discomfort that comes with it, always make sure… Read more »