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 »

How to Teach Your Children About Healthy Dental Habits

You may know that there are many things you may consider doing if you’d like to help your kids stay healthy and strong. For example, you might understand that flossing and brushing are crucial parts of enjoying a healthy smile, but are you aware that you should also help your little ones develop good habits… Read more »

Supporting Good Behavior Before, During, and After Your Child’s Dental Appointment

Many parents worry about their children misbehaving in the waiting lobby of the dental office. If you’re worried about your child’s conduct, try using the following suggestions to support good behavior before, during, and after your child’s dental visit. BEFORE Getting a full night’s sleep can change your child’s dental visit from miserable to wonderful…. Read more »

Combatting the Effects of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Did you know that baby bottles can negatively affect the oral health of your young child? Although it is important to ensure a child is constantly fed, exercise caution when using various sugary drinks for young children and infants, as they can easily lead to tooth decay and cavities. The reason is often due to… Read more »

Common Questions About Thumb Sucking

Although thumb sucking is a very common trait in many children, nonetheless it can cause serious harm to a child’s teeth and can even affect the growth and location of the permanent teeth that will grow in later. Listed below are some common questions about thumb sucking in young children: True or False: Thumb sucking… Read more »