How to Help Your Child Feel Comfortable During Their Dental Appointments

If you wish there was a way you can help your child feel more comfortable at their dental appointments, then you have come to the right blog. Our dentists are more than happy to help you by giving you the tips you need to help your child. We want your... Read more »

How Does Sugar Impact Your Child’s Dental Health?

While modifying your child's diet to prevent destructive foods is a good idea, there are some additional ways that can help your child thwart the development of early childhood caries. If juice is something your child likes, think about watering it down. If your child likes cake, don't frost it... Read more »

Seal off Cavities with Dental Sealants This Holiday Season

The holiday season is fast-approaching, with the aroma of peppermint, cinnamon, and nutmeg titillating the senses. It’s also the season when the incidences of cavities are much higher. First, you have Halloween chocolate bars, licorice, suckers, and taffy; next, is candied yams and fruit pies with whip or ice cream... Read more »

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... Read more »