Helping Your Child with Their Oral Health

You probably understand that you should be brushing and flossing your teeth every day to keep your pearly whites healthy, but are you aware that you should be doing a few things for the health of your child’s teeth—even before they erupt? As you probably know, it’s vital that you... Read more »

Childhood Dental Care

The link between your oral health and its impact on your overall general health is important knowledge for you to teach your child. When it comes to protecting your child’s oral health, there are a few things you should know. Many children will need help to understand just how their... Read more »

Should You Take Your Child to a Pediatric Dentist?

You probably know that there are several things you should do to keep your children’s teeth healthy and strong. For example, did you know that you should care for your child’s mouth even before their first tooth comes in? Have you heard that you should visit your dentist six months... Read more »

Gum Disease in Children

Would you be surprised to learn that there are a number of myths associated with gum disease? For instance, you may have heard that gum disease is extremely rare in adults, but did you know that it’s actually quite common. You may have also heard that children are safe from... Read more »

Guidelines for Cleaning Your Child’s Smile

At Texas Kids Dental in El Paso, Fabens, and Horizon City, Texas, and surrounding areas, we invite our patients to take good care of their child's baby teeth to ensure a lifetime of healthy smiles. Dr. Erickson and our team of dental professionals are happy to share some basic guidelines... Read more »

Preventing Tooth Decay in Children

Before a child has their first tooth break the skin of their gumline, which often occurs before their first birthday, it is important for a parent or parental guardian to start planning their oral health care. A well laid out plan is the first step in creating a safe habitat... Read more »