Dental sedation is an excellent way to make the sting of any oral surgery or oral procedure much less, especially for children. A lot of children fear the dentist, and the thought of having any procedure done can cause a high level of anxiety. For many children, dental sedation not only takes the edge off… Continue reading Is Oral Sedation Right for Your Child’s Next Dental Procedure?
From the first day your little one arrives, you constantly worry about how the things you allow them to do or the things you give to them will affect their future. A pacifier might be an excellent self-soothing tool (as is thumb-sucking, which they come by naturally), but will those soothing behaviors be a headache… Continue reading Will Thumb Sucking Cause Orthodontic Problems?
Try these tips to end the brushing battle that might be brewing at your home. If you are like most parents, some days can feel like an ongoing struggle with your children. The last thing you want to do is to fight first thing in the morning or have a battle before bed to get… Continue reading How to Make Brushing Fun Instead of a Struggle
Is your child complaining of bleeding gums? There could be many reasons. However, the most serious one is the gum disease. In this post, our St. Louis pediatric dentist will discuss some of the most common causes of bleeding gums in children, and when it is time for your kid to visit the dentist. Most… Continue reading Common Causes of Bleeding Gums in Children