Does My Child Need a Root Canal?

In this blog post, we will explore the signs and symptoms that may indicate the need for a pediatric root canal.

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What to Do If Your Child Is Having a Dental Emergency?

Here’s what you should do if your child is having a dental emergency.

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Are Fillings In Baby Teeth Necessary?

Taking care of a child’s oral health is no simple task. If you notice your little one is developing a cavity, you might wonder what to do next. Dr. Jonathon Konz can take a look and recommend the best treatment to protect your child’s oral health, and yes, that could include a filling. Keep reading to understand why fillings are important.

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How To Care For Your Child After They Get A Root Canal

If your child needs a root canal, you might be anxious about the amount of discomfort they will experience. Here’s how to help your child handle any discomfort after a root canal.

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4 Myths About Dental Sedation

In this post, we debunk four common myths related to pediatric dental sedation. Read on and discover the facts behind these misconceptions.

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When Should My Child Get a Dental Cleaning for the First Time?

Most dentists recommend taking a child to see the dentist regularly starting at the age of 1 or so, as their first baby teeth start to erupt.

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When Is Dental Bonding a Good Option for Kids?

Can dental bonding be used to help with some of your child's dental issues? Keep reading to find out the answer. 

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Common Dental Emergencies Children May Face

In this article, we're going to look at some of the most common dental emergencies in children and what you should do if your child experiences one. 

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When Do Baby Teeth Come In?

A baby’s first tooth is a major milestone in your child’s development! But when exactly should you prepare for this moment? Well, baby teeth eruption can vary, but this guide can help you figure out when to expect this major moment.

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How to Prepare Your Child for Dental Sedation

Is your child afraid of the dentist or needs some complex dental services? Sedation might be a good option. Learn more about how to prepare your child for dental sedation.

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5 Reasons Why Your Child May Need a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extractions are needed when a person suffers from tooth decay, infection, or their tooth is damaged to such a point that it cannot be fixed with a filling or a crown. Just as adults, children are also exposed to the risk of tooth decay and infection, especially if they do not have a consistent oral health routine and they have a diet high in sugars. 

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Why Does My Child Have Bad Breath?

We all experience bad breath at some point, whether it’s from something we ate or from inadequate brushing, but if your child has chronic bad breath that does not go away, this could be a sign that something is wrong with their oral health.

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How To Avoid Dry Socket After Tooth Extraction

If your child had a recent tooth extraction, here's what you can do to help them avoid a painful condition called dry socket.

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5 Signs of Tooth Decay in Children

Children are more prone to tooth decay and cavities than adults. Here are five signs of tooth decay to look out for in children.

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How Thumb Sucking Affects A Child's Oral Health

Thumb sucking or using a pacifier usually only becomes a problem if the child is five years old or older, and still feels the need to suck their thumb.

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Is It Safe To Bring My Child To The Dentist During COVID-19?

Routine dental care can help them keep kids' teeth healthy, and at Little Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, we’re doing everything we can to provide kids with a safe, fun, and low-risk environment during COVID-19.

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Welcome to Our New Website!

We’ve updated our website because we felt it was time for a fresh look. We’re excited for parents to enjoy the new layout. It’s easier than ever to navigate the information you need or read up on the procedures your child may require for good oral health. You can even request an appointment with a click of a mouse! Plus, our website is mobile-friendly, so you can enjoy access at-home or on the go. For your convenience, everything you need to help keep your kids’ teeth healthy is easily accessible from our homepage. We welcome you to take a look around and reach out if you have any questions!

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