We’re passionate about helping children enjoy the countless benefits of a healthy smile. We’re always ready to welcome little ones of all sorts, including those who have unique circumstances that may make it difficult for them to sit through a dental appointment. As your special needs dentist in Center, we have the experience and skill necessary to help these precious young ones achieve excellent oral health.
Children's Dental Center Blog
May 1, 2018
March 2, 2018
We can never overstress the importance of instilling good habits in your children from a young age. The sooner they learn to brush properly, the better chances they’ll have of avoiding dental problems and maintaining a beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime. Still, you might have questions about brushing. What kind of toothbrush and toothpaste are best for kids? When can you stop supervising their daily brushing and let them care for their own oral hygiene routine? Your children’s dentist in Center is here to give you some handy tips on these important matters.
February 5, 2018
As a parent, you’re always looking for a way to ensure your children’s oral health, which is why you’re diligent about scheduling their semi-annual visits and encouraging them to practice excellent oral hygiene. The reality, though, is that kids will be kids, so you can’t be 100% sure that they’re adhering to the recommendations that they’ve been given. This is why your children’s dentist center suggests that you consider fluoride treatments for your young ones. As you continue reading you’ll learn more about why this is so valuable to their dental wellness.
January 21, 2018
When it comes to your little one’s smile, you want it to stay bright and healthy for as long as possible. In order to do that, you need to take excellent care of their little teeth and gums. This means practicing consistent preventive , both at home and with the help of a Children’s dentist in Center and East Texas. Learn more today about effective preventive care and when to start it in this week’s blog post.
December 4, 2017
You sacrifice so much so that your child can have the best life possible. You happily place your wants and desires in a distant second because that’s what parents do. So, you want to be sure that your bundle of joy has a healthy and happy future. That’s why your children’s dentist wants you to encourage the development of the right habits in your child.
November 11, 2017
One of the milestones that your child will face is their first lost tooth. You see them toying with their loose tooth with their tongue from time to time, so you know it’s time to prepare for when it falls out.
Losing baby teeth is a natural part of every child’s early years. This post from your children’s dental health center can help you better understand what to do when their adult teeth are ready to erupt.
October 3, 2017
We’re just a short time away from the most exciting time of the year—well, in most kid’s opinion. The holidays are all about gift giving, spending time with your loved ones, and good food—including sweet treats like deserts and candy.
As a parent, it’s a fine line to walk between protecting your children’s teeth and not ruining the holiday spirit. But it’s still important to prioritize your children’s teeth over their sugary desires. Your children’s dentist in Center is here to help you realize what sugar really does to baby teeth.
September 9, 2017
Who loves the pacifier more? The baby or the parents? It’s no secret that pacifiers and even thumbsucking can soothe a child, making the world a peaceful place for both the child and the parents for those few moments. Unfortunately, parents may be declining their child’s oral health by encouraging such habits.
If you have a young child that is continuously sucking on a pacifier or thumb, you should continue reading this post from your children’s dentist center.
May 4, 2017
Your child is growing up so quickly – it seems like just yesterday they were crawling, but now your little one is ready to finish kindergarten, and has their first loose tooth. With all the fast changes in their developing smile, you’re not quite sure what to expect of the tooth eruption process. But luckily for you, the team at Children’s Dental Center, your children’s dentist in Center, can guide you with the facts you need. In this post, learn more about the order in which your kid’s teeth will arrive.
April 30, 2017
If your child has special needs, visiting the dentist may be difficult — but it doesn’t have to be when you visit the children’s dentist in Center. Kids of all ages and stages benefit from regular preventive dental care, and Dr. Thomas Youngblood and our team are prepared to accommodate the variety of needs of all of our young patients. Keep reading to learn more about how we provide high-quality care for little ones with special cognitive, physical, or behavioral needs, then schedule an appointment for your child today!