Looking for ways to make teeth brushing fun for your child? Our blog shares tips and tricks on creative ways to make brushing fun! Our pediatric dental team loves sharing fun oral health tips with families in San Antonio. Start good oral habits early with kids and schedule an appointment!
The animal kingdom is filled with species that boast strange or extra large teeth. Read our blog to learn about a few of our favorites, including elephants, sharks, and rabbits. Make sure to keep your child’s teeth from turning just as strange with routine exams and cleanings. Call today to schedule!
As a parent, you may be concerned about your child getting an X-ray, but there’s no need. X-rays are completely safe for children of all ages. What Are X-Rays? X-rays are an imaging test that allows physicians to see bones within your and your child’s body. X-ray machines send a beam of radiation through your […]
It can be daunting to teach your child how to brush their teeth, but here are some ways you can make it more enjoyable and successful. Set an Example Like with most things, your children will follow your lead, so it’s important to set a good example for them. Brush your teeth in front of […]
You never want to rush your child to grow up, but it’s important to start taking them to the dentist early. At Sunshine Pediatric, we’re dedicated to helping your child achieve a solid foundation for a lifetime of good oral health. When Should Your Child Start Visiting The Dentist? You should be taking your child […]
No matter your age, a tooth extraction can make you a little worried. This is especially true for little ones. But don’t worry! At Sunshine Pediatric Dentistry, our team works hard to ensure that everyone is at ease during your child’s extractions. We want to ensure that both your child and you are prepared for […]
It’s important to start protecting your child’s teeth as soon as possible. Dental sealants are a great way to give your child the best defense against bacteria and plaque. What Are Dental Sealants? Dental sealants are thin, plastic coatings placed on the chewing surface of back teeth to protect the teeth from bacteria and acids […]
If your dentist recommends a root canal for your child, you might feel intimidated and naturally concerned for your child. At Sunshine Pediatric Dentistry, we only consider a root canal once all other alternatives have been carefully reviewed. Sometimes a root canal is the most effective treatment to save a tooth and prevent further dental […]
Your family dentist may say that they see kids of all ages, but that doesn’t mean that they’re a pediatric dentist. A pediatric dentist actually goes through more specialized training than a general dentist in order to meet kids’ unique needs in the dental chair. Initial Training In the beginning, a pediatric dentist’s schooling is […]
Nitrous oxide is a mild sedative that most people know as “laughing gas” because of its ability to cause some people to giggle or laugh. It’s also referred to as happy gas due to the mild feeling of euphoria it causes. It doesn’t influence heart rate, nor does it have negative effects on the lungs, […]