Pediatric Dentists vs. General Dentists… Children Are Not Little Adults

Children vs. Adults It is pretty clear to anyone that has or works with children that they are not miniature versions of adults. The way they see new experiences, the way they react to stress, and their ability to reason are unique to children. Yes, it’s true some adults face challenges when visiting the dentist. […]

Why Are Composite Fillings Best for Children?

Silver amalgam fillings are out. Today’s pediatric dentists more often opt for the natural look of composite fillings when treating tiny patients. What Are Amalgam Fillings? Made of half mercury and the rest copper, silver, and tin, amalgam fillings are usually called “silver fillings.” Often used in back molars because of its durability and strength, […]

Stop Teeth Troubles in Their Tracks with Periodic Dental X-Rays

In pediatric dentistry, earlier really is better. When problems are detected early, it’s possible to create a plan of action to minimize and eliminate many future dental issues. Periodic dental x-rays, or radiographs, are a particularly important tool used in pediatric dentistry. Dentists perform visual exams of the teeth, but not all structures inside the […]