Signs that Your Child’s Wisdom Teeth May Need To Be Removed

July 04, 2024 ABC Children's Dentistry

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, typically emerge between the ages of 17 and 25, although many children may need wisdom teeth removed prior to these ages for various reasons. Removing wisdom teeth is a common decision faced by many parents, but it is not always straightforward. The decision to have your child’s wisdom … Continue reading "Signs that Your Child’s Wisdom Teeth May Need To Be Removed"

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The Best Dental Routine for Small Children

The Best Dental Routine for Small Children

June 17, 2024 ABC Children's Dentistry

Children under the age of 12 can have a good dental routine just as easily as adults.  Establishing a robust dental routine for small children is very important for their overall health and well-being. Early dental care not only prevents cavities and other oral diseases but also instills lifelong habits that contribute to better dental … Continue reading "The Best Dental Routine for Small Children"

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Why Are Good Dental Habits for Children Important?

May 08, 2024 ABC Children's Dentistry

As adults, we understand that our dental habits impact our overall health.  However, for some reason, we tend to think of children’s dental habits as being less important.  Nothing could be further from the truth!  Establishing good dental habits in children is crucial for their overall health and well-being. These habits not only contribute to … Continue reading "Why Are Good Dental Habits for Children Important?"

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Helping Special Needs Children Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

Helping Special Needs Children Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

April 11, 2024 ABC Children's Dentistry

Taking care of our children’s health, including their dental health, is very important. Visiting the dentist regularly is important for everyone, including children with special needs. However, some special needs children may feel anxious or fearful about visiting the dentist due to sensory sensitivities or communication challenges. As caregivers and parents, there are steps we … Continue reading "Helping Special Needs Children Feel Comfortable at the Dentist"

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The Importance of Establishing Good Dental Habits in Children

March 21, 2024 ABC Children's Dentistry

Dental health is an important part of overall well-being for children.  Having a bright, healthy smile is not just an appearance issue; it actually affects children’s overall health and wellness.  In order to achieve healthy teeth, it is essential to start practicing good dental habits from a young age. By establishing and maintaining these habits … Continue reading "The Importance of Establishing Good Dental Habits in Children"

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Preparing Your Child for the Dentist: The Power of Storytelling

February 19, 2024 ABC Children's Dentistry

Visiting the dentist can often be intimidating and overwhelming for young children. However, introducing them to the idea of a dentist’s visit through captivating storytelling can truly make a difference. The professionals at ABC Children’s Dentistry fully grasp the significance of creating a welcoming and comfortable environment for our little patients during their dental visits, … Continue reading "Preparing Your Child for the Dentist: The Power of Storytelling"

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When Will My Children’s Teeth Come In and Fall Out?

Tooth Eruption Guide–When Will My Children’s Teeth Come In and Fall Out?

January 13, 2024 ABC Children's Dentistry

Did you know that your baby’s teeth start forming before they are even born? It’s true! Although you can’t see them during the first six months, the teeth are there, waiting to emerge beneath the gums. Many parents wonder when their children’s teeth will emerge and when they will fall out.  Be aware that the … Continue reading "Tooth Eruption Guide–When Will My Children’s Teeth Come In and Fall Out?"

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Root Canals for Children Under 16

Root Canals and Alternatives

December 17, 2023 ABC Children's Dentistry

Many parents of young children are reluctant to have their pediatric dentist perform a root canal, even if it is recommended.  What is a root canal, and is it necessary and safe for children?  What are the alternatives to a root canal that parents can consider? Root Canals for Children Under 16 A root canal … Continue reading "Root Canals and Alternatives"

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Pediatric Root Canals San Diego 101

November 13, 2023 ABC Children's Dentistry

A root canal is a serious procedure that should only be done by a qualified pediatric dentist.  At ABC Children’s Dentistry, we work with parents to determine the best solution to any problem with a child’s teeth or gums. 

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A Timeline for Your Child’s Dental Care

October 26, 2023 ABC Children's Dentistry

If you are trying to establish a lifelong timeline for your child’s dental care, you are not alone.  Most parents struggle at some point with understanding just when they should be on the lookout for certain stages of dental development, and how they should resolve any problems that arise during these stages.  Here is a … Continue reading "A Timeline for Your Child’s Dental Care"

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