What Is Pediatric Pulp Therapy?

What Is Pediatric Pulp Therapy?

February 18, 2020

Inside every tooth is a space called the pulp chamber that houses the nerves, the blood supply, and the soft tissue that keep the tooth alive. When the pulp tissue becomes infected or inflamed due to deep cavities or a traumatic injury, a child can experience immense pain. Dr. Lin may recommend pediatric pulp therapy…

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Reasons Your Child's School Recommends Seeing A Pediatric Dentist Regularly

3 Reasons Your Child’s School Recommends Seeing a Pediatric Dentist Regularly

February 13, 2020

You spend extra time in the morning making sure your child’s backpack, coat, and a healthy lunch are packed. You volunteer to help with class field trips. You attend parent teacher conferences, and even get your child a tutor to make sure he/she is keeping up with all of his/her work. You do all of…

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How Safe Are X-Rays for My Child?

How Safe Are X-Rays for My Child?

January 9, 2020

As your child’s mouth grows and changes, a visual examination alone cannot tell us everything we need to know. X-rays offer a safe and valuable diagnostic tool to help us uncover problems in your child’s teeth that are not visible to the naked eye. At Hurst Pediatric Dentistry, we utilize cutting-edge digital x-ray equipment, designed…

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Why Does My Child Need A Dental Crown?

Why Does My Child Need a Pediatric Dental Crown?

December 11, 2019

What Are Pediatric Dental Crowns? Crowns are tooth-shaped dental restorations that cover and protect the visible portions of teeth, restoring their shape, size, strength, and function. For the front teeth, we offer several tooth-colored crown options, designed to blend in seamlessly with the surrounding teeth. At Hurst Pediatric Dentistry, we offer high quality restorations using…

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How Can Dental Sealants Help My Child?

How Can Dental Sealants Help My Child?

November 13, 2019

While encouraging your child to brush and floss regularly is essential for preventing cavities, it can be difficult to effectively reach and clean every groove or crevice, especially on the back teeth. Fortunately, dental sealants can help protect your child’s teeth against cavities. Which Teeth Are Most Likely to Get Cavities? Cavities most often form…

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Is My Special Needs Child More Likely to Have Dental Issues?

Is My Special Needs Child More Likely to Have Dental Issues?

October 21, 2019

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry defines special health care needs as “any physical, developmental, mental, sensory, behavioral, cognitive, or emotional impairment or limiting condition that requires medical management, health care intervention, and/or use of specialized services or programs.” Children with such special needs often have unique concerns when it comes to their oral health.…

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Is Dental Sedation Safe

Is Dental Sedation Safe for My Child?

September 9, 2019

At Hurst Pediatric Dentistry, we understand that for many children the thought of going to the dentist may produce feelings of anxiety or fear. We go to great lengths to ensure that our patients have a positive experience at our office. Dr. Lin has been specially trained in pediatric behavior guidance techniques to help anxious…

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