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When to Visit the Pediatric Dentist ?

When to Visit the Pediatric Dentist ?

Time flies when you’re fighting cavities. Most of us know that we need to see the dentist every six months. It’s just hard to keep track of! As parents, we get so busy that we don’t even notice the days go by before it’s time for another checkup.  At Hacienda...
Why Are My Child’s Teeth Sensitive?

Why Are My Child’s Teeth Sensitive?

Is your child complaining about a toothache? Tooth pain and discomfort are very difficult to deal with, especially for kids. There are several factors that could cause your child to experience tooth pain or tooth sensitivity to cold or hot food. If these symptoms...
Summer Food Swaps

Summer Food Swaps

It’s finally summer! Our young patients are always super excited to be out of school and free to enjoy their summer vacation! We know it can be difficult not to splurge on extra sugary treats and junk foods when you and your family are in vacation mode. In order to...
What are Dental Sealants?

What are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are plastic coatings placed on the chewing surfaces of the molars and premolars (back teeth) to protect and prevent tooth decay. The thin sealant will adhere rapidly to the top part of the tooth creating a smooth cover and serving as a shield over the...
What is a Pediatric Dentist?

What is a Pediatric Dentist?

The anatomy and physiology of children are not exactly the same as those of adults, so illnesses may affect them differently. For this reason, most healthcare professionals recommend parents take their children to pediatricians, doctors who specialize in treating...
First Visit to the Pediatric Dentist

First Visit to the Pediatric Dentist

The best way to keep your child’s teeth clean and healthy is through prevention! That means seeing the pediatric dentist early on and practicing good dental care from a young age. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists recommends parents bring their children to...