One of the most common questions we hear at our office is, “If my child’s baby tooth has a cavity, why does it need a filling if it’s going to fall out anyway?” Learn more about this here.
It is no secret that millions of children all around the world love their pacifiers. For many parents this little device is the best way to sooth and calm a child when all else fails. One of the main reasons for this is that sucking on a pacifier or something as simple as their own thumb helps them feel content and secure.
A child’s first visit to the dentist can be a bit scary. More often than not, you as a parent are more scared than your child. However, if you educate yourself properly beforehand and therefore know what to expect, you will find out that it doesn’t have to be a scary experience for you or your child.
Have you been putting off dental treatment for your child because they are afraid of dental procedures? Do they have a tendency towards dental anxiety, and are you worried that their smile is paying the price? Our pediatric dentistry and orthodontics team at Route 32 Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics is here to help! Our experienced dental team is pleased to … Read More
As you may know, your child could suck their thumbs for a number of reasons. In fact, most children suck their thumbs to comfort themselves when they’re upset, or when they are trying to fall asleep. However, do you know what thumb sucking can do to your child’s oral health? You see, one major problem with thumb sucking is that … Read More
At Route 32 Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Dr. Nieku Manshadi understands how vital routine dental checkups are to learn if your child is experiencing a chronic oral condition. After all, children with chronic dental pain may not always tell you (or even be able to tell you) what is happening. If your child has a painful tooth or chronic dental … Read More
Our orthodontist and team at Route 32 Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics in Waco, Texas, can align your smile by shifting the position of your teeth using braces. The brackets and wires of braces will use gentle pressure forces to move teeth into an optimal bite position and creates a straight, beautiful smile. While there are a few different types, all … Read More
Brushing your teeth is an important part of your oral hygiene routine, so it’s best to have an effective technique and the proper tools. To help you, our Route 32 Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics team has some recommendations for you. Those recommendations are: -Brush your teeth twice each day with a soft-bristled toothbrush. The soft bristles will deeply clean your … Read More
Your dentist, Dr. Nieku Manshadi, and our dental team care about you and your smile, which is why we encourage you to think about your smile as Halloween approaches. Halloween can be a scary holiday for your teeth and gums, but it doesn’t have to be. If you take good care of your smile, your oral health will remain in … Read More
If you’re one who has crooked teeth but you’re not sure if you want to commit to orthodontic treatment, then our Route 32 Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics team has some information that might be helpful to you. Having a straight smile is very important. In fact, there are three reasons why it is so important, and those reasons are: Reason … Read More