Night Grinding Complications Might Be Addressed by Sleeping With a Dental Guard

Chronic stress and certain other conditions can cause children to unconsciously clench and grind their teeth while sleeping. While it might at first seem to be little more than a nuisance that causes sore jaw muscles, unaddressed night grinding can lead to a wide range of oral health complications. Over... Read more »

Provide Your Child’s Smile Extra Support With Pediatric Dentistry

One of the most important health care procedures you can provide for your child is via oral health care. Your child will not be able to clean their mouth until they are at least 6 years old. However, steps can be taken to help keep your smile safe, so it... Read more »

Can Kids Love the Dentist?

Young kids like to put up quite a fuss about going to the dentist. It’s hard to blame them, too, since the dentist’s office is full of sharp-looking things that go into someone’s mouth. Being scared of the dentist is perfectly normal. What’s also normal, though, is developing a love... Read more »

Adding a Fluoride Treatment to Your Dental Checkup to Help Prevent Cavities

Brushing your child's teeth twice each day with fluoridated toothpaste is an essential first step in cleaning away bacterial deposits from the mouth while also helping to maintain strong tooth enamel. At the same time, you also need to make the effort to thoroughly floss their teeth at least once per... Read more »

Children with At-Risk Teeth May Need Dental Sealants

Your child’s smile is full of differently shaped teeth designed to perform specific functions for biting and chewing the food your child eats. In particular, the molars and premolars in the back of the mouth have primary responsibility in grinding up bites of food, which is why their biting surfaces... Read more »

Better Smiles Begin with Teenage Dentistry Protection

Are you aware of the oral health implications of becoming a teenager? As if there wasn't enough to worry about, teenagers are also reminded that the last of their permanent teeth will be growing in, so they will need to be taking care of their smile, so it can continue... Read more »

What Treatments Are Used to Help My Child’s Cavity?

If your child has a cavity, then our dentists, Dr. Morgan, Dr. Allman, and Dr. Compton, strongly encourage you to call Rockwall Pediatric Dentistry and schedule an appointment. The sooner you get the cavity treated, the better. In fact, if you ignore the cavity, it can spread to infect more of the... Read more »

The Oral Hygiene Tips You Need to Help Your Baby’s Smile

Your baby deserves to have healthy gums and healthy teeth. But, that health doesn’t just happen naturally. There are things you need to do to keep your baby’s smile in tip-top shape. To help you know how to care for and clean your baby’s mouth, our pediatric dentists, Drs. Morgan,... Read more »

Making Your Child’s Dental Exam Easier

We understand what it’s like to have a baby unable to sit still at the dentist’s office. Trust us, we’ve been there, both in our personal lives and in our professional lives, working with families at our practice. Here are a few suggestions you can use to make your checkup... Read more »

When Should We Expect Our Child’s Teeth to Come In?

What’s louder than a bullhorn and angrier than a bull? Answer: a teething newborn. If you’re a new parent with a baby who’s teething, please let us be the first to say both congratulations and we’re sorry. We want to help you and your baby to get through this tough... Read more »