Sedation Dentistry for Children

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Have you been dreading dental treatment for your child because they have a tendency towards dental anxiety? Is their smile paying the price? If so, our team at Crossroads Dental is here to help. Our skilled dentist, Dr. Christine Hervas, is happy to offer nitrous oxide for our patients in Luling, Texas, and the surrounding areas who struggle with anxiety during dental … Read More

How to Stop Your Child From Sucking Their Thumbs

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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

Why You Want to Stay on Top of Your Child’s Smile Health

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At Crossroads Dental located in Luling, Texas, Dr. Christine Hervas encourages our patient families to maintain regular dental checkups for their children. This is to ensure that your child is not currently experiencing an undiagnosed oral condition such as a painful tooth or other chronic dental problem. Children with chronic dental pain may not always tell their parents that something is amiss because they … Read More

The Promises Our ADA Dentist Makes to Your Family

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Our dentist, Dr. Christine Hervas is an active member of the American Dental Association, which means she makes promises every day to make sure every patient has the best dental experience possible. These promises are: No. 1: Respect a patient’s wants and needs You have the right to be involved in every decision about your child’s treatment. This means she … Read More

Brushing: The Tips You Need to Have an Effective Technique

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To help you have the best tooth-brushing technique in Luling, Texas, our Crossroads Dental team has a few recommendations for you! Those recommendations are: -Brush your teeth twice a day. While you brush, use a soft-bristled toothbrush that fits perfectly in your mouth. We also recommend using a brush that has a non-slip grip. That way you won’t have any … Read More

Excellent Oral Hygiene Begins as Soon a Child Begins Teething

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It is important that as soon as an infant begins teething, teeth will be visible above the gums and should be cared for. No matter the season, you need no more reason to begin your oral health care immediately. The longer you wait to care for a child’s teeth and gums, the higher the likelihood of cavities or tooth decay. … Read More

The Tooth Fairy: Legends

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Do you remember the excitement the prospect of losing a baby tooth brought? Knowing that the Tooth Fairy was going to come to take the tooth and leave money, whether it was a dime, quarter, or dollar, is a highlight of childhood. Bringing the magic of the Tooth Fairy to life with your own children is a whole new, wonderful … Read More

Do Kids need Their Cavities Filled?

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It’s a fight parents have fought with their young ones for quite a long time – do I fill the cavities in their baby teeth or not? After all, kids aren’t known for enjoying dental fillings, and getting them to our Crossroads Dental office in Luling, Texas, for a filling isn’t always the easiest thing. However, it is worth the … Read More

Tooth Decay in Kids: What You Should Know

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You probably know that there are a number of things you should do if you’re interested in keeping your child’s teeth healthy and strong. You may know also know that brushing and flossing your little one’s teeth is important. The truth is, if you don’t care for their teeth well, your child could face a number of problems, including tooth … Read More