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

Kids and Filling Cavities

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When your young children get a cavity in their baby teeth, you’ll be prompted by Dr. Christine Hervas to have it filled as soon as possible. However, it may seem counter intuitive to fill a tooth that’s just going to fall out, right? Well, not exactly. Our team at Crossroads Dental in Luling, Texas, has some advice as to why … Read More

Your Child’s Oral Habits: The Facts

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If you’ve ever raised a child, protecting their health has probably been a high priority. You may also understand that teaching them good habits can help them stay healthy well into their adult life. As you may have guessed, the same applies to your dental health. In reality, there are a few things you can do to help your child … Read More

Is Your Child Susceptible to Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

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Baby bottle tooth decay refers to tooth decay in infants and young children. Often, tooth decay in children is caused by sugars and sugary products. When in bottle form, the liquids can seep out into a child’s mouth for an extended period of time. Is your child susceptible to baby bottle tooth decay? If so, take the steps necessary to … Read More

Guidelines for Success with a Teen’s Oral Health

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People often get the last of their adult teeth during their teenage years. Unfortunately, some teeth may not grow in correctly, or there might not be enough space. Typically, with wisdom teeth growing in, teens are at an increased risk for misalignment issues, infections, and tooth decay. With the addition of these new teeth, it is important to always brush … Read More

Dental Care and Overall Health

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While teaching your child the basics of brushing and flossing, you should also teach them why these things are important. Not only will dental care keep their teeth healthy, it will also keep their body healthy as well. Oral care is very important to the welfare of the human body. Here are some ways the two are linked. Tooth decay … Read More