Abscess Tooth Remedies For Kids

As a parent, it can be quite alarming to find an abscess near your child’s teeth, especially if your child is in pain. It’s important to schedule an appointment immediately with your child’s dentist, so the abscess can be properly treated. What Is A Tooth Abscess? A tooth abscess is a swollen part of the gumline near a tooth. This bump can have a white head that resembles a pimple or solely appear red and inflamed. What causes this abscess to form involves the presence of bacteria in plaque over time. This bacteria...

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

The Oral Cancer Foundation has found that oral cancer affects approximately 54,000 people each year, leading to over 9,000 deaths. To highlight the seriousness of the disease, save lives, and protect everyone’s oral health, the foundation has declared April Oral Cancer Awareness Month. This disease can affect us all, and there is plenty that you can do for oral cancer awareness month. Our experts have compiled the following facts about this disease as well as ways you reduce your risk of contracting oral cancer in yo...

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3 Tips for October’s Dental Hygiene Month

We all know that October is the month when fall weather finally starts to make itself felt in Texas, the State Fair is in full bloom, and the trick-or-treaters can’t wait to start moving from door to door in their quest for candy and other goodies on Halloween. While all these things are well known, you perhaps didn’t know that October is also Dental Hygiene Awareness Month. In that spirit, your friends at Rio Dental & Orthodontics want to pass on three tips to help you maintain your dental health the year around. ...

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A child puts their hand to their jaw and grimaces in pain, as they hold onto an ice cream cone in the opposite hand.

Kids Tooth Pain: What to Eat With a Toothache

Any oral discomfort can be uncomfortable for your child, but a toothache can be excruciating. The constant pain makes it increasingly difficult to eat. If you are unable to get your child to a pediatric dentist in Dallas, TX immediately, it becomes harder to find food they are able to eat without causing additional discomfort. Here is a helpful breakdown of acceptable foods to feed your child suffering from a toothache. What They Can Eat The most important thing is to not stop feeding your child. Some foods may...

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Food to strengthen teeth and keep the mouth healthy

Mouth-healthy Lunches: Tips From Our Pediatric Dentists

There are plenty of foods that aren’t the best choice when it comes to oral health, such as sticky or sugary foods. However, there are plenty of foods that offer a wide variety of benefits and are actually beneficial for your child to eat. Food has the power to strengthen teeth and keep the mouth healthy. Following are some foods to incorporate into your child’s lunches to promote tooth health! Cheese While cheese has many health benefits including being a great source of protein, it’s also healthy for your teeth! ...

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Wisdom Teeth

Signs That Wisdom Teeth Are Growing in

Wisdom teeth can be a huge nuisance, both to your everyday life and your overall health. Most people need their wisdom teeth taken out at some point because their mouth doesn’t have enough room for them. They can also cause additional issues such as infection and tooth misalignment. Impacted wisdom teeth can also cause a slew of issues if they’re not taken out. Wisdom teeth grow in at different ages for different children, but if your child has any of the following symptoms, there’s a chance they’re growing in and ...

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