Childhood Tooth Decay is Widespread in Kentucky. But it Doesn’t Have To Be

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Many childhood diseases have been eradicated, but at Pediatric Dental Center we’re sorry to report that tooth decay is still too common. This is from the CDC: Cavities (also known as caries or tooth decay) are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood in the United States. Untreated cavities can cause pain and…


Should You Get Your Child a Water Flosser?

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In this post from the Pediatric Dental Center, we’re discussing the water flosser, also known as interdental cleaner, interdental irrigator, or water jet. A water irrigation device oscillates a stream of water through a small, targeted tube to shoot out fragments of food and plaque from around and between teeth. Numerous studies have validated the…


Brush Up On Proper Brushing For Kids

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Sometimes children brush their teeth too aggressively, leading to receding gums. It’s a bad habit to get into, which is why the Pediatric Dental Center urges parents to help their children learn proper brushing techniques. Brushing too aggressively may result in gum recession, which is when the gum line exposes more of your teeth, or in…


Do Kids Get Periodontal Disease?

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When we think about gum disease, most of us imagine mature adults who have neglected their dental health for years. What about children? At Pediatric Dental Center in Burlington, we know from experience that kids can get it, too. Let’s discuss it. Children and adolescents are at risk of gum disease and the more advanced…


FAQs: Pediatric Dental Sedation

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The Pediatric Dental Center provides sedation dentistry when needed for our young patients. Here are answers to the most common questions about pediatric sedation dentistry. Is sedation safe for children? Nitrous oxide, IV sedation, and general anesthesia are safe for children when administered by experienced professionals. Certified pediatric dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and anesthesiologists…


Stress And Your Child’s Smile

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Pediatric Dental Center in Burlington, Cold Spring, or Crestview Hills KY is a leading pediatric practice serving Northern Kentucky that emphasizes baby and toddler teeth and how to care for them. But how often do we think about how stress impacts our smile or a child’s smile? Children are just as susceptible to stress-induced oral problems.…