Pediatric Nitrous Oxide for Root Canals

Nitrous oxide, also known as “laughing gas”, is a mild form of sedation that may be used with children. Children who are overly nervous or anxious about their appointment are great candidates for this type of sedation. Nitrous oxide eases the child’s fears, helps them relax during their visit, and to receive dental treatment in…

Prevent Root Canals: Tooth Fairy

Kid Prevent Root Canal with Tooth Fairy

How can the tooth fairy help prevent root canals? February 28th is National Tooth Fairy Day.  Delta Dental has reported that in 2012, the average gift from the tooth fairy was $2.42.  At the same time, some parents were reported to have paid as much as $20 a tooth.  This is a big step up…

Pediatric Root Canal: Kid-Friendly

Categories: Miscellaneous

Words have the power to change your child’s entire dental appointment.  Kids may experience apprehension or anxiety from their toothache or dental emergency.  It is important to use a kid-friendly set of words to help young patients feel calm and informed during their appointments. When talking about the dentist at home, keep our special terminology in mind.  Fun and helpful…