SANTA CLARA DENTIST - GENESIS DENTISTRY DENTAL GROUP

Pediatric Dentistry

Expert pediatric dental care at Genesis Dentistry Santa Clara. Trust our gentle approach for your child’s oral health needs.

Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a common habit that babies develop before they’re born. While most children naturally stop thumb sucking between the ages of two and four, some children might struggle to break the habit. If your child is still thumb sucking around the age of four, it’s important to help them stop. Thumb sucking puts

Thumb Sucking Read More »

Space Maintainers

One of the many functions of baby teeth is to hold space for the adult teeth that will eventually push them through. When baby teeth are lost prematurely, the permanent teeth that are coming in on either side can actually drift into the space that was reserved for another tooth. This can cause teeth to

Space Maintainers Read More »

Sealants

The most likely location for a cavity to develop in your child’s mouth is on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The deep and varied crevices in these teeth make it easy for food particles to hide, and it can be difficult to keep these teeth clean, even with regular brushing. Your child’s dentist

Sealants Read More »

Nitrous Oxide for Children

Sometimes, children are too fearful to receive necessary dental treatment. When this happens, conscious sedation with nitrous oxide may be recommended to help make your child’s experience of dental treatment stress-free. Conscious sedation involves medication to help ease tension and block pain during dental treatment, and does not put you to sleep. For pediatric treatments

Nitrous Oxide for Children Read More »

Fluoride and Your Child

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral essential for proper tooth development. Benefits of fluoride: Fluoride can be found in most drinking water, as well as most common toothpastes. Because children can overconsume fluoride, it’s important to follow these rules when it comes to fluoride and your child: Overexposure to fluoride can cause a condition called

Fluoride and Your Child Read More »

Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is the study, practice, teaching, and research of oral care treatments and preventions in children. It is recommended that children visit their pediatric dentist twice a year. Parents should schedule the first visit within six months of their child’s first baby tooth coming in, or by 12 months of age. Regular checkups thereafter

Pediatric Dentistry Read More »

Scroll to Top