Woodland Pediatric Dentistry Blog

Must-Know Tips for Helping Your Child Overcome Their Fear of Tooth Extractions

October 4, 2023

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a child visiting their dentist

If your child’s dentist has recently informed you that they’re going to need one or more of their teeth extracted, you might not feel too concerned, as this is obviously intended to benefit their oral health—but your little one might have their doubts and fears! However, there’s a lot you can do as a parent to ensure that they enter this procedure with the utmost confidence and unparalleled bravery. Continue reading below to learn about three tips that can help you prepare your child for their upcoming tooth extraction.


Your Child May Not be a Dentist, But They Can Play One! 

September 15, 2023

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A child playing with a dental toy kit

It’s no secret that children learn best through play. It can ignite new interests and allow them to expand their imaginations. For enterprising parents such as yourself, play can also be used as a vessel for dental instruction! Starting their preventive education early can make a big difference. 

If you’re interested in some dental toys your child will love that can open the door to conversation, continue reading. Below you’ll find four awesome toys that can double as educational tools. 


5 Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

August 4, 2023

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person about to undergo sedation dentistry

Sedation dentistry provides a comforting and relaxing solution for kids who experience dental fear or anxiety during their appointments. Additionally, it offers several other benefits for young patients, making it a valuable choice for parents seeking a more secure and comfortable dental experience for their children. Read on to explore five other groups of kids who can benefit from sedation dentistry.


Is Sedation Dentistry Really Safe for Children?

July 13, 2023

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A little boy receiving dental sedation

If your child fears the dentist, they may benefit from sedation dentistry. This field calms their nerves so they have a more comfortable dental treatment. Still, you might worry its sedatives could harm your little one. After all, is dental sedation safe for kids? Well, your Marietta pediatric dentist is here with the answer: dental sedatives are perfectly safe for youngsters. As proof, here’s a summary of why dental sedation works well on kids and how to make it smoother.