Pediatric Dentistry

Nitrous oxide can make a better dental visit.

Inhale, Exhale, Smile: How Nitrous Oxide Can Ease Your Child’s Dental Visit

Nitrous oxide is among the most widely used methods of sedation used in dentistry. Commonly known as laughing gas, it helps keep patients of all ages calm and comfortable during a wide range of dental procedures. It is an important tool in managing dental anxiety in children, and it could be the right choice to…
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Save your kids teeth with a custom mouth guard.

Custom Mouth Guards: Why Your Young Athlete Needs to Wear One on the Field

If you’re reading this, chances are you have a child that is involved in at least one or more sports. In fact, nearly 60 million kids in the U.S. are registered to play a youth sport. This means you have something in common with most parents—you experience the joy and satisfaction of watching your child…
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Benefits of white dental fillings.

Top 5 Benefits of White Dental Fillings for Children

Silver vs. White Dental Fillings Most people are familiar with traditional metal dental fillings. Those silver-colored fillings are called amalgam fillings. While amalgam fillings are common, white (composite) dental fillings are becoming the standard, especially when it comes to pediatric dental restorations. A composite filling is more aesthetically pleasing and less noticeable than a traditional…
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Ease dental anxiety in kids.

5 Techniques to Calm Nervous Young Patients and Their Parents

Create Positive Dentistry Experiences From routine check-ups to more complex procedures, a dental visit can evoke a sense of apprehension in individuals of all ages. However, this dental anxiety often holds greater sway among children, who are still forming their perception of dentistry. Children, with their vivid imaginations and natural hesitation toward unfamiliar situations, can…
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A mouth guard can save teeth.

Game On: 5 Reasons Your Kid Needs a Mouth Guard for Spring Sports

Time for that score! Watching your child succeed is such a fantastic feeling. At every game, you’re on the edge of your seat, screaming for your children to get that home run or to score that touchdown. You know their coaches teach them how to play safely, but what other ways are there to keep…
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Meet the new pediatric dentist in Omaha.

Join Us in Welcoming Dr. Mary Weber, Your Child’s New Dentist!

Meet Dr. Mary Weber. Pediatric Dental Specialists is thrilled to introduce a new pediatric dentist to our team, Dr. Mary Weber. Dr. Mary is set to join our Omaha practice in January 2024, and we couldn’t be more excited to have her on board. In this blog post, we’ll help you get to know her…
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Sedation dentistry for kids

4 Ways Sedation Dentistry Creates Calmer Experiences for Anxious Kids

A Soothing Solution for Dental Anxiety We understand that for some kids, a trip to the dentist can feel like a daunting expedition. Those bright lights, the unfamiliar equipment, and the strange sounds can make their hearts race and palms sweat. But what if we told you there’s a way to transform this experience into…
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Best pediatric dentist near Omaha, Nebraska

5 Things We Do at Pediatric Dental Specialists That Help Children Feel Safe

Visiting the dentist can be a daunting experience for both children and parents. It is not uncommon for kids to feel anxious or scared about dental appointments, but at Pediatric Dental Specialists in Omaha, we prioritize making our young patients feel comfortable and safe during their visit. In this article, we will discuss five things…
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What happens if a child chips a tooth

What Should Parents Do if Their Child Falls and Chips a Tooth?

The sad truth is that as much as we might want to, we can’t wrap our kids in bubble wrap. We can’t lock them away, hoping they will never get hurt. Kids will be kids. Sometimes they bump into things, and sometimes, they trip and fall. In most cases, kids will get back up and…
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Pediatric dental care age limit

Is There an Age Limit for Seeing Your Pediatric Dentist?

4 Questions About Age and Kids’ Dental Care Adults know they need to see a dentist every 6 months for a checkup and cleaning, but what about kids? Many new parents are unsure when their baby should see a dentist for the first time or when their growing high schooler should switch to a general…
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