We answer the question, “Why are fillings in baby teeth necessary?” Despite the fact that your child will lose their primary teeth, healthy baby teeth are important for your child’s growth and development.
Have You Ever Wondered When Your Baby’s Teeth Will Come In? Of course you have, this is a natural question for parents. Some parents worry that their child is delayed because they haven’t gotten teeth yet while their peers have. Read More
Outpatient sedation and anesthesia has had a long history in dental offices. Dental procedures aren’t exactly everyone’s favorite past time, hence the saying, “having as much fun as a root canal.” Despite the advances in local anesthesia, many people simply Read More
Dentist Anesthesiologists Dentist anesthesiologists are first and foremost, dentists. As dentists, they have completed an undergraduate degree and a doctoral degree in dentistry (D.M.D. or D.D.S.). Dentist anesthesiologists undergo residency training in anesthesia. The American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Read More
First Dental Visit Your child’s first dental visit should occur within six months of when their first tooth appears in the mouth and no later than their first birthday. This is far different than the old school recommendation of 3 Read More
What is Early Childhood Caries? Caries is the technical dental term for cavities. Cavities are literally holes in the mineral surface of the teeth from acid that is produced by bacteria in the oral cavity when that bacterium is exposed Read More
Teething and Teething Symptoms
Teething is the process of having teeth erupt into the mouth or oral cavity. Children get their teeth at different ages, but the teeth tend to erupt in a similar pattern despite differences in when they erupt. Typically children get their lower central front teeth first, followed by the uppers.
Sugar and Cavities Most people understand that sugar causes teeth to get cavities. From an early age, dentists talk to kids about “sugar bugs” or sugar rotting holes in your teeth. Most people walk out of the dental office assuming Read More
Surfing, Dentistry, Oral Health all have something in common, and it isn’t Coastal Pediatric Dental & Anesthesia. Australian professional surfer Tyler Wright, and her Colgate sponsor, can be seen above winning in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . She was part Read More
A New and Innovative Dental Practice Welcome to Coastal Pediatric Dental & Anesthesia. We are an new and innovative pediatric dental practice that will serve the Hampton Roads, Virginia. We offer full service pediatric dentistry, but our specialty is delivering Read More