If your child needs a baby tooth extraction due to a loose or damaged tooth, knowing what to expect and how to follow up with his or her aftercare is important.
Kool Smiles is here to help your child heal quickly after a baby tooth extraction.
A baby tooth extraction is a procedure which involves pulling out a tooth and then cleaning the area. Follow this guide to know what to expect from an extraction, and how to manage pain and care for your child after the procedure is complete.
Taking your child to the dentist can be stressful, but family-friendly dentists, like the ones at Kool Smiles, can help you and your child stay relaxed. When your baby’s tooth requires an extraction, here’s what to expect:
Keep the following items handy after your baby’s tooth extraction:
If your baby is in a lot of pain, he or she may have developed dry socket, which is a painful condition that occurs if the bone is exposed to too much air and food.
You should always call your dentist if:
At Kool Smiles, we want to see you and your kids smile. Our highly-skilled team of dental professionals is dedicated to protecting smiles by offering low-cost, quality care.
A tooth extraction for your baby can be stressful. That’s why we let parents watch procedures. Many of our offices have large waiting rooms and playgrounds where your children can have a comfortable experience.
Kool Smiles locations across the nation take most forms of insurance including Medicare, TRICARE, and CareCredit. We also offer additional payment plans to meet your budget.
Call Kool Smiles today to schedule a tooth extraction for your child.
Live Strong: www.livestrong.com/article/209653-how-to-take-care-of-baby-teeth-extractions/
Your Dentistry Guide: www.yourdentistryguide.com/tooth-extraction/
For many Americans, finding a good dentist in their area can be hard enough. Finding a children's dentist that accepts Medicaid can feel impossible. But your search can begin —…Read Full Article
Searching for a dentist by name is a great way to find the dentist you are looking for. Whether it's because of the services they offer, the insurance plans they…Read Full Article
When looking at the Medicaid coverage map, it's clear that many areas—especially in the Southeast—have a low Medicaid acceptance rate. However, the dentists at Kool Smiles accept Medicaid at all…Read Full Article
With over 90 million customers in more than 50 countries, MetLife insures more families in America than any other insurance company and has been providing coverage to people for over 140 years.…Read Full Article
Looking for a dentist open on Saturdays near you for your child's dental needs? Many Kool Smiles Dental Practices are open on Saturday for children's dental services to ensure that…Read Full Article
A parent has many things to consider when it comes to the health of their toddler, but cavities are often overlooked. Cavities are caused by tooth decay, which is one of…Read Full Article
Kool Smiles is a kid-friendly dentist, and with over 120 locations throughout the U.S., there may be a dentist near you. Use our location finder to search for your local Kool…Read Full Article
While two-thirds of dentists don't accept Medicaid, the dentists at Kool Smiles do. Kool Smiles is a network of family-friendly dentists that makes finding affordable dental care easy for patients without insurance. We welcome…Read Full Article
When babies gets their first tooth, it's a big day in a parent's life. A healthy smile begins with the first tooth, and parents should bring their child to a…Read Full Article
There are a number of resources available to make finding a dentist easy, but you don't want to find just any dentist. You need to find the right dentist. Kool Smiles…Read Full Article
Medicaid is a government-funded program that provides health and dental coverage to millions of Americans. People who can be covered by Medicaid include children, the elderly, pregnant women, people with low…Read Full Article