August 28, 2017
When you think of a smile, it’s not all about permanent adult teeth. Your child’s baby teeth matter, too! Truth be told, keeping your little one’s teeth and gums healthy as early as possible is the best way to ensure that their adult teeth will develop properly. Healthy baby teeth lay a strong foundation for permanent adult teeth. The best way you can prepare your child’s mouth for their adult teeth is to visit their children’s dentist in Castle Rock.
July 19, 2017
No parent wants to witness their child in pain. Castle Rock Smiles understands how urgent it is to relieve mouth pain, especially when it’s your child’s tooth. To avoid feeling helpless and frustrated because you don’t know how to handle your child’s toothache properly the one day it randomly strikes. Your children’s emergency dentist in Castle Pines wants you to stay prepared. Here’s some helpful information that will help you to pinpoint your child’s tooth pain, alleviate it, and ultimately follow up or seek additional assistance at Castle Rock Smiles.
When considering whether to take a disabled child to a dental appointment, many parents may wonder, “Is it even safe to sedate my son or daughter when they visit their dentist?” If you can remember, your first few times visiting the dentist was most likely a little nerve wracking. For some, that slight discomfort can cause them to spiral into a full anxiety attack—especially young patients or patients with special needs. Luckily, Castle Rock Smiles has sedation dentistry for special needs kids in Castle Pines. We can morph an otherwise anxious, uncomfortable appointment into a positive dental experience—especially if your son or daughter needs a little more special attention to get the oral health care they need. If you’re looking forward to getting your child the dental care they need but not looking forward to the hassle of the appointment, explore these sedation options.
July 12, 2017
As a parent, one thing you quickly learn is that your child will catch you off-guard in one way or another. Unfortunately, many times it will include scary situations where you are not too sure what to do. Among the most common involves dental emergencies. In fact, it is estimated that 50% of children will experience some type of injury to a tooth during their childhood. This could involve a broken or knocked out tooth, sudden toothache, or another unplanned issue. When the unexpected happens, you need a children’s emergency dentist in Castle Rock to help you during the difficult times.
May 22, 2017
When you choose your children’s dentist, you’re choosing much more than a professional that has extensive knowledge on the mouth. You need an adult that cares just as much about the wellbeing of your child as you do. Someone that understands that dental anxiety truly exists, even for our little ones. If your child is apprehensive about visiting a children’s dentist in Castle Pines, we have a variety of sedation services that can make their first few dental appointments more relaxed.
April 18, 2017
When you’re looking for children’s dentist in Castle Pines that understands how to work with special needs children, look no further. Dr. Layne Benzley knows that kids already don’t typically enjoy visiting their dentist, especially if they become extremely apprehensive in new environments. Great, comfortable kid’s dentistry doesn’t just mean having pretty purple elephants posted on the walls and TV’s in every corner. Often times, special needs kids could experience a sensory overload. Castle Rock Smiles offers three forms of safe sedation to make it easier for your child to receive the dental care they need and deserve.
March 21, 2017
We all want our children to be cavity free, but statistics show that our parents may need some assistance with their family’s dental health. Cavities are the gateway to tooth decay. Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in the United States—five more times common than even asthma. Unlike asthma, tooth decay and cavities can be prevented! Your children’s dentist in Castle Pines wants to help parents and caregivers brush up on the basics of keeping your little one’s mouth healthy and happy at each stage of their lives. We have also included some tips to make brushing fun again!
February 14, 2017
Dr. Layne Benzley, children’s dentist in Castle Pines, warns parents that tooth decay threatens the oral health of their children. Despite modern dental techniques, a wide availability of dental products and education in schools, youngsters get plenty of cavities. Flossing is a simple, yet very important, tool to combat decay and gum disease. Learn the basics of this preventive practice and what else you can do to keep children’s smiles strong and bright.
December 22, 2016
Despite many parents’ advice, your life has actually gotten much simpler after you’ve had a child. These days, whenever you think you’ve misplaced something, there’s a high likelihood that it’s in your child’s mouth. They’re obviously teething, and it has you thinking, “Is it time for them to go to the dentist?” This is a very common question, and your children’s dentist in Castle Rock, Dr. Layne Benzley, is going to answer it, and let you know what to expect on their first visit. (more…)
November 12, 2016
The wild modern dance routine that is feeding your child in their highchair has commenced. Your only choice is whether the spoon is going to be a train or a plane. As it swoops around their head and they laugh, you notice something. One of their bottom teeth is starting to show. This gets you thinking, “When should I take them to the dentist?” Should you wait for the tooth to come in? How about until they all do? Dr. Layne Benzley, your children’s dentist in Castle Rock, tells you everything you need to know about your child’s first dental visit. (more…)