Last month, we heard about the tragic death of Daleyza Avila Hernandez. It’s any parent’s worst nightmare—a routine dental procedure resulted in the accidental death of a three-year-old child.
All they wanted was to fix their daughter’s teeth, but now she’s gone. What happened?
Try as we might to protect them, sometimes little teeth need a bit of help. It’s one thing to add a crown to a damaged adult tooth, but do children’s primary teeth really need them?
The answer is “yes,” but first let’s learn more about crowns.
What Are Dental Crowns?
When a tooth is damaged
When you spend a majority of your time at a pediatric dental office in Mt. Pleasant, you get to know your young patients pretty well.
I know kids look forward to the summer because school is out, and they can start having new adventures outside of the classroom. It’s a time for them to explore and