Coral Kids Dentistry & Braces

4 Tips for Optimal Healing for Your Child’s Tooth Extraction

January 13, 2023

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a child receiving help from their dentist during a tooth extraction

You want your child’s smile to be healthy for their entire childhood. Unfortunately, sometimes a dental issue arises, no matter how much you do to protect their pearly whites. Whether it’s due to tooth decay, trauma, gum disease, or a requirement for orthodontic treatment, sometimes children have to get a tooth extracted. But no worries! It is not an uncommon occurrence and there are things you can do to make it as smooth as possible. Read on for four helpful tips from your dentist.

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Dental Crowns Part Two – Learning About White, or Zirconia, Dental Crowns

July 14, 2022

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Dental crowns come in all different shapes, sizes and colours. Because they are fitted to your specific tooth, at Coral Kids we are able to provide you with solutions that best suit your child’s specific needs.

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Saving Space with Paediatric Space Maintainers

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Sometimes situations arise that require a tooth to be extracted earlier than what was intended. When this happens, it is our job as your trusted child’s dentist to preserve the space for the permanent tooth. Space maintainers are frequently used in paediatric dentistry to allow permanent teeth the time and space they require to grow without resulting in the surrounding teeth from shifting.

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Stainless Steel Dental Crowns for Kids – What You Need to Know

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Did you know that the first modern day dental crown was introduced in 1903 by Dr. Charles Land? It was an all-porcelain jacket crown, which was an invention he had patented in 1889.

Throughout centuries dental crowns have been created with many different types of materials from gold, ivory, bone and even human teeth. Fast forward to the 21st century, and dentists all over the world are still using dental crowns to protect our teeth; however, the materials we use have come a long way, to say the least.

Did you know that the first modern day dental crown was introduced in 1903 by Dr. Charles Land? It was an all-porcelain jacket crown, which was an invention he had patented in 1889.

Throughout centuries dental crowns have been created with many different types of materials from gold, ivory, bone and even human teeth. Fast forward to the 21st century, and dentists all over the world are still using dental crowns to protect our teeth; however, the materials we use have come a long way, to say the least.

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