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Top 5 Most Common Dental Issues In Kids

If you’re a parent, you may be wondering what dental issues are the most common in kids, and how you can keep your child’s mouth healthy.

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How Thumb Sucking Damages Oral Health

Thumb sucking can cause many different oral health problems when the behavior goes on for too long, such as misaligned teeth and other issues.

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Dental Sealants: Reduce The Risk Of Cavities In Your Kid’s Mouth

Sealants are a great way to prevent tooth decay, but you may have questions about how they work, and whether or not your child needs them.

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Can I Take My Child To The ER For Tooth Pain?

If your child is experiencing serious tooth pain like a toothache or pain after breaking a tooth, you may be wondering if they should go to the ER, or if you should see an emergency pediatric dentist in Houston, like Dr. Jason Brock. In this blog from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry, we’ll discuss everything that parents should know about tooth pain, the ER, and how to get the emergency dental care their child needs to protect their oral health. 

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Why Does My Kid’s Breath Smell Bad? Common Contributing Factors

If your kid has bad breath (halitosis), you may be wondering what’s causing it. There are dozens of things that could contribute to bad breath, but in this blog from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry, we’ll take a look at the 5 most common contributing factors. Let’s get started.

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Should My Kid Wear a Mouthguard When Playing Sports?

If your child plays any kind of contact sport like basketball, football, soccer, or participates in any athletic activity where they may intentionally or accidentally be tackled or hit by another player, you may be wondering how to protect their mouth. Should you get them a mouthguard to wear during their sports practice and games? Find out in this blog from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry.

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8 Reasons Your Child Should Go To The Dentist Twice A Year

You and your children should both be seeing the dentist twice a year. Wondering why it matters, particularly for your little ones? Here are 8 reasons why you should see Dr. Brock for twice-yearly appointments at Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry.

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Breastfeeding Vs. Formula – Which Is Better For My Child's Teeth?

The choice to breastfeed or to bottle feed your baby is one of the first (and most personal) choices you’ll make as a new mother. Wondering which type of feeding is better for your child’s teeth? In this blog from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry, we’ll discuss everything you need to know.

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What To Look For In A Pediatric Dentist – Get Expert Dental Care For Your Child!

Need a pediatric dentist in Houston? Not sure how to find an expert pediatric dentist, or what you should look for when selecting a dentist for your child? Get all the details you need in this blog from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry. 

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Why Dental Cleanings Are Important For Your Child's Oral Health

Looking for a new pediatric dentist in Houston, Clear Lake, or Webster? Not sure why you need to take your child to the dentist for cleanings every six months? In this blog from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry, we’ll discuss a few reasons why dental cleanings are absolutely essential for your child’s oral health. Let’s get started.

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Houston Dental Fillings – Get The Facts!

Houston Dental Fillings – Get The Facts!

If your little one needs a dental filling in Houston, you’ve probably got some questions about the process. And in this blog from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry, we’re going to give you the answers you need. Read on to learn more, and stay informed while getting your child the pediatric dental care they need.

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Sedation Dentistry Is Becoming Much More Common For Kids – Here's Why

Sedation Dentistry Is Becoming Much More Common For Kids – Here's Why

At Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry, we’re the best choice for pediatric sedation dentistry in Houston, and more parents than ever are choosing to have their children sedated during their appointments at our office. Why? Here are just a few reasons why sedation is becoming more popular, and why it may be a great option for your little one.

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How To Find The Best Pediatric Dentist – Tips & Tricks!

If you’re looking for a pediatric dentist in Houston, Clear Lake, Webster, or the surrounding areas, you may not be sure where to start. So in this blog, the team at Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry will discuss the basics of searching for the best pediatric dentist for your little ones. 

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5 Summer Dental Tips For Kids: Keep Their Smiles Healthy!

School’s out, and your kids are likely enjoying fun in the sun during the summer. But how can you make sure that your child’s smile stays healthy and strong throughout the warmer months, and avoid tooth decay from sweet treats? Below, Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry will go over a few steps you should take to keep little smiles healthy during the summer.

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How Can I Keep My Child's Teeth Healthy During Quarantine?

Due to COVID-19, routine dental cleanings have been put on hold. We want to make sure your child's dental health stays in tip-top shape till we reopen. Check out this blog for some great tips on how to keep your child's teeth strong and cavity-free!

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Are Bananas Good For Teeth? What You Need To Know

Whether you’re the parent of an infant or young toddler and you’re feeding them mashed bananas as part of their diet, or you have an older child and you often pack bananas in their lunch as a snack, you may have wondered whether or not this fruit is good for your child’s teeth. Get the answers you need in this blog from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry! 

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Toddlers And Swollen Gums: What It Means

If you have a toddler and you’ve noticed that their gums look swollen or tender, you may be wondering what it means. Should you be worried about their oral health? Is it normal for kids to have swollen gums? Do you need to see the dentist? Get answers to all of your questions about toddlers and swollen gums in this post from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry. 

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Celebrate Children's Dental Health Month With a Checkup at Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry!

At Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry, we’re excited to celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month this February. This event, which was first started by the American Dental Association, is a great time for parents to familiarize themselves with their children’s dental needs.

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How Does Pregnancy Affect Your Teeth? Understanding the Basics

When you become pregnant, there are a lot of changes in your body. But you may not think that your teeth are affected by pregnancy. Could having a baby really affect your oral health? 

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Pediatric Dentistry Vs. General Dentistry: What’s The Difference?

Whether you’re a new parent in Houston and you’re looking for your child’s first dentist, or you recently moved to the area and need a dentist for your child, you may be wondering what the difference is between a pediatric dentist and a general dentist. 

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Welcome to Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry!

After earning a Master of Fine Arts in film production and spending five years in Hollywood, Dr. Brock decided to pursue a career that would allow him to make a positive difference in people’s lives. He completed his residency in pediatric dentistry at UT Houston School of Dentistry and feels blessed to call Houston his home.

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Halloween Dos and Don’ts to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy!

The spooky season is in full swing! If you’re looking forward to celebrating Halloween with your children, the team at Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry has some tips to help you avoid dental issues caused by the excessive consumption of sugary sweets.

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How to Help Your Child Overcome a Fear of the Dentist

Many people are scared or anxious when it comes to going to the dentist. This is quite common in adults and children alike. If your child does not like going to the dentist and is afraid of even routine treatments like teeth cleanings, you may not be sure what to do.

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5 Things to Do to Protect Your Teen's Oral Health Before College

If your teen is heading out for their first year of college this school year, congratulations! It’s not easy getting them there, and that’s a great achievement. But before they pack up their books and head to their dorm room, you’ll want to make sure that their oral health is protected.

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Dental Health for Kids: 3 Habits to Instill in Your Child

If you’re a parent in Friendswood, La Porte, Seabrook, Pasadena or Dickinson, the team at Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry is here to help keep your child’s smile happy and healthy. Proper dental care and oral hygiene start at home, and these three critical oral health habits will encourage a lifetime of positive health.

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5 Ways to Prevent Tooth Decay

At Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry, we focus on preventive care and education to keep little teeth healthy. As compassionate dentists, we want to help you and your family avoid common dental health issues like cavities and decay, so we do everything we can to keep parents informed about proper oral hygiene habits. We’ve put together our top tips for helping kids avoid cavities and keep smiling with ease.

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