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Can You Reverse a Cavity? 

July 22, 2022

Cavities are the result of untreated tooth decay. So, is it possible to reverse a cavity once it starts?

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How to Reduce Sensitivity After Teeth Whitening

June 15, 2022

If your teen wants to get their teeth whitened, you’re likely a bit worried about what that process will do to their teeth. You may be wondering if it’ll cause tooth sensitivity. 

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What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

April 18, 2022

Baby bottle tooth decay is a term used when infants and children experience tooth decay. Here's how to prevent it.

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Why Are My Child's Teeth Yellow?

March 11, 2022

Yellow teeth aren’t always a concern for kids, but they can be caused by dental issues. Here are some common reasons why your child's teeth are yellow.

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Top 5 Ways To Keep Your Child's Teeth Healthy

January 25, 2022

By taking care of their teeth, you can help your child build good oral hygiene habits that will last a lifetime, and prevent issues like cavities.

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Is Dental Sedation Safe for Kids?

December 21, 2021

Curious if dental sedation is safe for your child at the dentist's office? Our Houston office explains what to expect with pediatric dental sedation and how we keep your child safe.

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Top 5 Most Common Dental Issues In Kids

November 17, 2021

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

October 22, 2021

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

July 6, 2021

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?

May 21, 2021

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

May 21, 2021

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?

June 13, 2022

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

June 13, 2022

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?

June 13, 2022

Overall, breastfeeding is associated with a lower risk of tooth decay. Here are a few reasons for why this is true.

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What To Look For In A Pediatric Dentist

June 13, 2022

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

June 13, 2022

In this blog from Big Picture Pediatric Dentistry, we’ll discuss a few reasons why dental cleanings are essential for your child’s oral health.

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Houston Dental Fillings – Get The Facts!

Houston Dental Fillings – Get The Facts!

June 13, 2022

If your little one needs a dental filling in Houston, you’ve probably got some questions about the process. Here's what you need to know.

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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

June 13, 2022

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!

May 21, 2021

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!

May 21, 2021

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?

May 21, 2021

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

June 13, 2022

As long as you care for your child’s teeth properly with preventative measures, bananas are definitely good for their oral health.

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Toddlers And Swollen Gums: What It Means

May 21, 2021

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

June 13, 2022

Children’s Dental Health Month 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?

June 13, 2022

When you become pregnant, there are a lot of changes in your body. Here's how pregnancy can affect your oral health

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Pediatric Dentistry Vs. General Dentistry

June 13, 2022

Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing between a pediatric and general dentist for your child's oral health.

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Welcome to Our Clear Lake Dental Office!

June 13, 2022

Take a look around, browse our services, and call today to schedule your next appointment with Dr. Brock!

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

November 11, 2019

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

November 11, 2019

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

November 11, 2019

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

June 13, 2022

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

June 13, 2022

Here are our top dental tips for helping kids avoid cavities and tooth decay so they can keep smiling with ease.

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