Category: Children’s Dental Care

Improving Sleep With HealthyStart™ Appliances

Did you know children are often just as susceptible to developing sleep disorders as adults? For children with sleep disordered breathing, airway obstruction could lead to poor sleep and serious complications at home and school. In order to help children in Urbandale, IA, your sleep specialist may recommend custom HealthyStart™ oral appliances.

The Benefits Of Airway Screenings For Children

We recently took part in a commercial as part of National Children’s Dental Health Month. Like other dental professionals, we want to raise awareness about children’s oral health. In order to help them avoid the complications of sleep disordered breathing, we may suggest an airway screening and treatment option for families in Urbandale, IA.

Dr. Lawson Wants To Offer Your Children A HealthyStart™

Dr. Lawson and her Urbandale, IA, team have recently become HealthyStart™ providers, which means they can provide a unique treatment to address sleep disordered breathing and other disorders that impact a child’s ability to sleep. Studies show over 40 million children suffer from problems sleeping, problems that could be addressed with a comfortable HealthyStart™ appliance.

5 Ways To Protect Little Smiles This Halloween!

Who doesn’t love Halloween? We understand the love of dressing up and getting free candy, but as dental professionals we also know that too many sweets means a higher risk of tooth decay. Fortunately, we have a few tips to help protect Urbandale, IA, families from cavities.

Schedule Your Child’s Back To School Visit!

If you’re a parent, odds are you’re currently helping your kids gather supplies and shop for new clothes for the upcoming school year. We know this time of year can be hectic, but we hope you don’t forget about their smiles! We always urge our Urbandale, IA, patients to bring their children in for a… Read more »

Does My Child Need A Myobrace®?

We’ve often spoke about sleep apnea and other sleep disorders in regards to treating adults. But did you know that children are susceptible to sleep disorders as well? In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and how we can treat the issue with a unique oral appliance known as the… Read more »

When Should My Child Start Seeing The Dentist?

Children need to visit the dentist for routine preventive visits, just as adults do. Otherwise, minor oral health issues can impact the development of their smile. When should your child start seeing the dentist? What happens during the first visit?

Lawson Family Dentistry Celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month

Every February, dental professionals around the country celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month. We take this opportunity to help educate kids in our community about the steps necessary to enjoy good oral health. We also enjoy taking part in Give Kids A Smile Day, which allows us to provide free care to kids in need!

What Kind Of Dental Care Do Children Need?

Adults aren’t the only ones that benefit from routine dental care. Children also need dental care to keep their teeth free of common oral health issues, such as cavities. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at what kind of dental care children need.

What Treatments Do You Offer For Kids?

Looking for a dentist for your kids? We understand how important a healthy smile is, and we want patients of all ages to enjoy a bright and beautiful smile. We can help children from infants to teens, addressing common oral health concerns, such as misalignment or tooth decay. Interested in our treatment and approach to… Read more »