Dental Fillings That Are Right For Kids

Dental Fillings That Are Right For Kids

Those nasty sugar bugs! Often due to an excess of sugary drinks and treats or a lack of good brushing and healthy flossing, bacteria can make its home on your kid’s teeth and cause cavities. Cavities are the holes created when bacteria eats away the enamel or the...
All About Cavities and Kids

All About Cavities and Kids

Parents ask us questions about cavities all the time. How do I know if my child has a cavity? How do you see them? How do you fix cavities in children? How do I explain cavities to my child? And the list goes on.  Cavities are one of the most common dental problems...
What do I do if my child chips or knocks out a tooth?

What do I do if my child chips or knocks out a tooth?

​If your child chips or accidentally knocks out a tooth, acting quickly is very important. Dr. Kimberly has an emergency hotline to call (843.284.6497) even outside of operating hours to make sure that everything can be done to save the tooth, prevent infection, and...
What to do if your child is grinding their teeth

What to do if your child is grinding their teeth

Teeth grinding, or Bruxism, is something we see quite often at Palmetto Kids Dentistry. It is a common issue with children and one that causes a lot of concern with parents. The majority of kids grow out of their teeth grinding habit so there’s no need to worry, but...
PKD Coloring Sheet Download!

PKD Coloring Sheet Download!

It’s National Coloring Day!   Coloring’s not just for kids anymore. Did you know that taking a break to get creative while coloring is a proven stress reducer? To celebrate this day (and stress relief during these trying times!), we thought we’d...
6 Ways to Ease Your Child’s Anxiety About Going to the Dentist

6 Ways to Ease Your Child’s Anxiety About Going to the Dentist

Did you know that almost 22% of people surveyed about why they avoid the dentist said it was because it scared them? That is a lot of people missing out on important check-ups for their health! Still, we understand this anxiety because we see it regularly. One of the...