Becoming the Tooth Fairy for Your Child

Is it time for you to become the Tooth Fairy? Are you trying to find ways to keep this tradition fun and new for your child? As you embark on this exciting, challenging and enjoyable adventure in your life, the only limitations on what you do are the lengths of... Read more »

Stopping Thumb Sucking

Does your child suck their thumb? Could this habit actually impact their teeth? The answer is yes, if a child continues to suck on their thumb beyond a certain age the way their mouth and palate develops can be affected. We would like to provide some tips on breaking this... Read more »

Helping Your Kids Learn To Brush

If you are teaching children to brush their teeth, some days you need all the help you can get! Here are some ideas to help your child brush his or her teeth: Family Time: Proper oral hygiene habits include brushing twice a day for two minutes, and flossing for two... Read more »

Tips for Helping a Toddler Stay Calm in the Dental Chair

Do you wish there was a way to help your toddler stay calm and relaxed in the dental chair? If so, our dentists, Dr. Trace Lund and Dr. Kevin Markham, are happy to grant your wish! Our dental team will do everything we can to help your toddler stay interested... Read more »

How to Protect Your Teen’s Smile

Do you want your teen to have a strong and healthy smile? If so, you need to help them protect their teeth and gums. Unfortunately, there are many things in this world that can harm your teen’s smile. So, it’s best to keep it in tip-top shape. To help you... Read more »

Having Fun at the Dentist’s Office

We know what it’s like to have a little one squirming at the dentist’s office. Trust us, we’ve been there, in our personal lives with our own children and in our professional lives. Here are a few recommendations you can use to make your appointment to our office a little... Read more »

When Do Baby Teeth Come In?

What’s louder than a bullhorn and moodier than a cat? Answer: a teething child. If you’re a new parent with a baby who’s teething, please let us be the first to say both congratulations and we’re sorry. We want to help you and your baby to get through this tough... Read more »

How to Help Your Child Have Healthy Teeth and Gums

Do you want your child to have healthy teeth and gums? If so, you have come to the right blog. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help your child reach those smile goals. Our pediatric dentists, Dr. Lund and Dr. Markham, are more than happy to tell... Read more »

Beware a Sensitive Chipped Tooth

When tooth enamel is chipped, the size and significance of the area can cause a variety of symptoms. Some small chips won’t cause any immediate pain, yet they are at increased risk of suffering from a future cavity. Some modest chips and minor dental fractures cause sensitivity when consuming something... Read more »

X-ray Safety During Pregnancy

Most people know that radiation can cause cancer. That's why we get many questions and voiced concerns from about-to-have-a-child women who need X-rays for dental services. We completely appreciate the concern, and we'd like to resolve it. First, please understand that radiation from X-rays is very low and bears little... Read more »