What Should and Shouldn’t Go in Your Teen’s Smile

With so many concerns surrounding your teen’s healthy development, one important factor to manage is their oral health. During this time in their life, they are exposed to new situations and fads with their peers. You can help them navigate this stage to build healthy habits for a lifetime of... Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have... Read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and... Read more »

The Different Needs for Dental Sealants

We encourage your child to practice daily habits of brushing and flossing so that they can have effective oral health. We understand, though, that some kids have a hard time keeping their teeth clean even when they practice these habits because they have back teeth that easily accumulate plaque and... Read more »

The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

It’s normal to wonder whether or not your kids need to see a pediatric dentist. After all, if their teeth are just going to fall out until they need braces, why bother with a dentist in the first place? Well, the most important thing a dentist can do for your... Read more »

Your Child’s Trauma Prevention: Mouth Guards

Mouth guard therapy is one of the most important aspects of caring for your smile, as it can add an additional layer of protection for your teeth and gums. Typically, mouth guards are crafted for your dental profile so that your mouth can continue to function safely and effectively for... Read more »

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 »