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 in the treatment and comfortable during their appointment. There are... 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 do so, our pediatric dentists, Drs. Lund and Markham, encourage... 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 easier, for you and for your child. First, and perhaps... 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 time, so here are some pieces of info you should... 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 you all about those things today. They are: -Keep them... 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 hot, cold, sweet, or acidic. This is often a sign... 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 risk. Secondly, know that every time we do an X-ray... read more »

Make Oral Hygiene Spectacular for Your Child!

Dental hygiene habits that are instilled young can stay with your child for a lifetime. But how can you get your child excited about dental hygiene and dental care? Dr. Trace M. Lund and our team at Provo Pediatric Dentistry are thrilled to suggest some tips for making dental hygiene fun for your child! To get your child excited about... read more »

Dental Anxiety and Your Child

Many kids, and for that matter, no small number of adults will experience anxiety, or even fear over a visit to the dentist’s office. While dental anxiety is not uncommon, there are steps that you can take to help your child feel more comfortable about their appointment. Your child’s first visit to the dentist should not be because he has... read more »

What Causes Dental Erosion?

The outer layer on your teeth is a slender but durable layer of protection called tooth enamel. As strong as your enamel is, it can be damaged. When it is slowly damaged over time, this is called dental erosion. The main cause of dental erosion is exposure to acid and plaque. Many foods with a low pH level are highly... read more »