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 »

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... 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... 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... Read more »

Dental Sealants for Your Child’s Teeth

At Provo Pediatric Dentistry, we are dedicated to making sure that your child has a healthy, bright smile that will last them for a lifetime. Of course, the best way you can help make sure that your child’s teeth will remain in great shape is to ensure that they brush... Read more »

My Baby Grinds Their Teeth. What Should I Do?

Teeth grinding habits in children is not uncommon. In fact, studies show that about 30 percent of children clench their jaw and grind their teeth. So, if your child grinds their teeth at night or during the day, you’re not alone. Dr. Trace M. Lund will be happy to ease... Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Teething

Teething is a natural a process as having teeth themselves is. Teeth tend to break the surface of the gums at a certain age, typically beginning around 6 months of age. However, the process can often be painful and cause discomfort in children, particularly infants. This process is known as... Read more »

The Fundamentals of Children’s Tooth Brushing

Brushing your child’s teeth daily is essential for a strong smile. For a list of guidelines concerning brushing for kids, consider the following: - Your child should eat healthy, balanced diet. - Don’t share toothbrushes . Doing so can pass bacteria from you to your child and put them at... Read more »