Picking the Perfect Toothbrush for Your Child

Do you know what you would do while you’re standing in the store choosing a toothbrush for your child? Did you know that your little one’s toothbrush can actually have a major impact on their oral health? How do you choose the right brush for your child? The first thing... Read more »

Why You Should Get a Custom Mouthguard

Protecting your oral health should be a high priority. Maintaining the health of your smile is extremely important because your oral health can actually affect your overall health. You should take precautions to protect your teeth, including wearing a mouthguard when you play sports. Your mouth may suffer a number... Read more »

What You Should Know About Your Children’s Oral Health

Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can... Read more »

A Kid’s First Dental Appointment

You have a lot of duties to juggle as a parent, but one of the most important is the health of your children. One aspect of health, however, that gets chronically overlooked is oral health. Ensuring your kids have the best oral health possible will benefit their overall systemic health... Read more »

Teaching Your Children How to Care for Their Teeth

As children come of age, we teach them how to write, how to swim, and how to drive. Long before any of those tasks become relevant, though, it is important to teach our children how to care for their teeth. Before children can even talk or walk, teeth begin to... Read more »

The Best and Worst Halloween Treats for Your “Fangs”

Your teeth are strong and reliable, but sometimes sugar can attack and harm your smile, which is why Halloween can be such a scary time for your teeth and gums. However, there are ways you can take care of your smile, try to prevent tooth decay, and enjoy your Halloween... Read more »

The Effects of Thumb-Sucking

Thumb-sucking may not seem like a big deal, but the truth of the matter is that it can have some serious lasting effects on your kids' oral health. While thumb-sucking is fairly common and most kids outgrow it, some don't. If your kids haven't, then it's time you take their... Read more »

A Few Ways to Avoid Cavities

As you probably know, the holiday season typically spans from Halloween to New Years. Typically, this season is a time of fun and family. Similarly, during this season, you’ll probably find yourself surrounded by more sweets than you normally might. As you can probably guess, this means you might be... Read more »

Why You Should Keep Your Child’s Smile Care up to Date

Children who struggle with chronic dental pain may not always tell you what is happening to them. But there are signs; you may notice that they appear anxious, depressed or tired, and even their teachers may not recognize their pain. More than one-half of all children aged 5-9 years have... Read more »

The Myth of the Tooth Fairy

Like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is a symbol of childhood. The Tooth Fairy exists in many cultures and across many religions. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Dr. Lund, Dr. Markham, and our team at Provo Pediatric Dentistry are happy to shed some... Read more »