Dental Sealants: Defending Against Decay

Brushing and flossing daily is imperative for gaining and upholding ideal oral health. However, even with proper brushing and flossing, it can be difficult to remove all of the plaque and food particles from the crevices of the back teeth. That’s where dental sealants come in! Dental sealant is a... Read more »

How to Keep Your Child From Sucking Their Thumb

Did you know that the thumbsucking habit can easily destroy your child’s smile? Well, it’s true! Thumbsucking can harm your child’s smile by altering the growth of the mouth and the alignment of teeth, and our Provo Pediatric Dentistry team asks that you do all you can do keep your... Read more »

Pediatric Dental Emergencies: 5 Things To Do

If you aren’t sure what to do if your child experiences a dental emergency, we are here to help you! Dental emergencies can be frightening and nerve-wracking, but all you need to do is stay calm, sooth your child, call 801-373-4200 and schedule an emergency appointment with Dr. Trace M.... Read more »

The Connection Between Tongue Piercing and Your Oral Health

Whether you believe it or not, tongue piercings can affect your oral health more than you might realize. There are many complications that can occur, including: Chipped teeth If you have a tongue piercing, it is highly likely that you will fracture your teeth. Many people tend to chip their... Read more »

Care and Cleaning Tips for your New Custom Mouth Guard

The National Youth Sports Safety Foundation estimates that nearly three million teeth are knocked out or damaged in people under the age of 18 every year. One of the primary causes of these injuries includes contact sports and other athletic activities. In many instances this could have been prevented if... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips That Will Help Your Child Care for Their Smile

As your child grows up, it’s important to teach them the tools and lessons they need to have a successful and healthy life, and one of those things is oral hygiene. Oral hygiene is extremely important if you want your child to have the best oral health possible, and you... Read more »

How to Help Your Child Stop Their Thumbsucking Habit

If your child tends to suck on their thumb, you are not alone. Many children participate in this habit and it is quite normal. However, many do not know that thumbsucking can harm and damage the smile. Whether you believe it or not, it’s true, and it’s time to help... Read more »

How to Survive Brushing Time

Do you know when you should start worrying about your child’s oral health? Did you know that you should start caring for your child’s mouth even before their first tooth erupts or that you should keep helping them until they’re old enough care for their smile on their own? But... Read more »

Learning About Your Children’s Baby Teeth

It’s an exciting time when your child begins growing teeth and learning to eat regular foods. However, many parents do not know when to bring their child to the dentist for the first time. According to the American Dental Association, also known as the ADA, once a child receives there... Read more »

Keeping Your Children’s Teeth Cavity-Free

If you are teaching your children good cleaning habits early on in their development you will be helping their teeth stand a greater chance of life-long health by building a strong foundation for oral health. Regular brushing and flossing is the cornerstone of such a practice. Dental sealants are a... Read more »