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 food particles. Dr. Trace Lund and Dr. Kevin Markham can... read more »

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 you should consider is the firmness of a brush’s bristles.... read more »

Dental Sealants Create a Protective Barrier on the Biting Surface of Back Teeth

Deep pits, textures and contours on the biting surfaces of your child’s molars and premolars can often trap food particles and plaque. These deeply textured areas can sometimes be very difficult to clean. In time, bacteria will start to invade the pits and fissures and will exploit the enamel, forming large cavities. If your dentist, Dr. Trace M. Lund, finds... read more »