Helping Your Kids Learn To Brush

If you are teaching children to brush their teeth, some days you need all the help you can get! Here are some ideas to help your child brush his or her teeth: Family Time: Proper oral hygiene habits include brushing twice a day for two minutes, and flossing for two to three minutes once daily. If you begin by consistently... 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 at least twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, and... read more »

Tooth Decay and Your Child’s Oral Health: What You Should Know

You might have heard that you should brush and floss your teeth pearly whites regularly if you’d like to avoid tooth decay. However, would you be surprised to hear that children could actually be more susceptible to cavities? In fact, nearly 42% of children between two and eleven years have tooth decay. Furthermore, about 28% of children between two and... read more »

Custom Mouthguards: The Facts

Had you heard that there are several things you can do to keep your teeth healthy? For example, you may have heard that brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist regularly are all important steps to caring for your teeth. However, had you heard that your pearly whites might be vulnerable when you’re playing sports? For instance, did you know that... read more »

The Proper Way to Brush Your Child’s Chompers

Starting the proper oral hygiene techniques at an early age will help your child understand the importance of caring for their smile each and every day. So, as a parent, it’s your job to assist in caring for your child’s teeth and gums until they are old enough to properly clean their own chompers. So, to help you do so,... read more »

Your Guide to Brushing and Flossing

Do you know how to properly brush and floss? If not, that’s OK! Our Provo Pediatric Dentistry team is happy to help you. Here are your brushing and flossing instructions: How to brush: 1. Place your toothbrush in your mouth so it lies at a 45-degree angle to your gums. 2. Be gentle as you brush. Use just enough pressure... 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 what can you do if your child doesn’t like brushing... read more »