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 you all about those things today. They are: -Keep them... read more »

Brushing Your Child’s Teeth

You may have a child that likes playing with army guys and battle ships but doesn’t enjoy brushing his or her teeth. Yet children’s mouths are like war zones. Humans are frequently exposed to environmental toxins from food, beverages, kisses and even the air. You can teach your child that brushing and flossing his or her teeth is like fighting... read more »

Pulling Your Child’s Tooth: When to Do It

You probably understand that losing a tooth is an event your children might eventually go through. In fact, most children lose their first tooth when they are six years old. However, do you ever wonder if you need to pull your child’s tooth out? Our dentist usually recommends letting your little one's teeth fall out naturally whenever you can. Once... 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 »

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 do to help your kids enjoy healthy smiles for a... read more »

5 Fun Ways To Get Your Child Brushing Their Teeth

You will clean your child’s teeth in their early years, and by the time they are 6-7 year old, they will have enough manual dexterity to do it themselves. However, the question is will they do it. You can encourage your child to brush their teeth and have fun with these 5 tips. Make tooth brushing into an exciting story!... read more »

Tooth Disposing Traditions From Around The World

In America, Britain, and Canada, kids believe that the tooth fairy is the one who takes their baby teeth from beneath pillows and puts a quarter in its place. This myth is actually a very young one, originating in America at the turn of the 20th century. Learn about the traditions for teeth disposing we had before then, some of... read more »

How To Prevent Early Childhood Caries

Baby teeth are very important for your child’s dental health. They not only help your child chew, speak, and smile, but act as a placeholder for permanent teeth. When early childhood caries develop (also known as baby bottle tooth decay), then your child’s current and future dental health is affected. Causes Of Early Childhood Caries There are three major causes... read more »