How to Protect Your Teen’s Smile

Do you want your teen to have a strong and healthy smile? If so, you need to help them protect their teeth and gums. Unfortunately, there are many things in this world that can harm your teen’s smile. So, it’s best to keep it in tip-top shape. To help you do so, our pediatric dentists, Drs. Lund and Markham, encourage... read more »

Make Oral Hygiene Spectacular for Your Child!

Dental hygiene habits that are instilled young can stay with your child for a lifetime. But how can you get your child excited about dental hygiene and dental care? Dr. Trace M. Lund and our team at Provo Pediatric Dentistry are thrilled to suggest some tips for making dental hygiene fun for your child! To get your child excited about... read more »

It Takes Several Years for Primary Teeth to Be Replaced

During the first two to three years of life, your child’s 20 primary teeth will emerge from the gums. This will provide them with the ability to bite, chew and grind most early foods. As they grow and their jaw structure expands, these primary teeth will gradually start to come loose and fall out. By early to mid-adolescence, your son... read more »

How to Keep a Top-Notch Smile and Oral Health as a Teen

Do you want a top-notch smile and oral health as a teen? If so, good for you. Having a top-notch smile and oral health can help you have the attractive appearance you desire as well as the strong and healthy teeth and gums you deserve. That way you won’t need to worry about dental issues and dental diseases. However, there... 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 appear above the surface of the gums. It’s important we... 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 »

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 can start teaching your child how to care for their... 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 »