The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

It’s normal to wonder whether or not your kids need to see a pediatric dentist. After all, if their teeth are just going to fall out until they need braces, why bother with a dentist in the first place? Well, the most important thing a dentist can do for your kids is to help them establish oral health habits early... read more »

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 »

My Baby Grinds Their Teeth. What Should I Do?

Teeth grinding habits in children is not uncommon. In fact, studies show that about 30 percent of children clench their jaw and grind their teeth. So, if your child grinds their teeth at night or during the day, you’re not alone. Dr. Trace M. Lund will be happy to ease your concerns by telling you a little more about baby... read more »

Give Your Child A Healthy Smile Through Pediatric Dentistry

Did you know, you can give your child a healthy smile through pediatric dentistry? Well, it’s true. Having a proper plan in place to keep your children’s smile strong and healthy is perfect for keeping your children’s smile in tip-top shape. That is why, our team here at Provo Pediatric Dentistry in Provo, Utah, is happy to talk to you... 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 »

A Kid’s First Dental Appointment

You have a lot of duties to juggle as a parent, but one of the most important is the health of your children. One aspect of health, however, that gets chronically overlooked is oral health. Ensuring your kids have the best oral health possible will benefit their overall systemic health as well, which is why our team here at Provo... read more »

Whitening Your Child’s Teeth

Everyone likes having a bright, vibrant smile, and that includes children. Kids, particularly teens and preteens, are prone to feeling judged about their personal appearance. Having dull or yellow teeth is often seen as a sign of substandard personal hygiene, when in reality many sources of discoloration are not your child’s fault. Teeth whitening treatments from Provo Pediatric Dentistry are... 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 your child stop the habit and finally grow into the... read more »