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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Learning About Your Children’s Baby Teeth

It’s an exciting time when your child begins growing teeth and learning to eat regular foods. However, many parents do not know when to bring their child to the dentist for the first time. According to the American Dental Association, also known as the ADA, once a child receives there first tooth is the perfect time to bring them in... read more »

Helping Your Child Get through Teething

Teething isn’t an enjoyable process for a parent, especially when they’re unsure of how to help their baby get through it. Well, good news parents! Today we are going to give you some helpful ways you can help your baby get through the teething process. 1. Over-the-counter medications Acetaminophen or ibuprofen can help soothe your upset teething baby. Try and... read more »