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 »

The Myth of the Tooth Fairy

Like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is a symbol of childhood. The Tooth Fairy exists in many cultures and across many religions. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Dr. Lund, Dr. Markham, and our team at Provo Pediatric Dentistry are happy to shed some light on the subject. The Tooth Fairy came to be... read more »

How to Prevent Oral Injuries

Being physically active is not only necessary to your overall health, but you might even find it to be fun. However, no matter what your recreational activity or sport of choice is, putting safety first is a smart and wise choice to help prevent injury. Let’s face it, accidents happen, and no matter how prepared you are, they can still... read more »