Dental Anxiety and Your Child

Many kids, and for that matter, no small number of adults will experience anxiety, or even fear over a visit to the dentist’s office. While dental anxiety is not uncommon, there are steps that you can take to help your child feel more comfortable about their appointment. Your child’s first visit to the dentist should not be because he has... 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 »

Tooth Decay and Your Child’s Oral Health: What You Should Know

You might have heard that you should brush and floss your teeth pearly whites regularly if you’d like to avoid tooth decay. However, would you be surprised to hear that children could actually be more susceptible to cavities? In fact, nearly 42% of children between two and eleven years have tooth decay. Furthermore, about 28% of children between two and... 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 »

Teething Timeline for Your Child

Teething can be uncomfortable for your child and usually leads to a few rough days for their parents. Knowing what is ahead can help us tolerate these times, and help you know what is happening. In this article you will find answers to when your child should be getting their teeth and how to recognize the signs and symptoms. In... 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 »