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 »

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 »

Picking the Perfect Toothbrush for Your Child

Do you know what you would do while you’re standing in the store choosing a toothbrush for your child? Did you know that your little one’s toothbrush can actually have a major impact on their oral health? How do you choose the right brush for your child? The first thing you should consider is the firmness of a brush’s bristles.... read more »

A Few Ways to Avoid Cavities

As you probably know, the holiday season typically spans from Halloween to New Years. Typically, this season is a time of fun and family. Similarly, during this season, you’ll probably find yourself surrounded by more sweets than you normally might. As you can probably guess, this means you might be more vulnerable to cavities. Luckily, if you simply limit the... read more »

Why You Should Keep Your Child’s Smile Care up to Date

Children who struggle with chronic dental pain may not always tell you what is happening to them. But there are signs; you may notice that they appear anxious, depressed or tired, and even their teachers may not recognize their pain. More than one-half of all children aged 5-9 years have at least one cavity or filling in their smile. If... read more »

How to Survive Brushing Time

Do you know when you should start worrying about your child’s oral health? Did you know that you should start caring for your child’s mouth even before their first tooth erupts or that you should keep helping them until they’re old enough care for their smile on their own? But what can you do if your child doesn’t like brushing... read more »

Keeping Your Children’s Teeth Cavity-Free

If you are teaching your children good cleaning habits early on in their development you will be helping their teeth stand a greater chance of life-long health by building a strong foundation for oral health. Regular brushing and flossing is the cornerstone of such a practice. Dental sealants are a valuable next-step in the caring of healthy teeth. Sealants are... 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 »