Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and... Read more »

Your Questions About the Tooth Fairy Answered

Losing your beautiful baby teeth is a very exciting time in any child’s life and as a tooth fairy, I’m so excited to collect those baby teeth and answer your questions. I have enjoyed receiving and reading your letters and the letters of children from around the world. I would... Read more »

Small Cavities Can Often Be Treated With Dental Fillings

Having a dental checkup administered twice a year is an important part of maintaining a healthy mouth in the long term. These appointments include a professional dental cleaning and polishing to remove hardened tartar and minor dental stains. Once the bacterial deposits have been cleared away, our dentist will perform... Read more »

Boost Your Child’s Oral Health Care this Season with Dental Sealants

Do you know what a dental sealant is? Dental sealants are oral health care procedures designed to apply a thin coating directly onto the chewing surfaces of teeth for an additional layer of protection. Dental sealants are designed to improve and protect your child's smile by lowering the risk of... Read more »

Signs and Treatment of Gum Disease

Our pediatric dentists and team stress the importance of improving and upholding your child’s dental health. Your child should brush his or her teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. In addition you should, schedule and keep your child’s regular cleaning appointments. These simple practices can... Read more »

Brushing and Flossing for Kids & Parents

Our pediatric dentists and team are aware that your child’s baby teeth are not here to stay. However, we stress their importance in your child’s long-term dental health. Did you know that your child’s baby teeth help guide the permanent teeth into their correct positions? Did you know that if... Read more »

Find the Answers to Questions About the First Dental Appointment for Kids Here

Are you someone who has questions about your child’s first dental appointment? If so, our dental team is more than happy to help you find the answers you need. The more you know about the appointment, the more prepared you and your child can be. So, to help you, our... Read more »

What to Look for in a Child’s Electric Toothbrush

Are you interested in purchasing an electric toothbrush for your child? If so, our dentists, Dr. Trace Lund and Dr. Kevin Markham, are happy to help you select the brush that is right for your child’s smile. Electric toothbrushes are handy tools that can make brushing fun and exciting. When... Read more »

The Oral Hygiene Tips You Need to Help Your Teen Care for Their Teeth and Gums

Oral hygiene is very important. In fact, it’s vital for a top-notch oral health and smile. Your teen needs to keep up on oral hygiene regularly if they want strong and healthy teeth and gums. However, sometimes it’s tough for teens to keep up on oral hygiene on their own.... Read more »

Teaching 3-Year-olds to Brush

When your child is old enough to begin brushing their own pearly whites (3-6 years old), it’s good to supervise them to ensure they’re learning correctly and not using too much toothpaste. Here are some bits of advice on how you can help your child learn to brush their pearly... Read more »