Tips and Tricks for a Healthy Smile This Halloween

Fall is in the air looming with the smell of spicy aromas and sugary treats. With so much fun to have this holiday season, it’s easy to forget the importance of oral health, which can lead to dangerous oral results. With so many delicious treats at our fingertips, it’s vital... Read more »

A Few Facts About Your Child’s Pacifier

You probably know that when your child cries, a natural solution is to hand them their pacifier. Fortunately, there isn’t anything wrong with that—in fact, a pacifier can comfort your child and help you, as their parent, get some precious rest. However, if your pacifier isn’t used properly, or is... Read more »

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

Children who suffer from chronic dental pain may not always tell you (or be able to 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... Read more »

Where Did the Tooth Fairy Myth Come From?

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 Price Pediatric Dentistry are happy to shed some... Read more »

Dental Sealants Are a Good Preventative Measure Against Occlusal Cavities

The occlusal, or biting surface, of molars and premolars can sometimes have deep pits and fissures. Originally, this was an evolutionary adaptation that allowed our ancient ancestors to chew and grind tough pieces of meat and hard root vegetables. Unfortunately, in the modern age, these pits and fissures also serve... Read more »

The Toothbrush-Replacement Signs to Look Out for

Did you know that you need to replace your child’s toothbrush on a regular basis to give them the best and most successful oral health possible? Well, it’s true! It’s important to replace their toothbrush at the necessary times, including: -After 3-4 months: After 3-4 months, your child’s toothbrush will... Read more »

Teething Timeline for Your Baby

If you've raised a child, you know that teething can be uncomfortable for all involved. Fortunately, with the right information, you can make the experience more tolerable. For instance, do you know when your child's first tooth should come in? Or when their second should? Do you know the next... Read more »

The Proper Way to Brush Your Child’s Teeth

Since children don’t know how to properly brush their teeth, it’s best that parents provide assistance. However, brushing your child’s smile might be a difficult task. So, to help you properly clean your child’s teeth on a regular basis, Dr. Trace M. Lund and our Price Pediatric Dentistry team have... Read more »

Protect Your Child’s Smile with an Athletic Mouth Guard

If your child is involved in sports or sports-related activities, we at Price Pediatric Dentistry urge you to consider a mouth guard to protect your child’s mouth. Every year, at least five million teeth are knocked out. If your child uses a mouth guard, he or she is 60 times... Read more »

How to Wean Your Child off of Thumb Sucking

Young children suck on pacifiers, thumbs, and fingers to soothe themselves, help themselves fall asleep, and to learn about the world. Thumb sucking helps young children feel happy and secure. Children usually stop sucking their thumbs around two to four years old, or when their permanent teeth begin to erupt.... Read more »