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 »

Eat These Seven Foods for a Healthier Smile

If you’re looking for tasty ways to keep your teeth clean and strong, your search is over. The following seven foods, in addition to improving your overall health, are especially beneficial to your teeth and gums. 1. Apples Apples are a sweet end to a meal or snack. The texture... Read more »

Soothing Tips for Your Teething Baby

Having a teething baby is tough for parents, especially if they aren’t quite sure what to do to comfort their child. If you are considered one of these people, our Price Pediatric Dentistry team has some tips for you! There are many things you can do to help your child... Read more »

How Dental Sealants Can Help

Even with proper brushing and flossing, it can be difficult to remove all of the plaque and food particles from the crevices of the back teeth. That’s where dental sealants come in! Dental sealant is a thin coating of resin that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back... Read more »