Your Child’s Trauma Prevention: Mouth Guards

Mouth guard therapy is one of the most important aspects of caring for your smile, as it can add an additional layer of protection for your teeth and gums. Typically, mouth guards are crafted for your dental profile so that your mouth can continue to function safely and effectively for many years. If you should feel that your mouth is... read more »

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 »

Tips for Helping a Toddler Stay Calm in the Dental Chair

Do you wish there was a way to help your toddler stay calm and relaxed in the dental chair? If so, our dentists, Dr. Trace Lund and Dr. Kevin Markham, are happy to grant your wish! Our dental team will do everything we can to help your toddler stay interested in the treatment and comfortable during their appointment. There are... read more »

How to Protect Your Teen’s Smile

Do you want your teen to have a strong and healthy smile? If so, you need to help them protect their teeth and gums. Unfortunately, there are many things in this world that can harm your teen’s smile. So, it’s best to keep it in tip-top shape. To help you do so, our pediatric dentists, Drs. Lund and Markham, encourage... read more »

How to Help Your Child Have Healthy Teeth and Gums

Do you want your child to have healthy teeth and gums? If so, you have come to the right blog. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help your child reach those smile goals. Our pediatric dentists, Dr. Lund and Dr. Markham, are more than happy to tell you all about those things today. They are: -Keep them... read more »

What Causes Dental Erosion?

The outer layer on your teeth is a slender but durable layer of protection called tooth enamel. As strong as your enamel is, it can be damaged. When it is slowly damaged over time, this is called dental erosion. The main cause of dental erosion is exposure to acid and plaque. Many foods with a low pH level are highly... read more »

Dental Sealants for Your Child’s Teeth

At Provo Pediatric Dentistry, we are dedicated to making sure that your child has a healthy, bright smile that will last them for a lifetime. Of course, the best way you can help make sure that your child’s teeth will remain in great shape is to ensure that they brush at least twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, and... read more »

My Baby Grinds Their Teeth. What Should I Do?

Teeth grinding habits in children is not uncommon. In fact, studies show that about 30 percent of children clench their jaw and grind their teeth. So, if your child grinds their teeth at night or during the day, you’re not alone. Dr. Trace M. Lund will be happy to ease your concerns by telling you a little more about baby... 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 »