Tips for Keeping Kids Interested in Brushing

As a premier children’s dentist in Utah, we at Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry know full well how difficult it can be to get your young children to brush their teeth. Tooth brushing quickly comes to feel like a chore just as much as visiting your kids’ dentist, and defiant youngsters may waste lots of time… Read more »

4 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

Your child’s teeth are not permanent, but that doesn’t mean you can ignore them and not take care of them. Yes, they are going to fall out eventually but if you are not providing the proper care those baby teeth could become infected, causing pain and leading to tooth loss sooner than the correct age…. Read more »

Options for Children Who Are Afraid of the Dentist

Most people wouldn’t put a visit to the dentist on the top of their list of “most fun things to do”, but getting regular dental treatment is essential for optimal health in your mouth and your body overall. Sometimes, though, children can develop a fear of visiting a Saratoga Springs dentist, either after a negative… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Did you know that The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends taking your children for their first dental checkup by the time they turn 1 year old? While it may seem overzealous to bring your children to the dentist at such a young age, there is a good reason for this recommendation. Delaying the first… Read more »

Timeline and Symptoms for Teething

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 place you should look for… Read more »

How to Floss Your Child’s Teeth

If you would like your child to grow into a strong, beautiful smile, then it’s best to floss their teeth each day. However, our team understands that that might be a difficult goal to achieve if you’re not sure how to properly floss your child’s smile. So, to help you, Dr. and our team have… Read more »

Maintaining Daily Oral Hygiene Habits with Dental Sealants

The dental sealants applied to your teeth by are a thin film of durable plastic resin painted on to the biting surface of your molars and premolars. The dental sealants prevent trapped residual food particles and bacteria from causing cavities. It’s important to remember that the dental sealants are only protecting the biting surfaces of… Read more »

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Prevention Techniques

Have you ever heard of baby bottle tooth decay? If not, our team is happy to tell you all about it. Baby bottle tooth decay in , , is a common dental problem found among many babies. It’s a serious issue that can lead to poor eating habits, speech problems, crooked teeth, and damaged permanent… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Stop Sucking Their Thumb

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. If your child continues to… Read more »

The Proper Ways to Brush and Floss Your Smile

In order to properly care for and clean your teeth and gums, you need to use the proper techniques. Brushing and flossing are two tasks that can help you achieve your smile goals, but they can only benefit you if you perform them correctly. So, to help you have the best brushing and flossing techniques,… Read more »