Child Dental Emergencies that Precipitate Dental Visits

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As parents of young children well know, any accident involving your child is concerning. Kids can be a bit out of control sometimes and don’t always know their own strength or movements, and the occasional scrape or impact is virtually unavoidable. At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry, we’re here to offer assistance if your child is… Read more »

Primer on Child Teeth, Candy, and Alternatives

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We’re likely not surprising many parents with the following basic fact: Candy is a risk to a child’s teeth and overall oral care, particularly when consumed frequently. It may taste great, but not only is it a risk to oral health, it’s also a concern for overall health as well. At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry,… Read more »

Teeth Are Not Tools

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As a top children’s dentist office in Utah, we at Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry have seen kids do a whole bunch of strange things with their teeth. Young children are still learning about their bodies, and their high-strength teeth are often one of the areas they experiment with first. As any pediatric dentist will tell… Read more »

Timeline and Symptoms for Teething

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »