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What To Expect If Your Child Needs A Filling

More than 40 percent of children ages 2 to 11 develop cavities in their “baby” teeth, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. So, if your little one has developed a cavity, they’re not alone. And while it’s always best to prevent tooth decay with good dental hygiene and preventative treatments, getting a cavity filled restores the health of the ...

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Flossing Tips For Kids [INFOGRAPHIC]

From an early age, kids are taught that brushing their teeth will help them fight cavities. Fewer kids are taught that it’s equally important to floss! So remember to encourage your children to floss, since it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent gum disease. Check out the infographic below for some tips. And if you’re looking for high-quality pediatric dentistry in the ...

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At What Age Should I Start Brushing My Baby’s Teeth? [VIDEO]

When you have a young child, every stage of development brings an exciting new milestone. One of those, of course, is your baby’s first tooth! When that first tooth erupts, it’s important to start brushing it. It might seem silly to brush a single tooth, but even babies are susceptible to decay and cavities. For more information, check out this video from the American Dental ...

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5 Ways To Help Your Child Have A Successful Dental Checkup

Maybe you’ve been there before: Your child’s dental appointment starts in 15 minutes, and you’re just realizing that you scheduled their checkup at the same time they usually take a nap. They’re grumpy and fussy, and they’re yelling, “No, I don’t want to go!” as you fasten them into their car seat. It’s OK. We’ve all been there. At Dentistry for Children we specialize in ...

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The Benefits Of Choosing A Pediatric Dentist

When it comes to choosing a dentist for your little ones, you have a lot of options in the Salt Lake County, UT area. And one of the things you’ll have to consider is whether you want to see a family dentist or a pediatric dentist. Both types of dentists see younger patients, but when you choose a pediatric dentist like Dr. Rooklidge, your child is seeing someone who went through additional ...

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More Comfortable Tooth Fillings [VIDEO]

At Dentistry for Children, we’re able to offer more comfortable tooth fillings thanks to something you might not expect: laser dentistry! We’ve invested in a state-of-the-art Solea CO2 dental laser that simultaneously eradicates tooth decay and numbs the tooth. The result is maximum comfort for your little one and less time for your child in the dental chair! “It makes the procedure ...

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Tips For Avoiding Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

When we were little, it might have been more commonplace for parents to give babies sugar-coated pacifiers or share spoons with their little ones. But in the years since, studies have shown that these seemingly harmless behaviors can negatively affect your baby's dental health. In fact, they can contribute to what’s known as “baby bottle tooth decay.” Baby bottle tooth decay, also called ...

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How To Brush Your Toddler’s Teeth [INFOGRAPHIC]

Your child’s first tooth is an exciting milestone! And with it comes a new responsibility:  helping your little one brush and understand the importance of proper dental hygiene. If you have questions about how to brush your toddler's teeth, we’re here to help. Check out this infographic for tips on proper brushing. In addition to establishing healthy at-home hygiene habits, make sure ...

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What Is A Pediatric Dentist? [VIDEO]

When it comes to finding the right dentist for your child, you have two choices: You can find a family dentist, or you can trust a pediatric dentist. But what is a pediatric dentist? “A pediatric dentist is a specialist,” Dr. Rooklidge said. “We do two more additional years of training where we learn about child's needs like growth and development, sedation, just patient management in ...

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Prioritize Your Child’s Dental Health This Year

Every New Year, people all over the world reset. They re-evaluate what’s important, and they set goals for the coming year. In 2018, we propose that you prioritize your child’s dental health! You can help your child build good oral hygiene habits that will follow them into adulthood. And, you can partner with the compassionate team at Dentistry for Children for high-quality preventative ...

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The ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry in Sandy, UT | Dr. Erik Rooklidge, Dentistry for Children
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Early childhood dental care is as important as learning the ABCs! Every parent wants their child to have functional, healthy teeth. You can block out tooth decay and give your child straight and beautiful teeth. Take control of your child’s dental care today by downloading a FREE copy of our e-book

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What To Expect If Your Child Needs A Filling

More than 40 percent of children ages 2 to 11 develop cavities in their “baby” teeth, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. So, if your little one has ...

Read More
Flossing Tips For Kids [INFOGRAPHIC]

From an early age, kids are taught that brushing their teeth will help them fight cavities. Fewer kids are taught that it’s equally important to floss! So remember to encourage your ...

Read More