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3 Ways to Keep Your Child Comfortable at the Dentist

Your child deserves great and affordable dental care. Our Sandy UT dental practice focuses on keeping your child comfortable and providing state-of-the-art care. At Dentistry For Children, we understand the importance of giving your child a good experience in the dental chair. Children who have a bad dental experience may grow up to be weary of the dentist for years to come. If you’re ...

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Find Ways to Resolve Children’s Thumbsucking

Thumbsucking is an extremely common issue for infants and babies, and it’s an issue our Sandy UT dental office can help you overcome. The problem is that thumbsucking and pacifiers can lead to dental problems. Youngsters who suck their thumbs can face problems like speech problems, tooth alignment problems, and even abnormal facial growth. Dentistry For Children is trained to show parents ...

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A Great Way to Boost Your Child’s Self-Confidence

Cosmetic dentistry for children and teens might sound like a radical idea. But it’s undeniable that kids today face enormous social pressure to look good, and that includes having a great smile. Fortunately, Dr. Erik Rooklidge at Dentistry for Children in Sandy, UT can give your child a “shot” of self-confidence by helping them have a smile they’re proud of. Bad Things Happen To Kids’ ...

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When Kids Get Cavities … (infographic)

By age 11, more than half of all kids in the United States will have at least one cavity. With those odds, there is a chance that your kids might develop tooth decay before they lose their primary teeth. If that does happen, they can restore their smiles with our tooth-colored dental fillings at Dentistry for Children. After stopping any toothache they may have, we’ll remove the decay and ...

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Our Job is Keeping Your Kids’ Mouths Healthy

Every parent wants their kids to have the best things they can provide. That includes good health, which should include high-quality dental care. We’re happy to say you can get that from our caring and compassionate team at Dentistry for Children. All of our doctors in West Valley and Sandy, UT have strong backgrounds in pediatric dentistry, which might explain the name of our ...

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Full-Mouth Reconstruction: A Fresh Start For Your Child’s Smile [BLOG]

Let’s face it, parents. No matter how confident we are in our ability to keep our kids safe, there’s always that near-constant, quiet hum of nervous energy flowing within us just beneath the surface. Protecting your child is your top priority, so it’s perfectly natural to feel a little anxious about it! But our team at Dentistry for Children wants to ease your mind about keeping ...

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What You Should Know About Protecting Your Child’s Teeth [BLOG]

We want to give all of our patients the tools they need to keep their smiles healthy. Since the patients we see at Dentistry for Children aren’t quite ready to manage their own health, that means giving parents the information they need to guide their kids toward healthy dental habits for a lifetime. So here are a couple of things you should know about protecting your child’s teeth from ...

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2 Ways To Ease Your Child’s Dental Anxiety [BLOG]

Parents put a lot of pressure on themselves when it comes to medical and dental appointments for their kids. You’re tense even before you arrive at the dentist office, and your child’s dental fears have already induced a meltdown or two before appointment day. Wouldn’t it be nice to take your child to the dentist without the stress and drama? That’s what we try to do for our ...

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Our Approach To Kids With Dental Anxiety [VIDEO]

Since children’s dentistry is our specialty, then you better believe we’ve seen our share of frightened patients who are just being introduced to professional dental care. But it doesn’t take long before our new little patients feel comfortable and confident about coming to the dentist! Listen to Dr. Rooklidge explain how we approach kids with dental anxiety so they, and their ...

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3 Reasons To Get A Custom Athletic Mouthguard [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every season, you’ll find many well-intentioned parents browsing the sporting goods stores to get a mouthguard for their child athlete. But did you know the best way to protect your child’s healthy smile is with an athletic mouthguard that’s custom-made by your dentist? Check out today’s infographic to see why, then visit Dr. Rooklidge at Dentistry For Children before fall sports ...

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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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3 Ways to Keep Your Child Comfortable at the Dentist

Your child deserves great and affordable dental care. Our Sandy UT dental practice focuses on keeping your child comfortable and providing state-of-the-art care. At Dentistry For Children, ...

Read More
Find Ways to Resolve Children’s Thumbsucking

Thumbsucking is an extremely common issue for infants and babies, and it’s an issue our Sandy UT dental office can help you overcome. The problem is that thumbsucking and pacifiers can ...

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