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Broken Tooth: How To Deal With a Dental Emergency (infographic)

          It can happen in an instant. One minute you’re cheering on your daughter during a basketball game and BAM! She takes an elbow to the jaw while fighting for a rebound. Now, instead of the ball, she has a broken tooth. Do you know what to do? If not, we’ve put together a short infographic to guide you through the process. But you can ...

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The Dentist Office Kids Love! [video]

Dr. Rooklidge and the entire staff at Dentistry For Children want to make sure your kids have enjoyable dental visits. We will take as much time as needed to help your child feel relaxed and comfortable during their time with us. If your child is especially nervous, we also offer several safe, effective sedation options. Watch this short video as Dr. Rooklidge explains how our team goes out of ...

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The Right Mouthguard Will Keep You In the Game

          We love our sports in Utah. Maybe your kids dream of being like the Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell. Maybe your little ones want to take the field for BYU or Utah, or maybe you enjoy skiing. Whatever your family’s sport(s) of choice, we hope you are having fun and taking steps to protect yourselves. That should include wearing an athletic ...

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One Parent’s Excellent Experience With Us [video]

Andrea brings all her kids to Dentistry for Children for their smile care. She and her kids have had such great dental experiences with our team that she decided to share a little bit of her story for others to hear. Dr. Rooklidge and the rest of the skilled dentists and staff in the Sandy, UT area would love to take care of your child’s smile as well. We’ll work our hardest to make it a ...

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4 Facts About Children’s Teeth Every Parent Should Know [blog]

Our children’s oral health is, of course, as important as the health of any other part of their growing bodies. Many parents, however, aren’t aware of some of the important facts about children’s teeth. Maybe we get so caught up in all the hubbub of daily activities and running a family that we might not pay attention to some of the finer aspects of making sure our kids’ smiles stay ...

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Help Your Child Prevent & Fight Gum Disease

While it’s pretty uncommon for kids to experience the same aggressive form of gum disease that wreaks havoc on many adult smiles — called periodontitis — it’s still possible for them to experience a more mild form of the infection. In its early stages, gum disease is known as gingivitis. It’s an inflammation of the gum tissue that can cause discomfort and gingival bleeding, caused by ...

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What To Do When Your Child Loses A Baby Tooth [VIDEO]

If your child has a loose tooth, it’s probably all they want to talk about! It’s an exciting milestone for your little one, even if it’s a little bittersweet for you. Check out this video from the American Dental Society, which will help you know what to do when it’s time for the baby tooth to come out. Then, it’s time to make sure that your child’s permanent teeth are growing ...

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5 Ways To Make Dental Hygiene Fun

At-home hygiene is key to keeping your child’s teeth healthy and strong! Brushing twice a day and flossing once daily help remove harmful bacteria that threaten your little one’s smile. But what can you do if getting your child to properly brush and floss is a constant struggle? Read on for five ways you can make brushing fun — or at least less terrible — so you can say goodbye to ...

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What To Expect During Your Child’s Dental Checkup [INFOGRAPHIC]

Next to at-home brushing and flossing, regular dental checkups are the cornerstone of a healthy smile! They’re important for helping prevent tooth decay and gum disease, but they also help your child understand the importance of dental hygiene! These attitudes will follow them into adulthood. If you’re looking for a kid-friendly dentist office in or near Murray, UT, consider Dentistry for ...

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So Much More Than Excellent Pediatric Dentistry [VIDEO]

At Dentistry for Children, we deliver so much more than just extraordinary dental care for kids. Just ask Lucy! “When children have a good experience, whether it’s at school or at the dentist, then they can learn to process the realities of life a little bit better,” Lucy said. “They can gain courage and confidence to do hard things.” Watch this video to learn what Dentistry for ...

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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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Broken Tooth: How To Deal With a Dental Emergency (infographic)

          It can happen in an instant. One minute you’re cheering on your daughter during a basketball game and BAM! She takes an elbow to the ...

Read More
The Dentist Office Kids Love! [video]

Dr. Rooklidge and the entire staff at Dentistry For Children want to make sure your kids have enjoyable dental visits. We will take as much time as needed to help your child feel relaxed ...

Read More