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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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Broken Tooth? Consider A Same-Day Dental Crown

Teeth are strong, but they’re not indestructible. That’s especially true when you’re talking about little teeth and active kids. If your child has a broken tooth, consider a same-day dental crown from Dentistry for Children. At other offices, restoring the health and appearance of a tooth with a dental crown can take weeks. That’s because most offices create a blueprint for the custom ...

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What To Do When Your Child Has A Toothache [VIDEO]

Even kids can experience the throbbing pain of a toothache. Watch this video from the American Dental Association about what to do if your child experiences discomfort. At Dentistry for Children, we understand that dental pain often happens outside of normal business hours. We have a doctor on call 24/7 to handle dental emergencies! Give us a call at any of our three offices in and around ...

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Helping Your Child Overcome Dental Anxiety

An estimated 15 percent of adults admit feeling intense fear of the dentist. Imagine how stressful it can be for a child! At Dentistry for Children, we’ve built a practice where you can feel great taking your child. You know that in our Murray, UT office — or any of our three locations — your child will receive high-quality dental care from a team of professionals who love kids! And ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry For Kids [INFOGRAPHIC]

Contrary to popular belief, cosmetic dentistry isn’t just for adults! Kids can benefit from it too. At Dentistry for Children, our cosmetic dentistry services focus on helping children maintain a beautiful, healthy smile as they grow and develop. Take a look at this infographic for some of the ways our offices in and near Murray, UT use cosmetic dentistry. Then, give us a call at any ...

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Experience Kid-Friendly Dental Care [VIDEO]

Between all of Brittney’s children, her family has probably experienced all the services available at Dentistry for Children. Brittney appreciates the excellent dental care that our team of dental professionals provides, particularly when it comes to helping calm nervous kids and treating them with respect. “They talk to them and respect them as a child,” Brittney said. “They ...

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Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy This Holiday Season

The holidays are undoubtedly an exciting time for your child. The magic of the season is everywhere! The last thing you and your child should have to worry about during the most “wonderful time of the year” is a dental disaster. When you partner with Dentistry for Children in Murray, UT — and when you exercise a little caution on your end — you can help prevent and (if necessary) ...

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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 ...

Read More
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 ...

Read More