WHAT ARE PULPOTOMIES?

PULPOTOMIES - Bozeman, MT

What Are Pulpotomies? Since your child’s teeth are vital to their normal development of speech patterns, our pediatric dental professionals make every effort to save their natural teeth. If your child has experienced decay or an infected tooth, chances are you have probably heard the phrase “pulpotomy”. However, you may still be wondering what exactly […]

HOW THE MOUTH OF A TEEN CHANGES AFTER CHILDHOOD

Teenagers - Bozeman, MT

HOW THE MOUTH OF A TEEN CHANGES AFTER CHILDHOOD Nothing stays the same. That is certainly true during the formative years or when a child becomes a teen. The mouth is different after a person becomes a teen, as most of the permanent teeth have erupted, and their dental care needs are different. Taking Care […]

TEETHING TODDLERS: 3 FOODS TO SOOTHE SORE GUMS

Watermelon - Bozeman, MT

TEETHING TODDLERS: 3 FOODS TO SOOTHE SORE GUMS Although the timing can vary widely, most babies start teething at about 6 to 8 months of age. Tooth eruption can cause your baby significant discomfort. If you are wondering what the best foods are to ease teething pain, here are a few options to try: Watermelon […]

IS IT SAFE FOR CHILDREN TO USE WHITENING TOOTHPASTE?

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IS IT SAFE FOR CHILDREN TO USEWHITENING TOOTHPASTE? Tooth discoloration can make both adults and children feel self-conscious about their smiles. If your child wants whiter teeth, you may be wondering if whitening toothpaste is safe for them to use. Here are some factors to consider before allowing your child to use whitening toothpaste. Check […]

SHOULD I LET MY CHILD USE PLAQUE DISCLOSING TABLETS TO BRUSH?

PLAQUE DISCLOSING TABLETS - Bozeman, MT

SHOULD I LET MY CHILD USE PLAQUE DISCLOSING TABLETS TO BRUSH? Even after training your child to brush their teeth, they may take a while before they can do a perfect job. For this reason, you need to inspect their mouth to prevent plaque formation. If left to accumulate, plaque attracts acid-forming bacteria, which causes […]

CAN YOU SNEAK IN NEW FOODS TO YOUR PICKY CHILD’S DIET?

New Foods - Bozeman, MT

CAN YOU SNEAK IN NEW FOODS TO YOUR PICKY CHILD’S DIET? Getting your child to eat healthy foods can sometimes be challenging, especially if the child is picky. However, you can always sneak new and nutritious foods into the child’s diet. It can be difficult to incorporate all the new foods in one day, especially […]

HOW TEETH CHANGE AS WE GO INTO THE EARLY TEEN YEARS

Teens - Bozeman, MT

HOW TEETH CHANGE AS WE GO INTO THE EARLY TEEN YEARS We see remarkable changes in the development of teeth during the younger years and teen years. The following information will give you further details along these lines. The Development Of The Baby Teeth Every child is different. However, the primary or baby teeth start […]

FUN TIPS FOR MAKING BRUSHING AND FLOSSING EASIER FOR KIDS

Toothbrush and floss - Bozeman, MT

FUN TIPS FOR MAKING BRUSHING AND FLOSSING EASIER FOR KIDS Kids lose their interest in brushing and flossing when you take any element of fun away from the activity. To get your kid to brush and floss then, you must make it interesting. Choosing The Right Dental Tools Brushing the teeth comes more fun for […]

WHY LETTING YOUR CHILD SUCK THEIR THUMB IS A BAD IDEA

Thumb Sucking - Bozeman, MT

WHY LETTING YOUR CHILD SUCK THEIR THUMB IS A BAD IDEA Thumb sucking, according to the American Dental Association, is a natural reflex in infants even before birth, as seen through ultrasounds. Thus, you don’t need to be hard on your child if they exhibit this habit as an infant. However, as your child grows, […]

TOOTH DECAY IN CHILDREN

TOOTH DECAY IN CHILDREN - Bozeman, MT

TOOTH DECAY IN CHILDREN No one is immune to tooth decay, not even children. Children can face caries (cavities) as soon as their first teeth start coming in. In fact, research has linked early childhood caries to pain, tooth loss, decreased weight gain, impaired growth, and lower quality of life. Therefore, it is important to […]