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Dental Spacers for Baby Teeth

If your child has lost a baby tooth early, but their permanent teeth have not yet grown in, you may want to consider dental spacers. What are Dental Spacers? A dental spacer is an oral appliance that helps maintain the space left behind by a missing baby tooth. They are custom-made, to fit each child’s

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Top 5 Dental Care Books for Kids

Dental care is an important part of children’s health, but it can be difficult to teach them about good oral hygiene habits. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the five best children’s books about dental care! These books are fun and educational, and they will help your children learn how to take care

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Help! My Children Hate the Dentist!

Kids and parents alike often fear dentist appointments. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to make the experience less traumatic for your little ones. Let’s discuss some tips to help your children like the dentist! Teaching kids about oral hygiene is important, making the dentist appointment much less painful for them

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How a Pediatric Dentist Handles Restless Kids

Going to see a dentist can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone and everyone. That’s why seeing a restless child in the dentist’s chair can be disheartening, but completely normal. Dental anxiety is an uncomfortable thing, but it’s something that can be overcome. Getting your child to the dentist when they’re dealing with anxiety is

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Dental Care for Kids with Special Needs

All kids are special, but some have different needs than others when it comes to handling social interactions. There are also children with physical differences, such as developmental delays in fine motor skills, who may need a bit more help with oral hygiene than others. Timpanogos Pediatric Dentistry has some tips for taking a special

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Does Your Teen Still Have Baby Teeth?

When parents visit Timpanogos Pediatric Dentistry, they’ll undoubtedly have questions about the “timeline” surrounding their child’s baby (primary) teeth. When should they fall out? Why are they not? What’s normal? As with any child learning how to stand, walk, talk, or read, there are milestones we expect our children to meet at a certain age.

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