Parent Education

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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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Oral Ailments and Their Symptoms

For those who take pride in their oral hygiene and visit the dentist at least once a year, knowing that something is wrong with your teeth or mouth might be easier to discover, even if it’s harder to accept. Uncommon pain in the teeth and gums, as well as soreness in the jaw, can be

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10 Tooth Care Tips for a Brighter Smile

Our smiles are something that we wear every day of our lives and whether they shine or not is determined by our oral hygiene practices. A healthy smile lends us more confidence while also contributing to our overall health. Here are some helpful tooth care tips for both children and adults from your Utah pediatric

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The Dangers of a Tooth Infection

There’s not much worse than a toothache. The pain ranges from mild to excruciating and is difficult to ignore. Many people experience a stabbing sensation in their mouths around the suspect tooth. Any pain in your teeth should be addressed by a dentist. The causes of a toothache can be either due to a cavity

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Does Sugar Really Rot Your Teeth?

It’s more than likely you grew up being told sugar will rot your teeth. If you think it’s something your parents said to you in order to get you to stop eating candy, we’re here to tell you it’s actually true. But how, exactly, does sugar affect our teeth? At Timp Dental, we try to

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