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Is Sucking Your Thumb Bad for Your Teeth?

Does your child suck their thumb? This is a perfectly normal and acceptable habit for infants and toddlers, but when does it need to end? Can sucking on a thumb really affect their teeth? The answer is yes, yes it can. In your child’s infancy and toddler years, sucking on their thumb can be a source of comfort as they... read more »

Pregnancy and Sedation

If you're a mother or having a baby, the welfare of your child is everything. That's why we get numerous queries about the safety and suitable use of anesthetics and other medications for women during pregnancy. We're excited to let you know that we only use the safest medicines and procedures when caring for expectant women. Your safety and the... read more »

Care for Your Child’s Teeth to Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is a serious condition found in young children that results from prolonged exposure to sugar, often through the use of baby bottles. If you give your child sugary drinks, they can rapidly damage your child’s teeth and expose them to dental erosion and cavities. The reason baby bottles are hazardous is often due to the time... read more »

Thumb Sucking Is Bad for a Child’s Oral Health

Thumb sucking is bad for a child’s oral health. Although it may seem cute and innocent, the effects it can have on their teeth are unfortunate. It could seriously warp and dislodge the natural position of their teeth, and even hinder their growth. What’s more, it can alter their gumline and cause the next set of teeth, their permanent one’s,... read more »

The Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Quiz

Do you know what baby bottle tooth decay is? Did you know that baby bottle tooth decay can occur while your child is sleeping? Thus, it is important to ensure no liquids can pool in your child’s mouth as they sleep. For more information about baby bottle tooth decay, take the following quiz: Baby bottle tooth decay is most commonly... read more »

How Early Should Kids go to the Dentist?

Kids are a lot of work – especially when it comes to watching out for their health. One part of their health that’s tough to cover is their oral health. How do you get kids to brush and floss? When should you take them to the dentist? How early is too early to have them evaluated for potential orthodontic needs?... read more »

Children and Their Teeth

Do you ever wonder what you might be able to do to help your little ones enjoy healthy, strong teeth? Do you ever wonder how important it actually is to help your children maintain strong teeth? Your little ones’ primary teeth will help guide their adult teeth into proper position. It is important for you to help your kids learn... read more »

Making Dental Hygiene Fun

It takes time for children to develop good oral hygiene routines as they develop proper motor skills. Even after they have the ability to brush and floss well, you still want to encourage them to maintain good habits by making the process fun for them. At Copper Cove Pediatric Dentistry in South Jordan, Utah, Dr. Troy Hardy and our team have... read more »