Rethinking When to Get Braces

Braces. They’re not something that brings to mind an adult, but most of the time you find yourself thinking of an awkward teenager with a metal smile. This is the most common view people have when thinking of braces, but it’s not the most ideal situation. Braces are actually much more useful and ideal at… Read more »

The Adventures of the Tooth Fairy

Think back on the days that you believed in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Do you remember the excitement the prospect of losing a baby tooth brought? Knowing that the Tooth Fairy was going to come to take the tooth and leave money, whether it was a dime, quarter, or dollar, is a highlight… Read more »

Oral Health in Children: The Early Years

The early years in a child’s oral health can be some of the most important of all. As their first set of teeth begin to grow in, their dentist will be able to see if everything is lining up as it should be for a beautiful smile that can last a lifetime. A child will… Read more »

How to Pick a Toothbrush for Your Child

Do you know what you would do while you’re standing in the store choosing a toothbrush for your child? Did you know that your little one’s toothbrush can actually have a major impact on their oral health? How do you choose the right brush for your child? The first thing you should consider is the… Read more »

What Does the Tooth Fairy Have in Common with Your Child’s Dentist?

The Tooth Fairly has been making children smile for decades, along with Santa and the Easter Bunny. But unlike Santa and the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy visits children throughout the year, as a child loses up to 20 baby teeth before their permanent teeth come in. That’s a lot of visits to impress upon your… Read more »

Your Child Healthy Smile Begins at Home

At Anderson Pediatric Dental & Orthodontics, Inc. in Roy, Utah, we encourage our patients to take good care of your child’s baby teeth to ensure a lifetime of healthy smiles. Dr. John Anderson would like to share some basic guidelines to help you care for your child’s smile in the early years. In the beginning,… Read more »