Everything You Want to Know About Your Child’s Primary Teeth

Do you have questions about your child’s developing smile? If so, today we’re going to talk about their teeth. Your infant’s primary teeth can appear as early as five months, and by the time they are one year old, they usually have sprouted six baby teeth (typically the top four... Read more »

Monsters Need Dental Care, Too!

Are you having a hard time getting your child to take care of their smile? With the holidays fast approaching, you want them to take even better care of their pearly whites with so many sweets and treats coming at them. We want your children to have great dental care,... Read more »

What Should and Shouldn’t Go in Your Teen’s Smile

With so many concerns surrounding your teen’s healthy development, one important factor to manage is their oral health. During this time in their life, they are exposed to new situations and fads with their peers. You can help them navigate this stage to build healthy habits for a lifetime of... Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have... Read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and... Read more »

Say No to Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

When you have newborn babies, one of the last things you probably think about is whether or not they’ll have problems with their dental health. Without teeth for the first part of their lives, it’s hard to wrap your head around how tooth problems can happen. But one of those... Read more »

Dental Hygiene Can Be Fun for Your Child

If getting your child to brush and floss is difficult, you are not alone. Perhaps changing something simple is all it will take to help them enjoy dental hygiene. This can take a little creativity, so Dr. Thayne Gardner and our team are thrilled to give you a few ideas.... Read more »

How to Help Your Children Avoid Acid Erosion

Enamel erosion is a dental issue that occurs when the tooth enamel is worn down and weakened by acid. This makes the teeth very vulnerable to other dental issues, like cavities. It’s best to prevent enamel erosion altogether. If you’re interested in helping your child prevent enamel erosion, our dentist,... Read more »

The Purpose of Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is a branch of dentistry designed to help children and their oral health. Having a healthy smile in their youth can help them develop positive oral health that may endure throughout their lifetime. Our dentist, Dr. Thayne Gardner with Little People's Dental in South Jordan, Utah, is a... Read more »

How to Help Your Child Feel Calm at the Dentist

Many parents are unsure how to help their child have a positive first dental visit and often struggle with their own dental anxiety as well, but our team is here to help. We can provide guidelines on creating a positive dental experience that encourages your child to maintain regular visits.... Read more »