How to Make Losing Teeth Fun for Your Child

Is your child nervous to start losing their teeth? If so, your child isn’t alone. Many children in the world today are scared to shed their baby teeth. They’re afraid it might hurt and they’re afraid they won’t have permanent teeth grow in after them. Fortunately, there are things you can do as a parent to make this process a... read more »

Letters From the Tooth Fairy

Bringing the magic of the Tooth Fairy alive in your home can be fun for both you and your child. Your child will be filled with wonder about the Tooth Fairy as she collects his or her baby teeth and leaves rewards in their place. You will be thrilled to create this joy and excitement in the life of your... read more »

The Facts About Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Oral health care is essential at all ages, but especially for infants. As infants are still too young care for themselves, you may have to brush and care for your child’s teeth and mouth until they old enough to do the job effectively. This includes preventing problems like baby bottle tooth decay. Consider the following prevention tips. - The liquid... read more »

Keep Your Child’s Smile Away from Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Keep your child’s smile away from baby bottle tooth decay. Although it is important to ensure a child is constantly fed, eliminate sugary drinks, as they can easily lead to tooth decay and cavities. The reason is often due to the time the sugars are exposed to a youngster’s teeth. Here are some helpful tricks to combat the effects of... read more »

Helping Your Teething Baby

Your baby has 20 primary teeth, also called “baby teeth,” under their gum line. These teeth usually start to break through the gums between 6 and 12 months. The teething process is uncomfortable, so your baby may be irritable during the day and have a hard time sleeping at night. Dr. Jared Pearson is happy to give tips about teething... read more »

Your Childrens Teeth: How to Keep Them Healthy

Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your kids enjoy healthy smiles for a... read more »

The Creation 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 of childhood. Bringing the magic... read more »

The Tooth Fairy Legend

Like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is a symbol of childhood. The Tooth Fairy exists in many cultures and across many religions. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Dr. Jared Pearson and our team at Mountainland Pediatric Dentistry are happy to shed some light on the subject. The Tooth Fairy came to be fairly... read more »

What to Do When Your Child Has a Loose Tooth

As you know, parents don’t want to see their child in pain. In fact, many parents struggle to see their kids in any pain at all, regardless of how uncomfortable they are. Similarly, most parents wouldn’t intentionally do anything detrimental to their child’s health. With that in mind, what would you do if your child’s tooth falls out? Should you... read more »