Bacterial Load

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When we talk about cavities there are three things that are required. There needs to be a tooth, bacteria and a food source for the bacteria. Let’s focus on the bacteria part of that equation. When we are born, there is virtually no bacteria present in the mouth. Bacteria are “given” to us by what is called vertical transmission from … Read More

Remineralization

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For this month, I’d like to focus on how we can actually fix teeth without placing a filling or crown. When we eat or drink we are making cavities. It doesn’t matter if it’s juice, soda, vegetables, bread, crackers, candy, etc.; it all has sugar. The bacteria in our mouth takes this sugar and converts it into acid as a … Read More

Preventative Dentistry Program

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For years I have been treating children with cavities. I have no idea how many thousands of fillings, crowns, and extractions I have performed, but it is a staggering amount. I have given advice to all of my patients as to why their children have cavities. I talk to them about sugar, carbohydrates, the frequency of eating, brushing teeth, flossing, … Read More

Win Disneyland Family Trip!

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Eligibility Requirements: Prize Description: The Disneyland giveaway is a $2500 gift card that is good for 5 people to enjoy 3 days and two nights with all hotel and park passes included. How to enter: The grand prize will be given away to one of four finalists. To become a finalist, a person may enter in one of the following … Read More

Proper Dental and Oral Care for Your Baby

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Many adults and parents know how important it is for routine pediatrician visits as part of their young child’s health care regimen. What many people don’t know is the importance that early and regular dental care plays. In order to ensure the best dental and oral health, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) suggest parents begin dental visits with … Read More

Flossing Tips for Kids

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Many people wonder when their child should start flossing. Typically, your child should start flossing between age 2 and 3. This should only happen under the direction of you and/or your child’s dentist. Children’s teeth can be sensitive so it is best to consult an expert before flossing. It’s not necessary to floss before the age of 2 or 3. … Read More

Pediatric Dentistry in North Ogden, Utah

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Do you live in North Ogden? Are you unsure if you should take your child to a family dentist, specialist, or pediatric dentist? At Castle Creek Pediatric Dentistry, our professional staff will provide the best pediatric dental services to your child. Read below for an overview of our services. Services we offer at Castle Creek Pediatric Dentistry: Check-ups and Maintenance … Read More

How to Get Your Kids Excited to Brush their Teeth

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When your child is old enough to brush their own teeth, it can be a challenge to get them to do it. Most kids don’t actively want to brush their teeth, just like they don’t want to bathe, take naps, eat vegetables or clean up their rooms. However, it’s important to promote good brushing habits early on. Here are a … Read More

Healthy Lunch Options

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When you are with your children, monitoring their dietary habits is relatively easy. You control the food that is purchased for the home, and, generally speaking, prepare all their meals. But when they are outside the sphere of your parental guidance, they may make food decisions that are unwise for their personal dental health. Perhaps they are exposed to junk … Read More