What to Do If Your Child Has a Cavity

If your child begins to complain of a painful tooth, you need to act quickly in order to prevent further pain and damage. In the event that a cavity forms in your child's mouth, here's what ...
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Why Are Cleanings So Important?

Every six months you find yourself Googling "a pediatric dentist near me" to get your children's teeth cleaned, but do you have a good explanation for them as to why cleanings are so ...
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3 Cavity Fighting Foods

If you are looking for a great snack during the day knowing your child may not see a toothbrush for a few hours, here are a few snacks you can give them without fear--not only are these snacks good ...
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Schedule an Appointment Before School Starts!

The new school year is around the corner, which makes now a perfect time to schedule your kids for an exam and cleaning at Dr. Johnson Pediatric Dental in Riverton! Here are some things to remember ...
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Kids Dental Appointments 101

"When should a child first start seeing the dentist?" At one year old, or when a child has teeth that touch eachother. If your child still has no teeth at 1 year, wait until he/she has two ...
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Best Brushing Techniques for Children

The best way to help children develop a lifelong habit of taking care of their teeth and avoiding cavities, gum disease, and decay is by teaching them strong habits now. One of the biggest problems we ...
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How to Get Your Child to Brush for 2 Minutes

At Dr. Johnson Pediatric Dental Care we hope every one of our patients understands the importance of developing strong oral hygiene habits as a child. For this reason, we ask all of our patients to ...
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Welcoming Summer the Right Way

Today is the longest day of the year and the first day of summer! At Dr. Johnson Pediatrics, we talk to our patients every day about their summer activities and we have compiled a list of the best ...
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3 Healthy Snacks Kids (and Dentists!) Love

Sometimes unhealthy snacks are easier to find than healthy ones, which is why Dr. Johnson and Dr. Parker suggest having healthy snacks on hand for the sake of your body and your teeth! Here are 3 ...
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Getting Your Child Ready for the Dentist

At Johnson Pediatric Dentistry, we hope to provide the best possible care to you and your family. In fact, we believe in the importance of a child’s first experience at the dentist, and we want ...
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Electric Toothbrushes: Good for Kids?

Electric toothbrushes can help children (especially those with braces) brush more effectively. Brushing with an electric toothbrush may require a different technique than a manual, but at Johnson ...
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The Importance of Fluoride in Developing Strong Teeth

Although many opinions on the pros and cons of fluoride and fluoridation in communities abound, dentists agree that fluoride strengthens teeth--both in adults and children. The importance of fluoride ...
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