• 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 you should do: Suggested Reading: 3 Cavity Fighting Foods 1.) Call “a dentist near me” ASAP. Cavities will only […]

  • 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 important? Here at Johnson Pediatric Dentistry in Riverton Utah we specialize in creating a pain-free and easy experience for parents and children. […]

  • 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 for your teeth, they actually fight cavities. 1.) Candy: This may be a shocker, but SUGAR […]

  • 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 when you schedule your appointment: 1.) Arrive 10-15 min early, your child’s appointment should last 30-60 minutes. 2.) Remember […]

  • 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 teeth close enough to touch before scheduling their first dental appointment. Suggested Reading: How do you Help Your […]

  • 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 see among our young patients is not a lack of brushing, but improper brushing technique. For this reason, we […]

  • 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 floss daily and to brush twice a day for two minutes. If you or your child struggles to make it […]

  • 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 ways to celebrate summer: 1.) Switch from winter pajamas to summer pajamas–for good! To officially welcome summer, […]

  • 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 snacks that children and adults love that won’t hurt your teeth or anything else! 1.) Cheese Sticks or Cheese […]

  • 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 to ensure that it is both positive and repeatable. We promise to do our part, but here are a few […]