1. How to Encourage Good Flossing Habits

    You may not know, but children should floss their teeth just as often as adults, as long as they are old enough to start flossing. Like brushing their teeth, flossing helps to keep teeth clean, gums healthy, and plaque at bay. Plus, encouraging early flossing habits can help to keep your child flossing well into his or her adult life. So, how can you encourage your child t…Read More

  2. Why It’s Still Important to Keep Baby Teeth Clean

    Parents often think that baby teeth don’t need as much attention as adult teeth. After all, they’re meant to fall out, right? But children need their baby teeth, and they should practice good oral hygiene early, in order to protect their baby teeth, their gums, and ultimately their adult teeth. Let’s take a closer look at why it is crucial to create good cleaning hab…Read More

  3. Food and Drinks That Are Bad for Your Child’s Teeth

    One of the most important things to you is, obviously, the health and overall well-being of your child. While this, of course, includes providing them with the right nutrition, making sure that they get enough exercise, and providing them with the education that they need in order to build their mental strength, it also includes the health of their teeth! Here at My Pediat…Read More

  4. Helpful Tips to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

    Nothing melts a parent’s heart quite like their child’s smile. It can brighten up even the gloomiest day. So, it goes without saying that you want to make sure that your young one’s smile remains bright, white, and healthy! Here at My Pediatric Dentist in Montrose, we are dedicated to providing our patients with professional and caring dental services in an environme…Read More

  5. Taking the Fear Out of the Dentist for Your Child

    Some children are afraid of clowns, while some get nervous in the dark, but almost every child has at least a slight fear of the dentist. We understand that it can be pretty nerve-wracking, having someone that they don’t know very well poking and prodding in their mouth. And most dentist’s offices are drab and intimidating in general, so that doesn’t help matters muc…Read More

  6. Making Trips to the Dentist Fun

    If you dread going to the dentist, you're not alone. Here are 5 things you can do to improve your dentist appointment experience. No matter how old you are, the dentist can spark a kind of dread and uncertainty that knows no age limits. For some, going to the dentist requires mental preparation as they come to terms with the fact that their mouth will be on display, vulner…Read More

  7. Getting Your Kid to Brush Their Teeth

    As any parent knows, it can be rather difficult to make sure that your child is brushing their teeth every morning and before bed each night. We’ve all done the breath test when we believe they’re lying when they say that they already brushed. More often than not, you have to be in the bathroom with them to know that they’re taking care of their oral hygiene. My Pedi…Read More

  8. Welcome to My Pediatric Dentist Montrose

    While there are many adults that are not the biggest fans of taking a trip to the dentist, almost every child dreads the experience. It can be a frightening experience for them, and just trying to get them to go is like pulling teeth. Not at My Pediatric Dentist Montrose! Our entire mission is to provide the children with a comfortable and enjoyable time whenever they have…Read More