1. Make Your Child’s Smile Sunny

    Spring is quickly approaching and the kids are getting cabin fever. Did you know that letting them get some fresh air and sunshine will not only expend their extra energy, it will also make their teeth healthier? That’s right – the team at Treasured Teeth know that the vitamin D that comes from playing out in the sun improves bone strength and keeps kids’ smiles bright. Find out how in thi…Read More

  2. Pediatric Dentist Montrose, CO Urges Parents: Lead By Example

    You’re always surprised by how much your children take after you and your husband. Whether it’s never eating the crusts on their sandwiches like their dad, laughing at the same jokes that you find funny, or accidentally repeating a risqué phrase they weren’t supposed to say, your apples don’t fall far from the tree. They even seem to imitate the way you care for your teeth and gums – wh…Read More

  3. Reunion, CO Pediatric Dentist Knows How to Calm Children

    Childhood can include all sorts of fears: the dark, clowns, dogs, insects, the peas on their plate and so much more. The one that we really don’t want your child to experience is fear of the dentist. Reunion, CO pediatric dentist Dr. Derren Tippets and his team really do their very best to make your child’s visit to our office pleasant and even fun. However, there are times when a dental proce…Read More

  4. When to Start Brushing Your Children’s Teeth

    When should you start brushing your children’s teeth? There’s a very simple answer to that question. Now! However, the more detailed answer includes tips on how to brush, what to use and when to begin allowing your children to brush their own teeth. Thornton, CO children’s dentist Dr. Derren Tippets offers the following guidelines to help parents properly care for their children’s teeth at…Read More

  5. Important Information about Fluoride

    Bottled water has become so popular that some supermarkets reserve an entire aisle for this beverage. There are countless brands, bottle sizes and now some have flavor added. If you routinely give your children bottled water to drink or if you use bottled water to mix your baby’s formula, then there’s something you should know: most bottled waters do not contain a sufficient amount of fluoride…Read More

  6. Pediatric Dentist in Thornton, CO Says Careful With that Bottle

    Your toddler’s teeth are so cute — and it’s no surprise that they require special care. Are you putting your baby at risk of the condition known as baby bottle tooth decay? If you’re letting your child sleep with a bottle, or if you’re being lax on their brushing and flossing habits, the answer is yes. Your pediatric dentist in Thornton, CO has tips for protecting your little one’s …Read More

  7. When Do Molars Come In? Pediatric Dentist Thornton, CO Answers

    When you child begins losing her first teeth, the pediatric dentist in Thornton, CO says they will be replaced by the permanent ones beneath. When everything works out as planned, the 20 primary, or “baby” teeth are replaced by 32 permanent teeth, 16 in the upper jaw and 16 in the lower jaw. Behind the canine teeth (the pointy ones at the side of the mouth) are the premolars, which are flat …Read More

  8. Reunion, CO Children’s Dentist Discusses Dental Crowns

    Primary teeth may be only temporary, but they serve an important purpose in your child’s mouth now and for the future. That’s why Reunion, CO children’s dentist Dr. Tippets takes the health of baby so seriously. Dental problems absolutely cannot be ignored. In the case of a tooth that is heavily decayed or otherwise structurally damaged, a dental crown may be necessary. Read on to learn mo…Read More

  9. Pediatric Dentist in Thornton, CO for a Cavity-Free Halloween

    Halloween is quickly approaching, which means your child’s risk for developing cavities has the potential to increase. Everyone loves the yummy goodies of Halloween. Let’s face it, Halloween just would not be the same without them. However, as much as we all enjoy the candies and sweets of Halloween, you are placing your child’s smile at risk if you let them overindulge. With the temptation …Read More

  10. Baby Teeth with Your Children’s Dentist in Thornton, CO

    A little game you like to play with your child every night is wiggling your finger along their gums. This gives you a chance to clean their mouth as well as get an adorable giggle or two. Everything is going normally until you feel something different. You see that their two lower front teeth are starting to come in! All of a sudden your mind is awash with questions. When should they come in? What…Read More