Avoiding Cavities in your Kids’ Smiles

If a young child gets a cavity, what’s the big deal? After all, that tooth is just going to fall out and be replaced by an adult tooth soon enough, right? Well, that’s true, but there are two reasons why you’d want to work to prevent cavities in your kids. First is that a cavity in a baby tooth can... read more »

The Teething Timeline of Your Child

You may be wondering if your child’s teeth are developing properly. While every child’s smile is different, there are a few general rules you can expect your child to follow. Your little one will probably start getting their baby teeth between the age of six and ten months. Their last tooth should erupt before they’re three years old, but will... read more »

Breastfeeding is Amazing for Your Baby’s Oral Health

The nutrients in breastmilk are specifically designed to help your baby fight disease. It even reduces long-term health threats like asthma, ear infections, SIDS and obesity. But here’s something particularly fascinating to us at All Kids Dental Pediatrics & Orthodontics: there is solid evidence that breastfeeding improves your child’s oral health. Your baby is typically born with their all of... read more »

Visit Your Pediatrician Today for Your Child’s Dental Exam!

There are many things you can count on from our team here at Dr. Casey Johnson’s dental clinic in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. We specialize in developing healthier teeth by cooperating with your child’s mouth size by using smaller, adjusted dental equipment, explicitly designed for their comfortability and creating a less intimidating experience. This equipment provides a comfortable transition from an... read more »

Helpful Cleaning Tips for Orthodontic Braces

Did you know that orthodontic braces require a fair amount of cleaning and care to ensure they are working properly? Similar to a car, braces must be constantly checked to ensure they are functioning properly. If you let your braces fall into disrepair, they can drastically increase your recovery time. One of the best ways to keep your braces safe... read more »

Teaching Your Child How to Brush

Have you ever considered the importance of teaching your children how to brush their teeth? If so, you are not alone. Kids grow up fast and often times we realize too late when it’s time to brush our children’s teeth. Children’s teeth are important because they set up the foundation for their larger teeth. The first few years, you may... read more »

What Do You Know about the Tooth Fairy?

Throughout the work, parents everywhere have welcomed helpers to motivate children, in addition to making parenting fun. Along with real life role models, mythological helpers can help make the job of parenting more festive and in the case of the Tooth Fair, productive. As a matter of fact, along with Santa and the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairly has been... read more »

How to Make Dental Hygiene Fun for Kids

As your child grows, he or she learns how to take care of themselves. One of the skills they need to gain during this time is how to brush his or her teeth. Helping your child get into the habit of brushing at least twice a day for two minutes can be difficult. However, if you are creative, you can... read more »

The Top 5 Benefits of Invisible Braces

Are you contemplating getting braces, but are unsure of where to begin? When considering what types of braces to get, there are a myriad of factors to take into account. The following is a list of the benefits of switching to invisible orthodontic aligners, such as Invisalign®, compared to traditional wire braces. Benefits of Invisalign orthodontic clear braces: - Healthier... read more »