The Ways You Can Help Your Toddler Stay Calm in the Dental Chair

Do you struggle to help your toddler feel calm, comfortable and entertained in the dental chair? If so, you’re not alone. There are many parents who struggle as well. Dental appointments for toddlers can be frustrating for many. Fortunately, we can work as a team to help your child have... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips for Babies

Do you want your baby to have a top-notch oral health? If so, you have come to the right blog! Today, our pediatric dentists, Dr. Bailey and Dr. Reimschissel, are happy to talk about oral hygiene for babies. Our tips can help you help your child have the best smile... Read more »

Toothbrushing for Children Over 3

When your little one becomes old enough to start caring for their own teeth (around 3-6 years old), it’s good to supervise them to make sure they’re learning properly and not using excessive amounts of toothpaste. Here are some tips on how you can help your child learn to brush... Read more »

Understanding Baby Teeth

Is anything more important than the health of your children? If you’re a new parent, you really understand that there’s nothing a parent would do to take care of their child. That’s why treating the teeth of your child is so crucial to do right, and we want to assist... Read more »

Advice About Teenage Oral Health

As you age, your teeth will start to form their permanent positions. You may find yourself in braces to straighten out a misaligned bite. In the meantime, you might be around peers that pressure you to look your best and you may feel self-conscious about your smile. Fortunately, there are... Read more »

Protecting Your Child’s Teeth Through Adulthood

You may know about baby bottle tooth decay and thought, "does it matter that baby chompers rot because they fall out anyway?" The answer is very much yes. Read this post to see why. Although baby bottle tooth decay affects the baby chompers, effects from the disease can bear into... Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Is at Increased Risk of Suffering from Severe Tooth Decay and Dental Fracture

Dental fractures can be caused by several different things and they can range in severity. Even if the area of compromised tooth enamel doesn’t cause you any immediate pain or discomfort, you should still have it examined by an experienced dentist like Dr. Samuel Bailey. As time goes on the... Read more »

Fluoride and Your Child

Fluoride is an important part of your child’s dental health. Fluoride consumed through municipal tap water and in toothpaste will help to strengthen your child’s teeth and bones as they develop. As an adult, fluoride toothpaste will help fortify the enamel in their adult teeth. Talk to your dentist about... Read more »

Be Sure to Provide Your Child with an ADA Approved Toothpaste

The dental professionals at West Valley Pediatric Dentistry understand that as a parent your child's health is very important to you. Instilling good oral hygiene habits while they are young will certainly help your child maintain good oral health in their adult years. Dr. Samuel Bailey advises that you can... Read more »

Preparing for Your Child’s Dental Filling Appointment

Sometimes, despite your best efforts to motivate your children to brush and floss regularly, they can still develop cavities. No worries! This is just good feedback for both of you about how your child is doing with their oral hygiene routine. It’s all part of the learning process. Is your... Read more »