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5 Ways to Help Your Child Love the Dentist (And 2 that make Fear of the Dentist Worse!)

We all want what’s best for our kids, and that includes a healthy smile and a trauma-free dental experience. While, some children have a harder time than others, and there’s no magic bullet to make every child feel okay, having a consistent, positive, kid-oriented dental home can help the process go much easier. 

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Sorting out Silver Diamine Fluoride

Lately the dental staff at South Valley Pediatric Dentistry have gotten more and more questions surrounding a new alternative treatment for dental decay: Silver Diamine Fluoride. Silver Diamine Fluoride, or SDF, is a topical treatment, which can be used to stop the progress of cavities. It has been used outside of the US for decades,

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Tools of the Trade

Great dental health begins at home! The dental professionals at South Valley Pediatric Dentistry can help keep teeth healthy and strong with regular cleanings, check-ups and restorations such as fillings or crowns, but without daily at-home dental care, children are at risk for dental complications such as infection and cavities. Most of us know the

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Halloween Candy Buyback!

South Valley Pediatric Dentistry is proud to host our annual Halloween Candy buyback! In an effort to promote healthy habits and keep cavities at bay, our office will be exchanging cash for candy November 1st through the 4th. Parents and kids are encouraged to bring their Halloween haul to either of our locations during regular

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Thank You, Teeth!

Usually our articles at South Valley Pediatric Dentistry’s blog are chalk full of facts and information on dental health and the services offered by South Valley Pediatric Dentistry. But our love affair with healthy teeth goes deeper than statistics and analysis. Teeth do many wonderful things for us, and are too often forgotten, underappreciated and

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Flossing Facts and Fiction

You may have seen recent articles in which trusted news sources, such as the New York Times and Associated Press suggest that flossing your teeth is unnecessary. However, we at South Valley Pediatric dentistry stand with the American Dental association in recommending our patients floss at least once a day. Why do dental professionals like those at South Valley Pediatric Dentistry still suggest daily flossing when news articles and statistical reviews claim that flossing doesn’t help? To answer that question I’ve compiled a list of facts and falsehoods surrounding the whole flossing issue.

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Springville Office

688 West 400 South
Ste 101
Springville, UT 84663

Springville Phone

801-489-1301

Payson Office

854 Turf Farm Rd #5
Payson, UT 84651

Payson Phone

801-465-8300