Dentists & Your Baby: When is Juice Okay?

If you are a parent, your priority is doing everything you can to keep your baby safe and on the right track to lead a long, healthy, beautiful life. In today’s world, there are so many things that are constantly being thrown our way for consideration. Things our own parents never really worried about are […]

Dentists & Your Baby: When Should You Start Brushing Your Baby’s Teeth?

There is a sentence spoken by some households that terrifies each and every pediatric dentist. It sends chills down our spines, makes the hair on our arms stand up, and gives us a stomachache. “You don’t have to take care of baby teeth, they’ll fall out anyway!” While yes, baby teeth will inevitably fall out, […]

How to Your Stop Child from Grinding Their Teeth at Night

Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, doesn’t just affect adults. Up to 33% of young children grind their teeth. This can happen when baby teeth or when permanent teeth come through, usually at night. Luckily, most children drop this habit after all of their teeth come in fully. Grinding of baby teeth rarely causes issues though […]

Medicaid Dental Care for Kids FAQ

As you know, dental health is important to everyone’s health, especially children. That’s why states are required to provide dental care options for children but not necessarily for adults. These options fall under Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Discovery Kids Pediatric Dentistry accepts Medicaid and CHP+ Dentaquest plans that cover child dental […]

What to Know About Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

You might think that just because your child’s baby teeth are temporary, they’re not important. Actually, baby teeth, like adult teeth, are needed for chewing, speaking, and smiling while being placeholders for adult teeth. They serve a major purpose in development and without proper maintenance, your child could develop baby bottle tooth decay. What is […]

How to Teach Good Dental Hygiene for Kids

Teaching your child good dental hygiene is crucial in their development. Keeping teeth clean and healthy adds to a child’s overall health. Because of this, it’s important for children to understand how to take care of their smiles. How Do You Teach Children Good Dental Hygiene? There are plenty of ways to help kids maintain […]

Are Dentist Offices Essential Businesses in Colorado?

On March 19, Governor Polis issued an executive order to limit all treatment to emergency care to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and conserve PPE. Our office is taking extra precautions during this time, and we are still here for your dental emergencies and answering any questions you may have. Dentists are considered essential; however, […]

Why We’re Thankful

    EACH YEAR, THANKSGIVING is a wonderful time for us all to reflect on all the things we’re grateful for in our lives, and that’s exactly what we’ve done at our practice. Here are some of the things our team members feel particularly grateful for this Thanksgiving season. What We’re Most Thankful For Jessica-Dental Assistant […]

Best Things About Fall

AUTUMN IS SUCH A cozy, relaxing, inviting, and spooky time of year. It’s a time of changing colors, great seasonal treats, corn mazes, and great holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving. That’s why we thought it would be fun to get together and share with you a few of our favorite things about fall! The Best Things […]

Two new nominations for us!!!!

    Discovery Kids Dental has been nominated for the Gold Daisy Award with Macaroni Kids and a Family Favorite with Winnie. We would like to thank all of our families for the nominations! Please click the links below to place your vote!!     https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjYYB1d8_vAmWDuJ25aMOmSp4mUG7D7LDcwWajfS-T3CLKaw/viewform       https://winnie.com/family-favorites