Does My Child Need to Wear a Mouthguard?

As you may have already heard, it’s important to protect the smile with a mouthguard, but how do you know when to tell your child to wear this beneficial appliance? Well, our dentist, Dr. Greg Weeder, is happy to help you by giving you the answers and information you need to keep your child’s smile… Read more »

Trick-or-Treating Tips to Keep Your Child’s Smile in Top-Notch Condition

Is your child planning on going trick-or-treating on Halloween night? If so, they are probably ecstatic about how much candy they will get and excited about the costume they are going to wear. As you may already know, Halloween can be a hard time for the smile, especially because of all the sugary treats involved…. Read more »

The Details About Pediatric Dentistry

Do you ever wonder why you should take your child to a pediatric dentist rather than a traditional dentist? If so, our dental team will be more than happy to tell you why. A pediatric dentist has specialized in pediatric dentistry, which is a branch of dentistry that focuses solely on the smiles of infants,… Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Preventing baby bottle tooth decay is of the highest importance when it comes to the oral health care in children. Baby bottle tooth decay is named thusly so because tooth decay in children is frequently caused by baby bottles, or more precisely, the substances within. Here are a few tips about baby bottle tooth decay:… Read more »

Are You Informed about Dental Sealants?

Are you looking for the perfect summer tooth treatment to ensure your smile will last throughout the summer, and for many years to come? When thinking about the benefits that dental sealants can offer, it’s important to remember that sealants are treatments that use specialized gels hardened by light sources directly on your teeth to… Read more »

Pregnancy Affects Your and Your Baby’s Dental Health

At Weeder Pediatric Dentistry, we understand the care you have for your baby’s health and your own health too! But did you know effective care can start with your oral health habits? Your mouth is the gateway to your body’s (and your baby’s) overall health. Oral health habits can affect the health of your baby… Read more »

The Uses of Nitrous Oxide in Dentistry

The uses of nitrous oxide in dentistry are primarily for sedation purposes. As a gas combined with oxygen, nitrous oxide can provide many interesting effects to help ease a patient into a lull and give them a sense of euphoria and relaxation. Here are some things you should know about nitrous oxide: – Nitrous oxide… Read more »

Thumb Sucking Can Be Bad, But There is a Solution

It is normal for babies to soothe their emotions and quench their hunger by sucking on their thumb, but, if they don’t grow out of the habit, it can be detrimental to their dental health. First of all, why is thumb sucking bad? Holding a thumb inside the mouth for prolonged periods of time may… Read more »

How to Make Oral Hygiene Fun

You know that keeping your child’s smile shiny is important, but do your little ones? Has toothbrushing time escalated into a routine of rebellion? Children are sometimes apathetic about the benefits of tooth brushing, but you can make tooth brushing the best part of their day. With a little imagination and some welcoming tips from… Read more »

Understanding Pediatric Dentistry

If you are a new parent and are unsure how to care for your child’s oral health, then you have come to the right place! Our team here at Weeder Pediatric Dentistry in La Vista, Nebraska, is dedicated to helping you understand the importance of pediatric dentistry and why it is important for your child’s… Read more »