What’s Good About Fluoride?

At Weeder Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Greg Weeder and our experienced team are pleased to help your child in La Vista, Nebraska achieve top-notch oral health and to preserve their healthy smiles. Today we want to discuss how fluoride works as another important tool in their smile care kit to protect their pearly whites. Why Fluoride?… Read more »

Tooth Decay in Your Children

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do if you’re interested in keeping your child’s teeth healthy and strong. You may also know that brushing and flossing your little one’s teeth is important. The truth is, if you don’t care for their teeth well, your child could face a number… Read more »

Why the Tooth Fairy is a Parent’s Helper

When it comes to parenting, it’s always nice to have helpers to motivate our little ones. Along with Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, parents have the Tooth Fairly to put a smile on their children’s faces, and “she” can do it throughout the year. Since your child can lose up to 20 baby teeth before… Read more »

How to Avoid Tooth Decay in Your Infant

As your infant begins to grow, so will their teeth. As their teeth begin to breach the surface of their gums around six months of age, it is imperative parents begin to show them proper oral hygiene. It will be years before they can do it themselves, so in the meantime, you will caring for… Read more »

Can Your Little Ones Enjoy Brushing Their Teeth?

You know that it can be hard to help your kids open their mouths when it’s time to brush their teeth. But it’s very important to help your children brush their teeth–especially if you want them to enjoy a healthy smile. Do you ever wonder what you can do to make brushing fun so your… Read more »

Toothbrush Tips and Tricks

Have you ever grabbed your toothbrush, used it, and then just flung it across the counter, too tired to put it back in a proper holder? If so, even a little action such as that could have a negative effect on your progress to optimum oral health. Even the smallest of mix-ups can result in… Read more »

Dental Tips and Tricks This Halloween

Are you ready for the Halloween season? If not, you are not alone. It always seems time goes faster each year. However, here at Weeder Pediatric Dentistry in La Vista, Nebraska, we are ready for this holiday season and are happy to provide you with some solid tips and advice on how to keep you… Read more »

What to Do About Your Child’s Pacifier

You probably know that when your child cries, a natural solution is to hand them their pacifier. Fortunately, there isn’t anything wrong with that—in fact, a pacifier can comfort your child and help you, as their parent, get some precious rest. However, if your pacifier isn’t used properly, or is used too long, they could… Read more »

How to Keep Your Child’s Smile Care up to Date

Children who struggle with chronic dental pain may not always tell you what is happening to them. You may notice that they appear anxious, depressed or tired, and even their teachers may not recognize their pain. More than one-half of all children aged 5-9 years have at least one cavity or filling in their smile…. Read more »

The Tooth Fairy & Similar Myths

Like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is a symbol of childhood. The Tooth Fairy exists in many cultures and across many religions. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Dr. Greg Weeder and our team at Weeder Pediatric Dentistry are happy to shed some light on the subject. The Tooth… Read more »