children’s dentist

Child Tooth Enamel Importance and Conditions, Part 1

For both children and adults alike, a vital area of oral care revolves around tooth enamel. Important for protecting the outer surface of teeth from several […]

Understanding Child Tooth Misalignment and Headaches

If your child has been experiencing recent headaches and you’re struggling to locate the cause, one area you may not have considered is improper tooth or […]

Making Flossing Easier on Young Children

There are too many Americans who do not floss their teeth on a regular basis, and for many, this behavior begins at a young age. Too […]

How to Care for and Maintain Baby Teeth

At Southridge Pediatric Dentistry, we’re proud to serve as your comprehensive children’s dentist in South Jordan and surrounding areas. We offer services ranging from basic checkups […]

Themes for Choosing Your Child’s Pediatric Dentist

Like with many other personal services, parents of children preparing for their first dental appointment should be canvassing several pediatric dental offices to find the best […]

Child Dental Terminology and Vocabulary to Utilize

For parents looking to soothe any dental anxiety or remove fears of the dentist in young children, one of the best tools at your disposal is […]

A Letter From Our Team

To Our Amazing Patients, We have missed seeing your smiles!  We hope that you are doing well and staying healthy.  Our community has been through a […]

Art Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our April Art Contest!  It was so fun to see all of the things you created.  We were so […]

Tips for Preventing Child Dental Phobias

It’s common for young children to have some apprehension or anxiety in several new or unfamiliar environments, and the dentist is a good example for some […]


We are holding a contest for the month of April and we want to see your artistic skills!  The theme for the contest is anything and […]

Activities For Your Little Ones

We know that this is a difficult time for everyone.  We miss seeing our patients and caring for their smiles!  Here are a few printable activity […]


Our office is committed to following the most current guidelines in fighting the spread of COVID-19.  The latest recommendation from the American Dental Association is that, […]

An UPDATED Message About COVID-19

***Updated March 17, 2020*** Our highest priority has always been for the safety and well-being of our patients and families.  We are receiving updated information from […]

Providing Humanitarian Dental Aid to Guatemala City

At Southridge Pediatric Dentistry, while we pride ourselves on the absolute highest-quality pediatric dental services in Utah – from pediatric dental cleaning services and basic checkups […]

Risks of Children Brushing Teeth Too Hard

As a parent, one of the key areas you play a role in for a young child is helping them develop their oral care, namely brushing […]

How to Respond to Child Dental Emergencies

Being a parent means being prepared for the unexpected, and the dental world is no exception. While we all hope our kids keep their mouths safe […]

Preventing Gingivitis, Periodontitis and Gum Disease in Children

There are a few unfortunate misconceptions out there in the dental world, and one such myth is the idea that periodontal disease (gum disease) and other […]

General Timeline for Baby Teeth Growing In

While the general timetable for when your baby will begin to see teeth erupting into the mouth is somewhat similar for most kids, every child is […]

Summer Sporting Activities and Child Mouthguard Use

With summer in full swing, many parents have children who are involved in seasonal sports or other activities. For those parents of children playing any form […]

Importance of Saliva for a Child’s Oral Care

Among both children and adults alike, spit can be something of a gross topic to discuss. But while it might not be the first area of […]

Fruits to Promote to Supplement Child Dental Care

As all parents should know, what your child eats has a huge impact on their oral health. Items with high sugar and fat content can be […]

Top Vitamins and Minerals for Child Oral Health

At Southridge Pediatric Dentistry, you could broadly categorize our children’s dental services into two categories. The first is our in-office services, which include everything from tooth […]

Understanding and Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Many parents, particularly new parents, may not realize the risks of tooth decay in their children. Tooth decay is one of the single most widespread diseases […]

Understated Avoidance Areas for Child Oral Health

As a parent, chances are you’re already locked into a good oral health routine for your child. Things like brushing twice a day, flossing regularly and […]

Making Fast Food More Mouth-Healthy

For most parents, child dental care is all about striking a proper balance. We all want our children to enjoy themselves and not be restricted on […]

Dangers of Sports and Energy Drinks

At Southridge Pediatric Dentistry, we’re here to provide a full range of services to keep your child’s teeth healthy. From basic cleanings up to kidsdental X-rays […]

Identifying and Stopping Thumb Sucking

For a great number of children, thumb sucking or finger sucking are general habits at a young age. Nearly a third of all children will suck […]

Parental Readiness for Common Child Dental Issues

There are certain parts of our children’s lives we simply can’t control no matter how careful we are, and one of these areas relates to dental […]

Basics of Newborn Oral Care

Becoming a new parent is a huge life event, one that comes with numerous questions and a whole bunch of new learning. One area where you’ll […]

Jessica W

We love it here. They are kind, gentle, and very receptive to our child and her specific needs. We will definitely be coming here for as long as we can and will recommend to other.

Sara I

We love Southridge Pediatric Dentistry! Everyone is so nice and they make my kids feel comfortable. My kids think it is fun to go to the dentist! Dr Farnsworth is awesome and even made getting cavities filled a positive experience. We also love all the dental assistants. We would highly recommend Southridge Pediatric Dentistry to anyone!

Holly G

I have two kids that go to Southridge Pediatric Dentistry. They make the experience so wonderful! They are seriously the best with kids! Even when there is a procedure that needs to be done they make it the best possible situation and make the kids feel as comfortable as possible. I highly recommend them!!!

Jennifer T

We love Southridge Pediatrics! We love both the dentists and the whole staff. They are friendly, kind, and very good with kids. The dentists are very knowledgeable and I trust them both. My kids love it here! They put the children at ease as well as the parents. I couldn’t recommend them more!

Michelle T

We love Dr Roth! He is gentle and kind with my kids. My kids look forward to going to the dentist. AND, I never have a long wait. They are always on time. A huge bonus!

March 11, 2018

Choosing Proper Child Toothpaste

January 29, 2018

Basics of Newborn Oral Care

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