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Welcome Dr. Cory Peterson!

Welcome Dr. Cory Peterson!

Children's Dental Center is excited to announce that Dr. Cory Peterson has joined our team! Dr. Peterson was born and raised in the Sioux Falls area.  He received his undergraduate degree from South Dakota State University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from...

National Dental Hygiene Month

National Dental Hygiene Month

October is National Dental Hygiene Month.  In honor of this, we want to raise awareness of the importance of good oral health, and also recognize our phenomenal dental hygienists. We have seven registered dental hygienists on our staff.  Their talent and compassion...

The Best Options for Teething Babies

The Best Options for Teething Babies

Federal health officials have been warning parents for decades of the harmful effects of teething remedies that contain benzocaine. Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic that temporarily numbs the gums and gives children temporary relief of teething pain. Baby Orajel is...

Spirit of Volunteerism Awards

Spirit of Volunteerism Awards

We are honored to sponsor and present the Spirit of Volunteerism Youth Award to this year's winner, Shelby Specht.  Congratulations to all of the nominees in all divisions.  Your work and contributions to the community are noticed and appreciated....

Children and Teeth Grinding: What to Know

Children and Teeth Grinding: What to Know

Many children grind their teeth. Children’s Dental Center sees this a lot in the patients we serve. Most cases we see are not a cause for great concern. Teeth grinding, or bruxism, typically happens more frequently at night while a child is sleeping. Experts aren’t...