What Could be the Cause of Your Child’s Sudden Bad Breath?

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

What Could be the Cause of Your Child’s Sudden Bad Breath?

We receive a lot of questions from parents either at the office or online.  Recently, a parent asked us why her child suddenly had bad breath, so we thought we would discuss our response in our latest blog.

What Do You Do in a Dental Emergency?

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

What Do You Do in a Dental Emergency?

As parents, we always worry about being prepared.  Accidents do happen, and one thing we here at Northwest Children’s Dentistry see our fair amount of dental emergencies in kids.  What should you do to help your child in a dental emergency?

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The Dos and Don’ts of Pulling Teeth

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

The Dos and Don’ts of Pulling Teeth

Everyone has heard of someone who had a teeth pulled by tying the tooth to a string on one end and a doorknob on the other.  In the past, parents would help kids lose teeth in all sorts of ways.  But what should you do when it comes time for your child to lose a tooth?

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Preparing for Your First Dental Visit

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

Preparing for Your First Dental Visit

Going to a new doctor or dentist can be a nervous experience.  You may not know what to expect or how the visit will go.  This goes double when your kids are involved.

If you are thinking of visiting us for the first time, here is a checklist of things to get yourself prepared.  We hope this helps ease some stress:

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The Importance of Fluoride

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

The Importance of Fluoride

We here at Northwest Children’s Dentistry get a lot of questions about fluoride.  Fluoride is an important part of your child’s dental health.  Research has shown that fluoride reduces cavities and helps repair the early stages of tooth decay, even before the decay becomes visible.

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.  This year’s theme is “Defeat Monster Mouth.”*

Flossing Your Kid’s Teeth

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

Flossing Your Kid’s Teeth

Flossing is one of those things that we all know we should do, but we don’t.  Even for kids, it’s important to floss daily.  Here are some tips for getting into healthy flossing habits:

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Losing Baby Teeth

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

Losing Baby Teeth

Losing baby teeth is another growing milestone during the early school years.  Here are some general statistics about losing baby teeth:

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4 Tips for Holiday Snacking

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

4 Tips for Holiday Snacking

Happy holidays!

We all love food during the holidays, but here at Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we want to make sure all the food doesn’t add up to dental problems for your kids.  Here are a few tips to enjoy holiday food and keep your healthy smile:

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What’s a Cavity?

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

What’s a Cavity?

Parents are always on the lookout for cavities, but what exactly are they?  This posts gives a more in-depth look on this common childhood ailment.

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