The Role Baby Teeth Play in Dental Health

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The Role Baby Teeth Play in Dental Health

Baby teeth sometimes get a bad rap as not being as “important” as the permanent teeth that grow in after them.  Baby teeth, however, play an important role in children’s dental development that should not be ignored.

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Involving Parents in Dental Health

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Involving Parents in Dental Health

We all have memories of what going to the dentist means from our childhood.  Some of us may remember our parents sitting in the lobby while having work done.  New patients sometimes ask us if it is okay to accompany their child to the dentist chair.

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Pediatric Dentistry’s Top 3 Prevention Techniques

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Pediatric Dentistry’s Top 3 Prevention Techniques

An ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure.  There are three basic prevention techniques that can drastically reduce the cavity formation.  Let’s go over each one in turn:

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Does Xylitol Really Help Reduce Cavities?

Posted by on Jul 26, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Does Xylitol Really Help Reduce Cavities?

As your Tucson-based pediatric dentist, we receive all sorts of questions from our patients and their families.  One that comes up periodically is: Does xylitol realy help reduce cavities?

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How to Cavity-Proof your Child’s Teeth

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

How to Cavity-Proof your Child’s Teeth

Many children receive cavities, but your child doesn’t have to be one of them.  Here are some ways to reduce your child’s risk of cavities:

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How to Deal with a Lost Baby Tooth

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

How to Deal with a Lost Baby Tooth

Children lose their baby teeth all the time when their permanent teeth come in, but what happens if your child loses a baby tooth in an accident before that happens.  Here’s what you should do:

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The Difference Between an Orthodontist and a Pediatric Dentist

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

The Difference Between an Orthodontist and a Pediatric Dentist

Here at Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we don’t like to overwhelm families with dental terminology that leaves you confused.  One question we receive is what is the difference between a orthodontist vs. a dentist.

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In-Office Fluoride Treatments

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

In-Office Fluoride Treatments

If you’ve been to our office, you may have had an in-office fluoride treatments.  What does that mean for your child?

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Summer Snack List

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Summer Snack List

Summer’s upon us, and the kids will likely be hanging around the house more often.  What should you feed them?  You have lots of options, but here is a list of summer snacks that will keep their teeth healthy:

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Traveling, Kids, and Dental Health

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Traveling, Kids, and Dental Health

The summer’s coming up, and that means many of our patients will be taking trips.  Just because your normal routine has changed doesn’t mean your dental routine should!  Here’s some tips to stay on top of dental hygiene while on the road:

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