February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Your child’s dental health is always a top priority to month, but in February, it’s also National Children’s Dental Health Month.  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has some great resources for you as part of this program.

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Your Child’s First Pediatric Dental Visit in Tucson

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Your Child’s First Pediatric Dental Visit in Tucson

Visiting a dentist for the first time can be a nerve wracking experience for both parents and children.  Here at Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we pride ourselves on making the experience a pleasant one so that your child looks forward to coming to the dentist in years to come.

Each dental visit is tailored to your child’s needs by age and personality.  We take time to listen to your concerns and let you know how we can tackle them as a doctor-parent team.

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Make Your New Year’s Dental Resolution

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Make Your New Year’s Dental Resolution

The new year is a great time to think about getting healthy and staying fit, and it doesn’t have to just apply to you!  You can also make a new year’s dental resolution for your kids too.  Here’s our list of things you should strive for in 2016:

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How Often Should Your Child See a Dentist

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How Often Should Your Child See a Dentist

We know that we should get our car’s oil changed every 3-6 months and our child should see a doctor every year, but how often should they see the dentist?

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Making it Through the Holidays with Healthy Teeth

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Making it Through the Holidays with Healthy Teeth

It’s that time of year again: time to be thankful for friends, family, and health.  We like to do our small part by giving you some tips on how to best take care of your children’s teeth.  Here are some tips you can use to keep cavities and other tooth-related ailments at bay:

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Motivating your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

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Motivating your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Let’s face it: even though we know brushing teeth is important, it can be difficult to get an unwilling kid to brush their teeth twice a day.

Here are some tips to motivate your little one to pick up their toothbrush:

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What’s the Difference Between an Orthodontist and a Dentist?

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What’s the Difference Between an Orthodontist and a Dentist?

We get a lot of questions about dentistry, and one question that sometimes crops up is: What is the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist?

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Non-Food Treats to Hand out for Halloween

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Non-Food Treats to Hand out for Halloween

With the arrival of October, it’s officially the time of year for autumn festivities, and there’s few events that kids look forward to more than Halloween.  Halloween means candy, and we hope you indulge in a healthy amount, but in case you were looking for some non-candy treat ideas, we’ve assembled the following list just for you.  Many of these items can be found at dollar stores sold in packs of 6-12.

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How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

How to Handle a Dental Emergency

All parents want to be prepared in case of an emergency.  Whether it be flash floods, a car accident, or a broken bone, we want to make sure we do the right things to ensure our child’s safety.

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Losing Those Last Baby Teeth

Posted by on Aug 29, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off

Losing Those Last Baby Teeth

This week’s blog focuses on a questions one of our Facebook fans wrote us.  That person wrote: “Kids start losing teeth around age 5-6. When do the last baby ones usually fall out?”

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