What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

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What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

Welcome new patients!  We get a lot of questions about what to expect at your first pediatric dental appointment.  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that you visit a dentist by the time they turn 1 year old.

Here’s what to expect when you visit our office:

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Encouraging Your Child to Floss and Brush Teeth

Posted by on Mar 28, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off

Encouraging Your Child to Floss and Brush Teeth

Do you have a reluctant brusher or flosser?  A child who drags their feet to brush their teeth in the morning or at night?  Here are some tips to try to encourage your young child to brush more often.

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Tooth Grinding and Your Child’s Teeth

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Tooth Grinding and Your Child’s Teeth

Some of our young patients have a problem with tooth grinding.  You might hear your own child rubbing their teeth together.  The sound alone can make a parent go crazy.

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Sign Up for Summer 2019 Dental Appointments

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off

Sign Up for Summer 2019 Dental Appointments

With the snow falling recently, you may not think it’s time to think of summery weather.  Summer, however, is one of our busiest times of year.  Parents love to schedule appointments when school’s out, and they can fill up fast.  So if you want a summer appointment, now’s the time to call ahead.

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Permanent Tooth Coming in Behind Baby Tooth

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Permanent Tooth Coming in Behind Baby Tooth

Children experience a lot of minor issues as they lose baby tooth and their permanent teeth come in.  One thing you might see is that the permanent tooth comes in before the baby tooth is out.  What should a parent do?

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When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off

When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

As your pediatric dentists in Tucson, we handle many of your child’s dental needs.  If your kid needs braces, however, you must see an orthodontist to correct those issues.  When does this occur?

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Children and Toothaches

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off

Children and Toothaches

Veteran parents generally have a good idea of what to do when a child catches a cold or has a fever.  However, they may not know what to do if a child has a toothache.

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Baby’s First Tooth

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Baby’s First Tooth

If you are a new parent, you’re looking forward to many milestones: first smile, smile word, first crawl.  As pediatric dentists, we look forward to seeing a child’s first tooth.

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Celebrate Holiday Veggies

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Celebrate Holiday Veggies

Everyone knows that the holidays mean great tasting food.  We hope your family enjoys some delicious holiday eating.  In between the cookies and eggnog, we hope you’ll also snack on some veggies too.

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Toys for Tots at Northwest Children’s Dentistry

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Toys for Tots at Northwest Children’s Dentistry

Thanks to everyone who’s donated food to Marana Food Bank at Northwest Children’s Dentistry.  We’re extending our food donations until December 14th.  As a bonus, we’re also collecting for Toys for Tots!

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